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The Learn How To Fish course for beginners is almost complete and will be ready to view by end April 2024.

The Learn How To Fish course will teach you everything you need to know to get started on your very own fishing journey. The course covers the fundamentals of both freshwater and saltwater fishing to set a rock solid foundation for many years of successful fishing adventures to come. Your guide Robbie Riches imparts skills and techniques that will have you catching fish in no time. Not only that, he also shows you how to enjoy your time in nature and includes some very important safety tips to keep you out of harms way. You'll see him land plenty of fish in the course, so there's lots of entertainment to keep your heart racing.

Course curriculum

    1. Overview Of Fishing

    1. Fishing Safety

    1. Health Benefits Of Fishing

    1. Bring The Family Together

    1. Different types of fish and invertebrates that people like to target

    2. What do fish eat?

    3. Different parts of a fish

    1. New Lesson

About this course

  • $159.00
  • 56 lessons
  • 2.5 hours of video content

What you'll learn

  • Fishing fundamentals

    Setting the right foundations is the key to a fun, safe and successful future in fishing. Learn the basics right and the fish will come.

  • How to cast

    You'll learn many tips and techniques throughout the program, including correct casting methods to get your line out.

  • Fighting the fish

    Having problems hooking or landing fish? No dramas, your instructor runs through this thoroughly during the course.

Learn from an expert landbased fishing guide

Read more about Up Your Catch's professional instructor

Robbie Riches

Robbie is the former owner and fishing guide at Perth Fishing Safaris, a landbased fishing tour company featured on iFish, The Offroad Adventure Show and The Wall Steet Journal. Prior to that, he founded and ran one of Australia's largest fishing websites, Get Fishing - a fishing information hub and online fishing tournament website. Robbie's passion has always been helping experienced anglers refine their skills to land dream fish, and equipping newcomers to the sport with a foundation of skills to set them up for a lifetime of successful fishing. His professional fishing guiding business was recognised on Trip Advisor as among the best in the world and was awarded multiple Traveller's Choice Awards for top 10% of attractions worldwide, based on hundreds of client reviews. His Fishing Lessons and clinics were extremely popular among local, interstate and international anglers - where a chance of catching a fish was always on the cards. 

Robbie has fished the rocks, beaches, estuaries, offshore waters and freshwater systems of Australia's east and west coasts for over 35 years. From the age of 3 he was fishing and by age 5 he was competing in fishing competitions and winning prizes! Don't be mistaken, Robbie is not an average guy who likes fishing from time to time, he's an actual freak. He's is a full-blown obsessed die-hard fisho who has spent his entire life living and breathing fishing. If it lives in the water and moves, he'll catch it. He doesn't follow sport or politics, he follows the fishing! Landbased fishing is at his core, and catching fish anywhere form the shore is what he does best, among other facets of the sport. He's no stranger to boat fishing either. You are in great hands here, and there's no better angling instructor to show you the ropes and guide you to fishing success than Robbie. There's no doubt you'll be enthralled in this captivating and educational Learn How To Fish course for beginners.  

Robbie is no beginner when it comes to teaching people to fish. Here he is passing down knowledge to his son.