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Blowering Dam – Metre Cod in Spring

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By Tallis Cotterill After many seasons of fishing the cold nights in winter, we now know its hard work! Blowering Dam in particular is a massive grind. At the end of the 2018 winter all Blowering anglers received the exciting news that cod season would be open throughout spring. (317)

Annual Social Fishing Trip 2018 – Murrumbidgee River

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Easter is the best time of year to be outdoors and spending time on the water with good mates. This year we were blessed with incredible weather as we spent the weekend floating down the Murrumbidgee River! Our trip was planned well in advance for four of us to float in the two Takacat Sport […]

Handle with Care – Regulations for Handling Protected Species

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The question is often raised in regards to the rules and regulation when it comes to handling fish in particular Trout Cod or other protected species like Murray Cod that are under or over the slot limit. As they are classed as a species in NSW that must be released immediately. The one issue that […]

Murrumbidgee River Trip – September 2017

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Last weekends above average September temperatures made for perfect fishing conditions. We spent the morning fishing the Murrumbidgee River in search of some resident Golden Perch and we weren’t disappointed. The fish were taking lures aggressively and we only missed (1235)

Giant Dreams – Tallis Cotterill Doubles up on Metre Murray Cod

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No matter what it is in life; work, school or fishing, I am a goal setter! I believe there is nothing more satisfying then setting a goal, working hard and achieving success. Clearly when setting goals you need to stay grounded but don’t be afraid to reach for the stars! (1125)

Social Fishing’s June Long Weekend Fishing & Camping Trip

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Written by Rhys Creed Nothing beats packing the car full of gear and hitting the road in search of new water, an adventure and good times! The June long weekend is a great time to do this especially when it comes to the camping. It’s cool enough to light a fire and sit around sharing […]

Class 1 Confusion

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As I write this anglers in NSW southern dams are having a ball right now catching bag loads of Redfin (English Perch). Now if I was to gather up 100 anglers and say (2472)

The 102 from Nowhere!

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Industry Talk – 9th February 2017 Chris Cotterill The stage was set for the Social Fishing team to film our much-anticipated small creeks and streams Murray Cod on Surface Tutorial for the Complete Guide Series, after our previous attempt to film (586)

The Fury strikes again! Producing this MONSTER 120cm Murray Cod on the cast!

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Over winter and the past couple of weeks we have spent a huge number of hours on the water searching for big fish. During the middle of winter we dropped 13 big fish in a row and the luck just wasn’t on our side. There were a few bust offs and a couple of smaller […]

Smart Sports Fishing

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Industry Talk – 12 December 2016 Chris Cotterill Sports Fishing has moved forward in leaps and bounds from the times of the greats like Zane Grey who tamed 1000lb Black Marlin with gut line and very simplistic overhead reels. (242)

Camping at Blowering Dam in Winter

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Written by Peter (Stumpy) Brunt Not being able to get out for a fish since we did the 3 day drift with the IFISH crew back in May was starting to get on my nerves. I was keen to get up to Blowering Dam before the (3882)

Tallis Cotterills 122cm Shallow Water Murray Cod

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Written by Tallis Cotterill As anglers we are always finding new techniques, new locations and setting new goals for ourselves. My goal of catching a metre Murray Cod on the cast has been a life long dream but after seeing social media go crazy with big (2680)

Help End Illegal Fishing

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The afternoon silence is broken by the sound of outboard motor slowly rattling its way up the winding river with its driver diligently listening for the sound for oncoming boats. Every now and then glancing over his shoulder for anyone coming up from behind. (2832)

Chris Cotterill’s 125cm Monster Murray Cod on a Soft Plastic

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Written by Chris Cotterill The long weekend was nearing us and the grand plan was to cast for fast water river Murray Cod. Well like I said that was the plan…… Divine intervention had other plans; the sky’s (1506)

Cracker Surface Hitting Goodoo!

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The story that comes with this fish is one you want to hear. Now is the time to be targeting monster cod in the dams on surface! It may be cold but when you hear that heart stopping BOOF and feeling the line running from the spool with ease you forget about the chilli conditions. […]