Ocean Kayak Talk

Catching snapper on plastics

Theres plenty of good snapper being caught at the moment and all good sizes ranging between3 to 5 kg! The best bait is fresh squid so its a good idea to start early and try and catch some fresh squid using a squid jig. They are also keen on the plastics at the moment...

Fishing in New Zealand

In the next few weeks I’m going to post a few vids of some fishing I did in New Zealand. I was fishing the North Island at various places, all of which had spectacular scenery. The first place I fished was the Coromandel Peninsular which is about 2 hours South of...

Cooking your freshly caught squid on the kayak

With winter well and truly upon us i thought it was time to post a quirky squiding segment. There’s been plenty of squid around and they are really easy to catch and great to eat. Watch this clip and see just how easy it is. There’s a on board cooking segment as well...

How to catch tailor using lures

The trick is to try and match the lure to the size of the bait thats in the water. With plenty of Tailor still around I thought I’d post another “how to catch” YouTube clip. I’ve been catching a lot in close to the rocks where the wash comes out and also along the...

How to catch salmon

With the water starting to cool slightly, it’s time to start targeting those fun little Australian Salmon. These fish swim in large schools and can be found in close to short around bombies and right up close along the rock platforms and along the beaches. They...

Squid jigging off Gerringong

In late February, I went squid jigging, heading out with high expectations. I loaded the kayak up with all the gear (3 rods and reels, Fusion stereo, 3 x cameras, Pacific Action Sail and plenty of food and water). I was planning for a big trip out from Gerringong...

It’s Marlin Season

It’s time to start chasing the Marlin. There’s been heaps of reports of juvenile Black Marlin from 20kg to 30kg being caught up North around South West Rocks right up to Fraser Island. These young Blacks are all in close to shore so you don’t have to travel far to be...

Gerringong Trip

With winter well and truly behind us I’m starting to get very itchy feet for it won’t be long before the warm blue water’s start making there way down the coast bringing with it all the bait fish and all the predators like MARLIN along with all the other pelagics....