TOP TEN: SURFCASTING TIPS

Surfcasting means getting wet and beaten up by powerful surf, it’s one of the hardest challenges in fishing but also the most rewarding.  It is a simple form of fishing that doesn’t require a lot of specialist tackle, but there are several key things to consider before packing up the 4×4 to head down the beach.  To help you land …

Mule Side X Side

The opening weekend for duck shooting is an eagerly anticipated event and this year the usual excitement went up a few levels as we had the use of the new Kawasaki Mule PRO FXR Side by Side to help us get to our hunting areas and head down the beach surfcasting. Each year in early May I head up to …

SURFCASTING – PART 2

Following on from the Jan/Feb issue, experienced surfcaster Dennis Hewetson imparts his general knowledge for keen, novice surfcasters to help catch more fish off the beach. In Part 1 we covered “where to fish – holes and sand banks” with tips for recognising a good piece of water most likely to harbour fish.  We also looked at what baits work …

SURFCASTING IN SPRING

I love springtime, warmer days and longer daylight hours for surfcasting means you can fish more comfortably in the surf.  It also is a great time to target fish off the beach, as they have awakened from the colder winter conditions to feed more actively before spawning starts. I have discovered from experience, that there are a few things you …