The Big Fish
Learning to fish on The Big Fish03/29/15
We share some heart warming stories from our regulars this week on the question, "who taught you to fish?"
The Big Fish on the Line
Line: braid, fluorocarbon, mono filament, we have a great variety to choose from these days. We get our experts opinion on fishing line.
Small Pelagics on The Big Fish
This week The Big Fish focus is on the light game pelagics that have invaded our Sydney waterways of late, right up and down the NSW Coast people are getting into this great sport and enjoying the fine eating qualities of the Bonito, up to 70 cm, that...
The South Coast on The Big Fish
The Big Fish crew have had a great time fishing from beach and boat with Bushie on the South Coast at Merimbula. Mullet Gut Vic, the veteran, cleaned up off the beach with a great mixed bag, as you can see, and, after 78 years of fishing, also caught...
The Big Fish features the Flathead
We kick out this morning with Professor Natalie Moltschaniwskyj from the citizen science Redmap project to talk about some of the tropical fish turning up in our NSW waters, including the stunning Red Bass at Port Stephens and the colourful Coral...
Getting Deep on The Big Fish
Surface fishing with flies and lures is so much fun that we often forget about the deep dimension. Our experts share their thoughts on deep water sports fishing tactics on this weeks edition of the Big Fish.
Selection of the Species on The Big Fish
Selection of the species this week on The Big Fish with our experts picking one of their favourite fish and describing its habits, preferred habitat and the best tactics and techniques for targeting them.
Fishing mates on The Big Fish
This week on The Big Fish we look at fishing mates. A good fishing mate can make or break a fishing trip.
The Big Fish fighting techniques
Hooking a fish is just the start, landing that fish is also a skill, particularly on light line. This week our experts share their thoughts on playing and landing fish.
The Big Fish bags that bait
Lots of us prefer more sporting methods, like lures and flies, but live bait is just deadly, and can be fun to collect and use. In this edition of The Big Fish we get down in the sand and mud and find out all there is to know about live bait...
The Big Fish Saturday the 27th of December
The NSW Minister for Fisheries Katrina Hodgkinson joins us on The Big Fish to talk about the changes to fishing regulations in some of the Marine Protection Zones and the Weighmaster talks about breaking rods and fishing with fine gear. Bushy teaches...
The Big Fish Ask the Experts
At The Big Fish we are lucky enough to have, as regulars, some of the best anglers in New South Wales and this week on the podcast our listeners ask the experts. We kick out with Alex Bellisimo's brilliant observations on reading the beach, making it...
The Big Fish Playing Favourites
This week The Big Fish looks at the fishing gear that you have grown to love, functional fish catching tools that get the job done. All of our experts have a story to tell, including Snapper, who recounts the tale of the 12 "quid" rod that caught the...
The Big Fish Fly Fishing Special
It is amazing how many different species can be taken on fly, tossing surface flies for Bass at this time of year is, possibly, the best fun you can have with a fly rod. When it comes to fooling stream trout, it is the most effective method. Many of...
Monster Mulloway on the Big Fish
This week on The Big Fish we find out about the capture of a 34 kilo Jewie on a hard bodied lure and we spotlight a young woman making inroads into the male dominated, multibillion dollar, tackle industry, Brooke Tonson has her own tackle shop at...
Native Fish and Trout in The Wonderful West on The Big Fish
The Big Fish takes you fishing around the State, and first up this week we head to North-West New South Wales with a look at the great work being done by local fishing clubs to help the native fish compete with the invasive European Carp.
Lord Howe did he catch this King?
This week on The Big Fish podcast we head to Lord Howe Island with Big Fish 'Fishy Photo' contest winner James Smith, who shares the tale of his land based capture of a 1.4 metre Kingfish. It's off to the Burdekin River with Peter Morse to go fly...
The Big Fish with Attack of the Killer Kings and uncatchable Bream
The giant "untouchable" bream of the estuary oyster racks, thumb their blue noses at your average fisherman, but Bushy has worked out the only way to bring them undone! Poppers! You need leader like rope, quick reactions, and fearless casting to temp...
The Big Fish Micro Lures for Macro Fish
Micro lures may be little, but they catch big fish and look like being the big hit this summer for lure tossers in our NSW estuaries. Rob Paxevanos has had some great success on St George's Basin. This Recreational Fishing Haven is teaming with big...
The Big Fish Saturday the 25th of October
The Big Fish takes you fishing around NSW, with great tales, tips, tactics and techniques. we share the best locations and let you know where they are biting and what they are taking.
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