There has been no fishing video or article that has ever inspired me as much as the story of Adam Epifanis or "Epi" as we all know him. In 2008 i picked up issue 58 of the Saltwater Fishing magazine and there was an article in there titled "Land Based Game Grand Slam" and it was Epi's story of the unbelievable achievement of landing 6 of the major species in one season. Anyone that fishes for game fish of the rocks knows it can take years, if not a lifetime to land one of these prestigious fish from the rocks and some guys have spent a lifetime chasing one of them without success. At that time, all i caught was a Kingfish and i was only dreaming of a Yellowfin or Marlin and i saw the anglers around me living the same dream. So it's needless to say reading that article just blew my mind. Here are the six he knocked off in the 2007 season, the "LBG Grand Slam" achieving his landbased Masters in one season, something
Monthly Archives: September 2016
Sep 10 2016
Landbased anglers always look for an advantage to cast just that little bit further and look for the best gear to do the job. The Assassin Shore Game 2X HEAVY rod coupled with the distance casting plugs GT Ice Cream do just that and both the rod and the lures are gaining a cult following on the cliffs of the west coast and east coast of Australia with switched on land based gamers.
The extra length of the Assassin Shore Game rod helps belt the lures out just that little bit further to get the strikes and for it's power it's extremely light, which is great for all day casting.
The rods are rated at 30lb - 50lb line and 50g - 150g cast weights and is rated at an amazing 7kg dead lift, which comes in handy to turn stubborn fish fast, which
Sep 02 2016
Helium gas ballooning has been popular for many years and particularly on the West Coast of Australia where the winds are predominantly offshore in season due to the warming land mass pushing the winds westward. Traditionally baits like Garfish are rigged under large 90cm balloons filled with helium to make the bait skip across the water enticing spectacular strikes from predators like Spanish Mackerel.In some locations the bait you want is difficult to get and even accidents do happen like freezer failure so it's good to know there is a viable alternative.
Squidgy Bluewater Livies in the Sea Gar pattern are a proven