Australian Lure Fishing Podcast

We’re adding new Australian lure fishing resources several times every week, including:

  1. Deep dives on how to target a single species at a top location.
  2. Top fishing spots and species in a region for a given season.
  3. Topical masterclasses and rants for thinking anglers.
  4. Guest hosted interviews by some of Australia’s best anglers.

For those who support ALF there’s members-only masterclasses and resources over at Team Doc Lures.


Current ALF Podcast Episode

Episode 553: Adventure Fishing And YouTubing With Rodney Pacitti

Episode 553: Adventure Fishing And YouTubing With Rodney Pacitti

Rodney Pacitti isn’t so much a hard-core sportfisher, but an adventure fisher who island hopes in small boats, fished offshore from kayaks and does solo survival trips where lure-caught fish are his main food source. In todays episode we talk through this, but also spend some time exploring the success factors for fishing YouTubers.

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Recent Australian Lure Fishing Episodes

Episode 551: Richmond River Bass with Joseph Urquhart

Episode 551: Richmond River Bass with Joseph Urquhart

Joey Urquhart grew up fishing the Richmond River system, progressed to tournament angling and then became an award winning hand-crafted lure maker. He still lives near the river and fishes it frequently, so there are not too many more qualified to take us onto these waters in search of bass!

Episode 550: Best Spring Bass Fishing Spots With Keeghan Painter

Episode 550: Best Spring Bass Fishing Spots With Keeghan Painter

Spring bass fishing can be challenging but rewarding, with fishing moving back and forth between deeper and shallower environments. This means they can be taken on everything from blades and jigs through to soft plastics and jerkbaits. Tournament Gun Keeghan Painter spends todays episode going through five of his favourite spring bass fishing haunts, helping us to understand how each one fishes as the weather starts to warm.

Episode 549: Northern NSW Land-Based Jewfish With Josh Annand

Episode 549: Northern NSW Land-Based Jewfish With Josh Annand

The NSW Northern coastline is a superb destination for a great many prized fishing species, but few are so revered as the jewfish. Definitely one the country’s more challenging fish species on lures, it’s understandable that many keen jewfish anglers guard their knowledge closely. Today’s guest Josh Annand isn’t one of those though. He came onboard the ALF podcast to share what he’s learned about targeting jewfish on lures from the stones – and he didn’t hold back.

Episode 548: Brisbane Kayak Threadfin With Luke Lispet

Episode 548: Brisbane Kayak Threadfin With Luke Lispet

Chasing threadfin salmon is tons of fun at the best of times, but when it’s done from a kayak in a busy port and the fish are frequently metre plus specimens, it’s downright exhilarating. Today I chat with Yakhunter Australia founder Luke Lispet about his consistent success catching quality threadies from the Brisbane River out of a kayak. Even if those not into kayak fishing will find this conversation inspiring, but for the keen yak fishers it’s definitely one not to miss!

Other Recent Australian Lure Fishing Episodes

Episode 547: Fishing Around Exmouth In Spring With Steve Riley

Episode 547: Fishing Around Exmouth In Spring With Steve Riley

Every time I interview Steve Riley about fishing the Exmouth area I get blown away by the opportunities on offer, but I think this interview could be my favourite so far. Steve spills the beans on five land-based fishing spots that are available to visiting anglers during spring. In the course of the conversation we cover everything from bream and whiting to tuna, reef species and pelagics including monster GT from the beach. What a destination!

Episode 546: Sydney Bream With Andrew Death And Luke Kay

Episode 546: Sydney Bream With Andrew Death And Luke Kay

You won’t find busier or more pressured fishing waters in Australia than Sydney Harbour or the Lane Cove River. Today’s guest Luke Kay is a fierce and successful kayak tournament competitor who lives close to and regularly fishes these waterways. During this interview he delivers a masterclass on bream fishing this system that shouldn’t be missed by any keen angler.

Episode 543: Gold Coast Squid With Clint Ansell

Episode 543: Gold Coast Squid With Clint Ansell

The biomass of squid on the Gold Coast is extraordinary, so for anyone keen on pleasant a day out on the water with a tasty seafood treat at the end is in for a treat! Clinton Ansell is a GC based fishing guide who really knows his way around the squid – and so will you after listening to his interview!

Episode 542: Spring Fishing Spots Around SEQ With Nabeel Issa

Episode 542: Spring Fishing Spots Around SEQ With Nabeel Issa

For the boating angler, Southeast Queensland during spring is all about big snapper, quality jewfish, threadfin salmon, flathead and plenty more! Nabeel Issa is a multiple time ALF podcast guest and always has plenty of great info to share. Today he walks us through why spring is his favourite time to fish in SEQ and gives us the rundown on how, when and where.

Other Recent Australian Lure Fishing Episodes

Episode 547: Fishing Around Exmouth In Spring With Steve Riley

Episode 547: Fishing Around Exmouth In Spring With Steve Riley

Every time I interview Steve Riley about fishing the Exmouth area I get blown away by the opportunities on offer, but I think this interview could be my favourite so far. Steve spills the beans on five land-based fishing spots that are available to visiting anglers during spring. In the course of the conversation we cover everything from bream and whiting to tuna, reef species and pelagics including monster GT from the beach. What a destination!

Episode 546: Sydney Bream With Andrew Death And Luke Kay

Episode 546: Sydney Bream With Andrew Death And Luke Kay

You won’t find busier or more pressured fishing waters in Australia than Sydney Harbour or the Lane Cove River. Today’s guest Luke Kay is a fierce and successful kayak tournament competitor who lives close to and regularly fishes these waterways. During this interview he delivers a masterclass on bream fishing this system that shouldn’t be missed by any keen angler.

Episode 543: Gold Coast Squid With Clint Ansell

Episode 543: Gold Coast Squid With Clint Ansell

The biomass of squid on the Gold Coast is extraordinary, so for anyone keen on pleasant a day out on the water with a tasty seafood treat at the end is in for a treat! Clinton Ansell is a GC based fishing guide who really knows his way around the squid – and so will you after listening to his interview!

Episode 542: Spring Fishing Spots Around SEQ With Nabeel Issa

Episode 542: Spring Fishing Spots Around SEQ With Nabeel Issa

For the boating angler, Southeast Queensland during spring is all about big snapper, quality jewfish, threadfin salmon, flathead and plenty more! Nabeel Issa is a multiple time ALF podcast guest and always has plenty of great info to share. Today he walks us through why spring is his favourite time to fish in SEQ and gives us the rundown on how, when and where.