NAFA #12

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ON THE COVER: 

Front Cover: NAFA Good Gear Models, Ann Lodberg and Nicole McKendry-Piano, with a 1.18m barramundi from Lake Prosperine. (Photo by AJ)

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Table of Contents - NAFA Fishing Magazine

40 THE CHANGING FACE OF TOURNAMENTS  

John Mondora reveals modern fishing tournaments are more about what’s best for the fishery, rather than the greatest weight of dead fish on the scales.

44 NIMBLE AND QUICK

Long-time mangrove jack aficionado, Dave Donald, takes a detailed look at jacks and how to catch them

48 KANGAROO ISLAND OPTIONS 

Shane Murton points out there are so many great fishing options at Kangaroo Island it’s difficult to decide where to fish next

54 WILD WATER PAYARA 

Col Roberts chases this tough sportfish in the extreme and often dangerous conditions of Brazil’s Urariquera River

86 SPAWNERS 

Fiction Steve Starling

96 ISLANDS IN THE SUN

The spectacular Whitsundays was the venue for our annual NAFA Good Gear Model pictorial

109 CATCHING THE COVER SHOT 

Dick Eussen was lucky enough to get a guernsey on the NAFA 2005 Good Gear model shoot… and quickly discovered the world of modelling and photography was a lot of hard work

166 CATCHING THE BIG BARRA 

Fantasy re-enactment at Lake Proserpine

173 SUSSING OUT SOOTIES 

Although sooty grunter are enthusiastic when it comes to smacking lures and flies, Ken Stien says a flexible approach may occasionally be required to maintain the catch rate

196 THE LURE OF THE COD 

Steve Cooper delves into the Australian folklore surrounding one of the country’s top angling targets — the Murray cod

201 FSI — FISHING FOR CLUES 

Lyn Bain says a little FSI — Fish Stomach Investigation — can provide valuable clues to solving many angling mysteries

204 MOON BARRA

Fiction with Phill Heitmann

234 THE JAPANESE LOVE THEIR FISHING  

Japanese anglers are extremely keen anglers and many are travelling the world to satisfy their piscatorial passion. Dave Donald has enjoyed their company for years

237 MEMORIES  Fiction with Jackson Baraz


242 TROUT IN THE DROUGHT   

Despite low and erratic rainfall, Ben Knaggs reveals a viable trout fishery within 15 minutes’ drive of Adelaide’s CBD

266 SOUTHERN RIVER ENCOUNTER  Fiction with  Peter G. Hill

325 FISKE ADVENTURE  

Kim Bain visits the home of Mustad fish hooks in Norway and fishes several different Nordic environments

330 TACKLE + LOCATION = UNBELIEVABLE! 

Shimano’s 2004 tackle show at the Arnhemland Barramundi Nature Lodge was an event to remember.

383 THE MAGIC OF BENDORODA  

AJ returns to Bendoroda to battle big, boisterous black bass at this sportfishing frontier

20  NAFA On Flathead


59   NAFA On Soft Plastics


112   NAFA On Fishing The Queensland Coast


179  NAFA On Bait


207  NAFA On The West


245  NAFA On Fly


273  NAFA On Boats with Warren Steptoe


341  NAFA On 4WD


395  NAFA On The NT


463  NAFA On What To Wear
 

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