How To's

Learn how to from the experts at Addict Tackle. Swimbaiting, catching beach worms or wanting to know how to fish with Vibes and Blades? We have you covered.

Looking at cicada lures

Looking at cicada lures

It may seem weird to dedicate a whole post to cicada imitation lures, but when you see how many lures are made to resemble these noisey invertebrates, you’ll probably agree it’s worth delving into! 
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High-speed knife jigging

High-speed knife jigging

Jigging for big speedsters offshore isn’t for everybody, but those who regularly undertake this aerobic form of fishing can’t seem to get enough of it! Whether it’s dogtooth tuna in the Coral Sea in Queensland, samson fish in the Indian Ocean in WA, or kingfish at The Rip in Victoria, this stuff pushes both angler and tackle to its limits!
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Fishing with frogs

Fishing with frogs

It’s well known that many freshwater predators including bass, Murray cod, barramundi, sooty grunter, jungle perch, saratoga and more eat frogs. It’s also well known that angers have been using frog imitation lures in order to fool these same species for years.
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Swimbaiting basics

Swimbaiting basics

In recent years there has been much hype over swimbaits, and while this tournament-winning technique has been enjoyed in places like America and Europe for many years it has only recently made its way to our shores. Better late than never!
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Spinnerbait guide

Spinnerbait guide

Spinnerbaits have been a regular part of the Australian freshwater fishing scene for over two decades. From their humble beginnings as a tournament-winning tool on bass, to now being used for a range of freshwater icons.
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Blading and vibing

Blading and vibing

Blades and vibes have made themselves at home in the Australian market, and for good reason. Their ability to catch fish everywhere in the country in seemingly any depth of water appeals to those who use them, but for those who don’t, let’s take a look at what blades and vibes are.
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Beach worming tips

Beach worming tips

Catching beach worms is a valuable skill if you plan to fish along our surf beach zones regularly. Being available from about Yeppoon in Queensland, down through the south east of the continent and into South Australia, beach worms are a staple food source for a lot of surf predators.
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