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  Targeting land-based squid is a favourite pastime for many people and quite fun to do as a family, with mates, the dog, or even just solo sessions. Being a year-round species is what makes squidding such a great form of fishing. The warmer spring and summer months are fruitful for the small to medium size models, with some big ones amongst them occasionally. It’s in the cooler months where the medium to large and even extra large size squid occupy the coastlines. Of course, not all winter squid will be extra large in size, but the size increases from...

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Even if you love to eat squid, you probably dislike the process of cleaning them. While the overall process is fairly simple, there are a few key steps you’ll need to carry out to ensure it’s done right with minimal mess. In this post, you’ll find out what parts need to be removed, why, and how to do it.   Armed with some know-how and a little bit of effort, you can easily clean your squid and enjoy them at home just like you would at your favourite restaurant. So how do you do it? Let’s start with the few simple steps you need to...

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cyclone, scaler bag, scaling bag, squid cleaning -

The CYCLONE fish scaling bag cleans squid, descales whiting perfectly and above all, is one of the best scaler bags on the market. Each strand is hand woven in Port Lincoln, South Australia using top quality commercial grade materials. You can use this fish scaler bag to clean squid and cuttlefish. Or even de-scale and de-slime scaled fish such as whiting. Once you use one of these scaling bags, you'll never go back to a low quality bag that will end up at the bottom of the ocean due to net failure. As mentioned in the video, checkout the links...

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uni knot -

The Uni Knot is an absolute must know for every angler. In my opinion, it's one of the best fishing knots to tie lures, hooks, swivels and snaps. Learn how to tie a uni knot in our first video tutorial of - The Fishing Knot Series. If there would be one reliable knot that could serve just about every fishing application, it would be the uni knot. Its ease of tying is a main factor as to why this is one of the best fishing knots. Whether you fish on the beach or on the boat, this knot will have...

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braid to mono knot, double uni knot -

The Double Uni Knot is a simple and strong way of tying braid to mono effectively. If tied correctly, the double uni knot can reach above 90% knot strength which is outstanding considering the ease of tying it. As the name says, it is exactly two uni knots that are essentially forced to synch against each other. Learn how to tie the double uni knot in the second episode of - The Fishing Knot Series. Fishing with leader material joined to your braided mainline generally has more favourable advantages such as increasing abrasion resistance, adding more line stretch and also...

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