Oct / Nov

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Overview

The October - November 2017 edition of WA's only fishing magazine, Western Angler, is out now and it’s the definitive source of WA fishing information. It's once again packed with great articles on fishing in Western Australia.

Plus two lucky readers could win a Halco Tackle Pack simply by subscribing to Western Angler.


Main Features

BLOOPING FOR BARRA

By Andrew McNaboe

Pilbara local Andrew looks at how fishing surface lures can be dynamite for barra over the coming months. It’s effective and entertaining!

SHORE TROPHIES PART II

By Tim Lee

Tim examines the tactics and tackle needed to subdue gamefish from the WA rocks. A must-read for anyone keen to try this style of fishing.

ABSOLUTE PEARLER

By Scott Coghlan

Scott received an invitation to try out a new fishing camp in the Kimberley and was blown away by the sight fishing opportunities it provided, not to mention the comfort of camp at Kuri Bay.

BUNBURY BEACH BONANZA

By Craig Racco

There are some great shore-based fishing opportunities around Bunbury if you know what you are looking for, especially over the warmer months. Craig offers his tips for success.

BEACH BANDIT

By Alesandro Daniele

Alesandro gives the WAngler project boat its maiden beach launch and it passes the test with flying colours.

Western Angler Magazine issue contents
Western Angler Magazine issue contents
Western Angler Magazine issue contents

Columns

Western Angler Magazine issue contents

EDITORIAL

Gut feel and technology can both play a part in fishing success, but which offers the greatest satisfaction?

SHORE ANGLES

Smithy has been visiting Dirk Hartog Island for the best part of a decade and has learnt a lot.

TACKLE AND TACTICS

Ando is very pleased with his new inshore combo.

McGLASHAN’S MUSINGS

Al looks at the basics of fighting big fish.

OFFROAD ANGLER

It’s back to a Cruiser for Bomma after a few years with a Jeep.

BOATING ANGLER

The demersal closure is upon us but there are plenty of other options.

Columns

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

It’s the time of year for sailfish in Exmouth Gulf and Josh is an expert on catching them.

KAYAK ANGLER

Spring has sprung and that’s freshwater season for Tuckers.

ELECTRONIC ANGLER

There are three main types of marine radios available but which is best for recreational skippers.

JUNIOR ANGLER

Curtis attempted to put theory into practice when chasing billfish off Exmouth.

BACK LASH

Jamie pens an open letter to the Fisheries Minister, calling on him to leave a significant legacy for recreational fishing in WA.

Regulars

Western Angler Magazine issue contents

UNDERCURRENTS

NAUTICAL NEWS

FEATURE SPECIES: Barramundi

WHAT’S COOKING – Pickled octopus tasting plate

WESTERN ANGLER SUBSCRIPTIONS

JUNIOR ANGLER COMPETITION

WESTERN ANGLER NEXT GEN

WHAT'S NEW