Private fishing lessons with FishingMad

Why do seasoned anglers catch more fish? Over many years they have developed successful repetitive techniques that simply increase catch rates. Using these methods to continually expand their craft and taking their fishing success to greater heights.

If you’re new to fishing or just looking to take the next step in your angling journey. Consider having a private fishing lesson with Alan Bonnici from FishingMad to fast track your development. Tuition from an experienced hand to ensure your using successful techniques to improve your catch rates. These lessons are aimed to make sure your set up correctly, using appropriate rigging techniques. Whilst improving your retrieval method and general fishing awareness.

The cost is $75 for a private 90 minute session aiming to cover the components shown below. We can also tailor the private lesson to meet your specific needs. If you would like to book in a private tuition session then please contact us on in the email tell us a little bit about yourself, what your hoping to achieve out of the lesson, your preferred species of fish to target, specific areas you would like to learn about, and your availability and we will reply to you within 48 hours with some available dates and locations to choose from.

Please have a look at our video section and our articles section to get more insight about us.  This will highlight the types of fishing we cover, the species we target, and highlight our personality and genuine love for fishing with is infectious. Its a great chance to refine your skills with some positive reinforcement.

A private fishing lesson will aim to cover the following areas


  • Rod & reel selection
  • Fishing Line and leader setup
  • Bait & rig presentation  


  • Soft plastics, jig heads & techniques
  • Hard body lure options and techniques
  • Imitation lure options and techniques


  • Casting and retrieving different lure types
  • How to use scents/berley to encourage bites


  • Understanding your location
  • Structure, depth, water conditions, weed, fish deep/edges
  • Where to target


  • Safe fish handling
  • Bird and wild life awareness
  • Sustainable fishing habits


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