NAFA #8

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Front Cover: NAFA Good Gear Model, Zara McKean, with a metre-plus barra she caught trolling with Russell Kenny at his Liverpool River Safari Camp in Arnhem Land. (Photo by AJ)

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Table of Contents - NAFA Fishing Magazine

54 Float, Flutter and Flash

 Kim Courtenay waxes lyrically on the subject of lure selection and presentation in the tropical north.

 

64 Tips for the Travelling Fisherman

As John Mondora found, there are lots of rewards awaiting the angler who can travel widely and there are also lots of problems, if not downright dangers.

 

112 Bills in the Bottom Corner

Warren Steptoe provides a guide to the world-class billfish action available along Queensland's southern coast.

 

132 Saving Wetlands Fish Stocks

Kerry Sharp reports on a research project to assess the impact on barramundi and other aquatic species of barrages built to restrict saltwater intrusion into the Mary River wetlands.

 

280 The Real Women of Fishing

 There are some great women anglers in this country. Leeann Payne profiles just a few of them.

Locations

10 Great Southern Land — Adventures On The Great Australian Bight

Steve Starling was mesmerised by the scenery and fishing on the coast of WA's part of the Great Australian Bight.

 

72 The Kimberley — After the Storm

Col Roberts visited the Kimberley in the aftermath of a major cyclone and found spectacular scenery and fishing to match.

 

84 Capricorn's Shoalwater Bay — Fishing Paradise Found

Queensland's Shoalwater Bay isn't the easiest place to get to but, as Bill Bowtell discovered, the fishing is definitely worth the effort.

 

138 Weipa Gold

Kim Bain fished Weipa and learned why most experienced anglers in the tropical north wouldn't be caught dead without a couple of Gold Bombers in the tackle box.

242 The Dawson — River of Saratoga

Des Charles sampled the wonderful saratoga fishing in north Queensland's Dawson River.

 

Species

18 Fingermark Fever

fingermark has always been accorded great respect by tropical anglers. Ken Stien explains why.

 

44 The Mr Big Affair

Bushy with advice on what it really takes to bag a fair dinkum "four pound" bream on a lure.

 

48 Shadow Nights

Phill Heitmann provides us with a primer on night fishing for mulloway in Adelaide's Port River — invaluable advice for anglers fishing other locations as well.

 

126 Shark Catchers!

Geoff Wilson found that shark fishing provides some full-on, bash-'em-up piscatorial action.

 

222 Murray Crayfishing

Arthur Stavrow with some straightforward advice on catching the delicious Murray crayfish.

 

238 Surface Savvy

In this thought-provoking piece, Steve Starling blows the whole subject of topwater Bassin' wide open.

 

262 Blue Swimmers — The South's Answer to the Mighty Mud Crab

Phill Heitmann on finding, catching and cooking the delectable blue swimmer crab.

 

288 Tuna Tactics

Peter Horrobin with sound tactical advice on chasing the elusive tuna.

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