Fishing

19 Nov 2021

Effective Kayak Fishing

Nige Webster shares some of the best kayak tips and techniques to get you amongst the fish.

Fishing

27 Oct 2021

How to catch King George Whiting

BCFing experts know a ‘ting or two about catching whiting and have put together this guide to help you bring home a bag of fish next time you get out there!

Fishing

14 Oct 2021

BCF'ing Chrissy Gifts

Find Christmas gifts for your favourite boatie, camper or fisho as well as the all-terrain adventurer and watersports enthusiast.

Fishing

16 Sep 2021

Port Phillip Bay Snapper Guide

Check out this guide to help you get onto some great snapper in Port Phillip Bay.

Fishing

09 Sep 2021

How to Catch Trout in Victoria

We’ve pulled together all the information you’ll need to catch your first, second, or one hundredth trout.

Fishing

31 Aug 2021

How to Make Your Lures Last

Sick of your lures and tackle corroding away when not in use? Check out Sammy's handy little tip to make sure your gear lasts a lifetime.

Fishing

24 Aug 2021

Father's Day Gift Ideas

Find something special for all the adventure-loving dads this Father's Day at BCF

Fishing

28 Jul 2021

How to catch Flathead on Lures

Check out this quick guide on how to best catch Flathead using lures.

Fishing

28 Jul 2021

Spinning Reel Buyers Guide

The BCF’ing experts have put together a buyer’s guide to help you find the spinning reel that best meets your needs.

Fishing

04 Jun 2021

Squid Hunting

Winter is coming and the squid are on the hunt!

Fishing

24 May 2021

Fishing Line Buyers Guide

All you need to know when choosing a new fishing line.

Fishing

20 May 2021

Fishing the flats with soft plastics

Chasing big fish in the shallow waters of estuaries with soft plastics, is not only fun, but highly effective. Nige Webster shares his top tips for targeting bread and butter species in the shallows.

Fishing

17 May 2021

Off The Grid With The Badger Season 2 - Arnhem Land

The lads check out some top-notch scenery by four-by, in the tinnie and on the ‘hoof’ with nothing but the bare essentials.

Fishing

10 Mar 2021

Preparing your boat for fishing

It may be a part of your fishing routine already but for those who have had the misfortune of losing a fish to a messy boat, this ones for you! Our good mate Leila runs us through some key tips & tricks on preparing your boat for a days fishing. Check it out.

Fishing

09 Mar 2021

Fishing weedless lures

Weedless lure presentations are the key to unlocking snag-dwelling species in a range of environments. Nige Webster shares some tips for getting you into the weedless game.

Fishing

09 Mar 2021

How to fish the tides for flathead

Nige Webster explains how to fish the tides to great effect when chasing flathead.

Fishing

05 Mar 2021

Unsticking 2 piece rods

Our mate Sammy will show you a quick trick on how to get a stuck 2 piece rod apart.

Fishing

05 Mar 2021

DIY Flashy Gangs

Are you looking for a way to pimp up your pilchard rig for next time you are on the water?

Fishing

05 Mar 2021

Stubby Cooler Line Keeper

I'm going to teach you how to manage and control your spools of leader line and all that sort of stuff with one simple little trick.

Fishing

25 Feb 2021

Fishing crankbaits for bream

Looking for crankbaits to kickstart your deep water bream missions? Check out BCFs range here.

Fishing

25 Feb 2021

Can I go fishing during Coronavirus lockdown?

With the ongoing threat of coronavirus escalating by the hour and an ever growing list of rules and regulations playing havoc on our day-to-day lives, it’s important to keep up to date with this information.

Fishing

19 Feb 2021

Choosing the right spin reel

Choosing the right spinning reel for fishing is important, to not only balance your outfit, but to give yourself the best chance to reel in whatever you hook up to.

Fishing

30 Jan 2021

Hopping soft plastic prawns for barramundi

Nige Webster discusses the merits of understanding current shadows and using a passive lure type and flexible weight system when hitting barramundi staging locations.

Fishing

07 Jan 2021

Tackle Moisture Absorber Hack

The ultimate rust prevention hack! And it's ridiculously easy! Sammy Hitzke gives us the run down on looking after your tackle box.

Fishing

24 Dec 2020

Casting lures for pelagics

Nige Webster shares the techniques and gear required to make casting lures at pelagics a successful pursuit.

Fishing

10 Dec 2020

Mackerel trolling tips

Nige Webster shares some of the best trolling tips and techniques to get you amongst mackerel this summer.

Fishing

01 Dec 2020

Wahoo Magic

This is one for the ages! Sammy Hitzke Fishing's ultimate Wahoo session. From epic surface strikes to fish jumping into the boat, this epic video has it all! Check it out.

