In this section of our website you will find past articles by our specialist writers on Offshore Fishing. We cover offshore destinations, charter companies, conservation issues, tips on tackle and equipment, share fishing secrets, new gear developments etc.

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With the rise in popularity of dropshot fishing in recent years, the humble old bucktail jig seems to have been all but forgotten. It is a lure that I never leave home without, and it has served me so well over the years that I feel that if I were...
If you are targeting this fish in particular, it is extremely important to wind it really slowly to the surface to minimise the barotrauma. WORDS & PICS: MARK DE LA HEY   Many of the bottom species are not quite as fast or as strong as ...
If you want to make the best of all the excellent game fishing along our coast, you simply have to master the art of trawling. Some of our most exciting fish are primarily targeted by trawling a spread of lures. All the tuna species – bonito, d...
Petite, vivacious, blond Shani Stewart is a fisherwoman of note! She has caught fish off the coast of Hamburg in the Eastern Cape, queenfish in Abu Dhabi and she travels 1 100 km to fish alongside her husband and the guys when they go deep-sea fishin...
In the last issue, we went through a list of must-have spoons for offshore spinning; in this issue, I am going to take a look at some other options for the same class tackle (4000- or 5000-size reel with 20lb to 50lb braid) so you have a full variety...