A Few Tips on Buying Your First Fishing Rod

If you’re interested in fishing, then you’ve got one of the most varied and intriguing sports ahead of you just waiting to be discovered! Like any hobby, you’ll need certain pieces of equipment, and if you can name a single piece of fishing apparatus then it’s bound to be a fishing rod. Take a wander around professional fishing shops in Perth, and you’ll quickly discover just how many different brands and models of rods there are, so which one do you choose? Here are a few tips that will help with purchasing your first fishing rod.

Choosing the right equipment depends on a number of factors, most importantly what do you intend to do with it? What kinds of species of fish do you intend to fish for? Do you want a rod for any situation? If this is the case you’ll need a good all-rounder to get you started. Great for small fish with just the right amount of strength and durability to catch the bigger one’s also. Let’s not forget to throw in just the right amount of fun.


3 Great Camping Hot Spots in Perth

Perth is a city in Western Australia that has plenty of great camping destinations within easy reach. Luckily, there are many well-equipped camping shops in Perth where you can buy everything you need for your expedition. Here is the lowdown on three of the best campsites near Perth:


There are a hundred free campsites at Wilbinga, which is to the north of Perth, and is a great spot for camping on the sand dunes or on the beach. Wilbinga is a good area for fishing and water sports, such as kayaking, canoeing and surfing.

There are often no camping facilities, however, so you’ll have to bring your own supplies. Stop by shops in Perth to browse essentials like camping tents for sale. You’ll also need a 4-wheel-drive vehicle to access the tracks leading into the area. You can expect peace and quiet, except for summer weekends when the dunes are alive with the sound of 4WD off-roaders who come to the dunes to push their vehicles to the limits.

Fishing for Carp Other Essential Fishing Tackle for a Bountiful Catch

If you’ve got your rods, buzzers, and other pieces of large equipment together, you’re probably itching to get down to your favourite spot and start carp fishing. While this is more than understandable, make sure you don’t set out before you have everything you need – one final stop at one of the professional fishing shops in Perth may save you time and frustration during your trip. People say fishing is about relaxation, but you won’t be hauling in any monsters on your trip unless you’ve got the right tackle. Here are some of the essentials you’ll need for carp fishing.

Before you set out, make sure you have a good-quality catapult. Baiting is a big part of carp fishing, as any experienced angler will tell you. If you weren’t already aware, catapults are used with small live bait or artificial particles in order to draw the fish in.