Category: Expert Insight

Know your fish and how to catch them

Know your fish So you have got a pink slip from the missus and you're headed for a day out to revel in your most basic instinct - to hunt or in this instance fish. The big questions is so what you fishing for?   - And if your answer is “Anything that bites and swims” Then this article is for you. Having spent time with some pro-fisherman, the difference between…

Landing the Big one

The end of your rod dips, dips again and you strike. The hook is set, the reel screeches and the fight is on. In your mind your already sitting in the pub regaling your mates with a hardly embellished story, imagining the photo where you can't even fit your fish's huge bulk into the frame. Then all of a sudden the rod goes slack and the only thing you are left…

Its Knot Who You Know – The 6 best beginner knots and how to tie them

Most beginners think that by buying a really expensive rod and reel combo that this will guarantee them to catch "The Monster". But as most experienced fishermen know all to well - Its your Knots that let you down. Poorly tied knots will slip or break, but conversely really great knots tied well can actually increase the strength  of your line - and land you the whopper of your dreams.…

Mountain Bike Checklist

Starting out in Mountain biking can be quite daunting, especially stepping inside a big gear retailer. Well its not all bad and as you think - Use our handy mountain biking checklist to make sure your prepared and ready for your next big ride.  Basics Mountain bike: Always advisable going into a store to get the right bike to suite your body type and the types of terrain you will most…

Choosing your first Mountain Bike

Choosing your first Mountain Bike Ok, so you are new to new to mountain biking and are super keen to explore the sport. You head into a mountain bike shop and realise that some of the bikes cost more than your car and there are more options to choose from than chocolate bars in a grocery store. Well don't panic - because understanding what to look for makes the process…