2022 Autumn Magazine - Printed


Established in 1985, Western Angler is Western Australia’s longest running and best fishing magazine. It contains features and columns on everything fishing from WA and beyond. With the very best fishing tactics, tips, stories and techniques. Expert boat and gear reviews, stunning fishing photography and some of Australia’s best fishing writers.

Major Features

RECHARGING IN RECHERCHE ARCHIPELAGO

OLI STEVENSON believes the offshore fishing around Esperance is very underrated. He looks at some of the best options for local and visiting boat anglers.

ALBANY AN OPTION IN ANY WEATHER

PAUL CUNNINGHAM didn’t let the weather stop him fishing during his time in Albany and he found plenty of offshore options for almost all conditions.

ANOTHER AWESOME AUTUMN OF SALMON

ZACH RELPH reports on what is shaping up to be another awesome autumn spent on our South West beaches chasing salmon.

BARRA QUEST COMES UP TRUMPS

SCOTT COGHLAN gets back to the Kimberley and a new PB barramundi was the highlight of a superb trip aboard Kimberley Quest.

EXMOUTH’S DARK SIDE OFFERS PLENTY

BEN SVENSON isn’t deterred when the weather limits the west coast options in Exmouth. He considers some of the fantastic alternatives in the Gulf.

THE SHORE THINGS AT SHARK BAY

COURTNEY JONES has returned from yet another visit to Shark Bay. He shares some tips to help shore fishers enjoy some great light tackle action.

CRITICAL TIME IN THE DEMERSAL DEBATE

IAN STAGLES has an unmatched knowledge of fisheries management in WA and has watched the developing demersal issue with great interest. He offers his thoughts.

MIRACLE FISH REVIVE THE MEMORIES

LEITH HOLTZMAN looks back at a few magic moments from his fishing journey when it was thankfully not another classic case of “the one that got away”.






Columns

EDITORIAL

Councils that are rushing to put the clamps on shark fishing are usually missing the point.

TACKLE MATT

A light lure casting rod from Assassin looks a winner for the salmon season.

ADVENTURE MUM

Thanks mainly to her kids, Emma has rediscovered her passion for spearfishing.

OFFROAD ANGLER

Bomma signs off with his final Offroad Angler column for WAngler after an incredible 34 years.

SHORE ANGLES

The use of berley will never go out of fashion and it can help surf fishers greatly improve their chances of success.

HALF HITCH

Darryl had a fantastic time fishing some of his favourite waters with Top Gun.

Columns

KAYAK ANGLER

Summer saw a Swan River tailor run for the ages, and it wasn’t only the choppers that were looking for a feed.

BOATING ANGLER

Luke says the new Lowrance Elite units boast a serious punch for their price

WHAT’S COOKING

On the coat tails of a long summer, Dale has a light tuna salad for autumn.

JUNIOR ANGLER

Tim discovers a wide range of family fishing options around Albany during a southern sojourn in the school holidays.

JUST ADD WATER

Curtis considers the implications of a spearfishing catch that polarised opinions on social media.

BACK LASH

A small boat, a couple of intrepid anglers and a generic Mid-West beach proved to be a winning combination.

Regulars

UNDERCURRENTS

NAUTICAL NEWS

McGLASHAN MOMENTS

ANGLER PROFILE

WHAT’S NEW

BOAT REVIEWS

MAKING WAVES

SUBSCRIPTIONS

READERS’ PHOTOS

JUNIOR COMPETITION


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