Fishing

18 Nov 2020

How to catch shallow water snapper on lures

Chasing snapper in the shallows is not only effective but highly addictive. Nige Webster runs through what you need to know to start your shallow water snapper journey.

Fishing

17 Nov 2020

FNQ Kayak Fishing with Back 2 Basics Adventures

Join our good mates Az and Stricks from Back 2 Basics-Adventures as they head out on an epic kayaking fishing trip in the freshwater of FNQ! Jungle Perch and Sooty Grunter are the target species for the lads.

Fishing

14 Nov 2020

How to catch deep water snapper on lures

Here are some tried and tested tips to help you successfully catch snapper on lures in deep water.

Fishing

07 Nov 2020

Soft plastics buyers guide

What to consider when buying soft plastics

Fishing

17 Oct 2020

Gear up for your next adventure

This is what it's all about! Getting back to basics in fishing paradise. Check out the latest BCFing adventure from our mates at Back 2 Basics-Adventures.

Fishing

10 Oct 2020

Fish handling practices

Here are a few handy tips & tricks for releasing your catch in the best possible condition.

Fishing

13 May 2020

Floatlining Rig

Floatlining is one of the simplest methods of bait fishing. It's also deadly on a wide variety of species, from demersals like snapper to marauding pelagics.

Fishing

13 May 2020

Braid Or Mono? Which one is right for you?

Have you ever been caught in the fishing line aisle, new reel in hand, completely stumped at the difference between all the types of lines currently hanging on the shelf?

Fishing

13 May 2020

Livebaiting for Pelagics

Fishing with live baits is deadly on a range of species with the pelagic family particularly fond of a free swimming bait or two.

Fishing

01 May 2020

How to cast a Baitcaster

Baitcasters can be tough to master, but once you learn the basics, you’re good to go!

Fishing

01 May 2020

How to cast a Spin Reel

Sammy runs us through some expert tips to help you make the perfect cast!

Fishing

29 Apr 2020

Bread & Butter Fishing

Sammy takes us back to where it all began, 'back to the basics'. Chasing bread and butter species such as Bream, Whiting & Flathead using the old faithful bait fishing techniques . Check it out!

Fishing

29 Apr 2020

How to catch Bream with Bait

Check out this quick guide on how to best catch Bream using bait.

Fishing

29 Apr 2020

How to catch Flathead with Bait

Check out this quick guide on how to best catch Flathead using bait.

Fishing

22 Apr 2020

Perks of fishing with an Alvey system

Our mates at Alvey run you through the perks of fishing with an Alvey system.

Fishing

22 Apr 2020

Beach Fishing. Where to & Casting

Learn from our mates from Alvey on where to fish and casting on the beach.

Fishing

07 Apr 2020

Rigging Weedless Plastics

Our good mate Lelia is back with another cracker 'How to' video. Rigging a weedless soft plastic can be a bit tricky. Leila shows us just how it's done! Check it out.

Fishing

13 Feb 2020

Off The Grid With The Badger

The man, the myth, the legend Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins is heading “Off the Grid” to explore the remote and picturesque Kimberley region.

Fishing

24 Jan 2020

3 ways to cook up Spanish Mackerel

Stricks from Back 2 Basics-Adventures shows us his top 3 ways to cook up a fresh feed of Spanish Mackerel. Tis' the season...Some cracker filleting tips along with some mouth watering cooking action! Check it out.

Fishing

23 Oct 2019

Lake Copeton Murray Cod Action

Lake Copeton is a renown Murray cod fishery located on the outskirts of Inverell, NSW. It's notorious for sending anglers home empty handed or, with a trophy sized cod to their name. Sammy and Colby get stuck into some monsters! Check it out.

Fishing

23 Oct 2019

Brisbane Local Fishing Action

What better way to start the morning than to hit up the local in search of a feed while trying a variety of methods!

Fishing

23 Oct 2019

Mixed Bag Fishing Action

Sometimes you just have to get on the water and get stuck into whatever is on the chew. Join Sammy Hitzke as he fishes solo and nails a mixed bag of kingies, pearlies, snapper and a few other tasties.

Fishing

22 Oct 2019

Bite Trace

Learn how to rig a bite trace to ward off all those toothy critters

Fishing

22 Oct 2019

Casting a Prawn Net

Catching a feed of prawns with a net is not only super-efficient, but damn rewarding, particularly when you land the net right in the sweet spot.

Fishing

22 Oct 2019

Attaching braid to your spool

Learn how to spool up a new reel with braid. Without the braid slipping.

Fishing

03 Oct 2019

Snapper Season Checklist

Mitch runs us through some cracker tips and techniques to use when fishing the bay. From bait selection to rigging, he has it all covered.

Fishing

03 Oct 2019

Barra Season Checklist

Nige Webster runs us through all the gear you need to land a Barra as well as some cracking hints and tips. Fish on!

