Many fishos dream of exotic destinations. It’s human nature to ignore our own backyard and focus on distant waters. However, there are also plenty of great local fishing right on our doorstep. It’s taken a global pandemic for many of us to realise this. If you live or work in an urban area, you’ll be happy to hear most urban waterways feature some incredible fishing. Here are five top tips for approaching urban waterway fishing to help you make the most of your local fishing spot.
If reaching your boat ramp involves slow city traffic, try launching elsewhere and travel to your spot via the water. There are no red lights on the water!
- There are no secret locations in urban settings. Don’t be afraid to ask others for urban fishing spots and how to fish them.
- Fish when others sleep (or work). The best times to fish are usually early morning, late afternoon, night-time or mid-week.
- Experiment with new gear. Urban fish have seen more lures and bait than most fishos. Show them something new!
- Fish man-made structures. There’s no shortage in an urban estuary.
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