Home Podcast Interviews Ep 2 – Chris Cotterill: The Evolution of Fishing Techniques
Ep 2 – Chris Cotterill: The Evolution of Fishing Techniques

Ep 2 – Chris Cotterill: The Evolution of Fishing Techniques


Ep 2 - Overview

On the second episode of the Social Fishing Podcast I introduce to you one of the long-time members of the Social Fishing team and co-host of the podcast, Chris Cotterill. In this first episodes I sit down with Chris and interview him to share a bit of his background and upbringing.

After this we get into talking about the evolution of fishing techniques and how they have changed so much over the past 20 or so years. Chris talks about incredible aspects of the way we fish and he thinks the way forward is not in the new gear but more about becoming better anglers.

In this episode

How fishing started for Chris (4:00)

The effect of banning setlines and the change in laws (8:30)

Mindset shift from keeping fish to ‘catch and release’ (14:00)

The beginning of lure fishing for natives (24:30)

Chris’ first Murray Cod on a lure (30:00)

Evolution and introduction on new lures, early 2000’s (33:40)

The future prediction for the direction of fishing techniques (40:00)

Chris’ favourite catch (56:30)

Connect with Chris Cotterill

Mentioned in this episode

Complete Guide Logo


Ignite Cod Fury soft plastic for Murray Cod with dark background


Social Fishing Social Fishing is the ultimate hub for Freshwater Fishing Education! Social Fishing is a community based website packed with information, education and support for all freshwater anglers. The Social Fishing Team are passionate not only about fishing but educating others and giving them the chance to experience this past time that we all love!


Join the Biggest Freshwater Community

Do you want to learn more about Freshwater Fishing? Join the Social Fishing Community today to receive your copy of our FREE newsletter!

You have Successfully Subscribed!