Author(s): Steve Cooper
Fully revised and updated, the new edition of Steve Cooper's Australian Fishing Guide now includes over 1000 fishing destinations, all of respected fishing writer Steve Cooper's top fishing spots around Australia. Divided into state chapters, Cooper offers detailed information on each of his favourite fishing spots and impressive images showing some big catches. The content highlights fish species in the area, tips of tackle and methods for each region, directions, accommodation options and features many great anecdotes from Steve's own fishing adventures. In addition to this, Steve also discusses the different types of fishing in Australia with his favourite destinations for each type. Knots, rigs and flies; bait gathering; issues to be aware of when fishing (i.e. licences); major fishing festivals and cooking your catch are also covered. And for those looking to identify their catch, Steve lists the top 60 fish species - each with an illustration, location, description and fishing method.
STEVE COOPER is a freelance writer based in Geelong. A former investigative journalist, he left newspapers to pursue his passion for fishing, and these days spends five months of the year on the water in Australia and overseas. Steve Cooper has written columns for many major newspapers and magazines, and is a regular contributor and columnist for several national fishing magazines. He also had his own radio show in Melbourne for four years and has written many books including Snapper Secrets, Australian Fishing Manual, Fishing Techniques, The Reel Issues and 1000 Great Places to Fish in Australia.