Fishing

19 Sep 2019

Changing a rod tip

Need a new rod tip fitted and not 100% sure how to DIY? Check out this quick and easy how to guide.

Fishing

06 Aug 2019

Rigging a Ganged Pilchard

Fishing pilchards on a set of gang hooks not only ensures maximum hook up but perfect presentation too.

Fishing

06 Aug 2019

Beach Pilchard Rig

Pilchards are without doubt one of the most highly sought after baitfish going 'round. Seriously, almost everything eats them.

Fishing

06 Aug 2019

Bimini Twist Knot

The bimini twist is used to create a strong loop that can be employed as a double-line leader to which another leader can be attached via a loop-to-loop connection.

Fishing

05 Aug 2019

AG Chain Knot

Not as publicised as many of the other terminal fishing knots, the AG Chain is a sport fisher's secret weapon.

Fishing

17 Jul 2019

FG Knot

The FG knot has seriously taken the sport fishing world by storm and much of that comes down to its strength and slim profile.

Fishing

12 Jul 2019

Murray Cod Tactics

Sammy runs us through all the gear and lures needed to chase the iconic Murray Cod

Fishing

10 Jul 2019

Fast Jigging Tutorial

Fast jigging can take a little time to master, but once you get the hang of it, it's a seriously deadly technique on a wide-range of offshore species.

Fishing

10 Jul 2019

Filleting Snapper

Snapper can be tricky customers to fillet and many a botch job has been observed on a boat ramp cleaning table. It isn't a task worth fearing though, as it isn't as hard as you think.

Fishing

08 Jul 2019

Tailor Action

Catching Tailor off the beach has to be one of Australia’s most iconic past times, particularly on Fraser Island! Sammy gets stuck into a few nice Chopper Tailor casting lures into visible gutters.

Fishing

08 Jul 2019

Bait ball Snapper Action

It can’t be this easy can it!? Sammy gets stuck into some Solid Snapper that decided to school up right around the boat!

Fishing

04 Jul 2019

Cleaning Squid

Knowing how to correctly clean a squid in preparation for cooking is an essential skill for every seafood lover to know. It's a very simple process that transforms a whole, intact squid into a ready to cook squid tube. From there, the possibilities are endless, calamari, salt and pepper squid,

Fishing

04 Jul 2019

Dispatching & Bleeding Fish

Some people fish for pleasure. Others fish to eat. A lot of anglers fish for both. Regardless of your motivations for fishing, you should treat your catch with the respect it deserves.

Fishing

03 Jul 2019

Hike-in Fishing

Sammy runs us through the essential kit to take with you when you're heading on a hike-fishing adventure.

Fishing

03 Jul 2019

Leila's Lure Retrieval

Check out Leila's nifty lure retrieval hack. May come in handy next time you find those dirty snags!

Fishing

03 Jul 2019

Hook Sharpening 101

Whether your hook points have become blunt overtime or you're finding they aren't as sharp as you'd like straight out of the packet, there's a trick or two to getting them razor sharp.

Fishing

03 Jul 2019

Tailor Tactics

Having trouble working out what gear you need to tackle Tailor?

Fishing

04 Jun 2019

Throw a cast Net

An essential part of a Fishos know-how is mastering the cast net throw.

Fishing

30 May 2019

Caring for your cast net

Is your net still casting as well as when you bought it? If not try this hack to get it throwing like it's new

Fishing

22 Jan 2019

Cato Reef with Sammy

Check out our latest offshore adventure! The lads headed out to Cato Reef to tangle with some absolute monsters!

Fishing

10 Jan 2019

How to Catch Mackerel

Want to get your arms streched by a monster Mackerel? Check out this video for all the expert tips from Nige Webster

Fishing

10 Jan 2019

Gorge Cod Hiking Trip

Sammy and the lads head in-land on a trekking mission in search of the mighty Cod.

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

Choosing the right Lure Colours

Choosing the right lure colour is a question that almost every fisherman has been asked at least once. Here are a few factors to consider...

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

Fishing Reel Maintenance for salt water reels

Here is a step by step list to ensure your pride and joy is with you for many more sessions to come...

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

How to use Burley

When there’s burley in the water, the fish aren’t far away....

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

Metal Lures

Metal lures look pretty simple, but choosing the correct one for the target species is key....

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

Reel Hints and Tips

Here are some tips to help you choose the right reel for your particular style of fishing...

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

Rod and Reel Care

Taking good care of your reel can make a huge difference to its performance and lifespan...

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

Selecting Hardbody Lures

With the massive range of hard body lures available, it is easy to get tangled up. Here are some tips to help you de...

Fishing

08 Jan 2018

Soft Vibes

Whether it’s casting into snags, dropping on a reef or fishing a deep hole, these versatile lures will get you the bite you’re chasing....