Social Fishing


'Learn how to lure fish for Australian freshwater fish'


'Learn how to lure fish for Australian freshwater fish'

Trout in Rivers & Streams


This series is here to give you the power to catch more fish and enjoy your time on the water.
'It's your own personal fishing guide that's always in your pocket'

Trout in Rivers & Streams


This series is here to give you the power to catch more fish and enjoy your time on the water.
'It's your own personal fishing guide that's always in your pocket'

Online & DVD Tutorial Series

5 Tutorial Videos - 182 Mins of Content

Online & DVD Tutorial Series

5 Tutorial Videos - 182 Mins of Content


Watch below to see the OFFICIAL series trailer


Watch below to see the OFFICIAL series trailer

'Your Guide to Fishing SUCCESS'

'Your Guide to Fishing SUCCESS'

Why was this series created?

This series was created to help you succeed, catch more fish and enjoy your time on the water. It was born out of the lack of quality information for all freshwater fish, including Trout!

I grew up as a young bloke and couldn’t find quality answers to all my questions about fishing… so with this I decided to learn as much as I could and share it with the world!

After watching this series you’ll have the knowledge and confidence to succeed in your fishing trips and you’ll be amazed at how much more enjoyable fishing is once you know what to do!

Rhys Creed
Social Fishing

What's included in this series?

Lure Fishing for
Trout in Rivers & Streams

Days on a stream chasing Trout can be action packed if you implement a set of simple and easy to follow tactics. One false assumption about Trout rivers is that they need to be low...

Summer irrigation rivers running at full flow can be the best time to chase BIG Trout. It’s all about knowing how to fish the water properly, with the correct technique and the right lures.

You’ll learn about the best areas to fish, retrieve styles, how to fish rapids and deep pools, and what gear and lures you need! You’ll have access to this and so much more in this series!

Join Rhys and the Social Fishing Team as they share all the secrets to this style of fishing. This series is filmed on creeks and rivers in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains in NSW. Plus, the Bonus tutorial which is filmed on the beautiful Eucumbene River where Rhys and Adam fish the spawn run and teach you the secrets of how to succeed on this iconic river.

5 Tutorials - 182 Minutes

Continue below to find out more about each tutorial…

Series and Tutorial Details

Browse the tabs below for details on each tutorial in this series…

Pt 1 - Introduction
Duration 20 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

The introduction tutorial is just as important as the rest in the series. Rhys sits down on the banks of a small creek and talks about the key things you need to understand about Trout before heading out onto the water:

In this tutorial you learn:

Characteristics – 

How Trout behave in rivers and streams and how to change the style of fishing to suit the area you are fishing.

Waterways & Locations – 

The best rivers and creeks around the country that are home to Trout.

Rhys’ Top 4 Tips – 

These four tips are very important and can be the difference between catching fish and not. Rhys talks about seasons, water flows, and key things you need to consider when targeting Trout.

This is the start of a brilliant series that teaches you from start to finish about targeting Trout on lures!

Pt 2 - Gear Selection
Duration 44 mins

Featuring: Chris Cotterill

In this tutorial Rhys sits on the banks of the Tumut River and runs through all the gear you need for Trout fishing.

In this tutorial you will learn:

Rod – 

The different setups you will need, for different casting.

Reels – 

The best reels to use in your setup.

Mainline and Leader – 

The best braid to use; what colour, breaking strain and type as well as the leader; how long it should be, and breaking strain.

Other tools – 

What pliers you will need, tools to help retrieve your lures, nets, waders, boots and vests.

After watching this tutorial you’ll be able to walk into a tackle store and pick the right setup for the job!

Pt 3 - Lure Selection
Duration 45 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

In this tutorial Rhys sits on the banks of a small creek and explains all the different lures styles that you can use for Trout in these waterways:

In this tutorial you will learn:

Overview of Lure Types –

Rhys runs through the main lure type we use for Trout before going in depth further on in the tutorial.

Diving Hard Body’s –

The different shapes, sizes, how to find a good quality lure, swimming depth (bib size), lengths and the best colour for Trout.

Spinners –

A common and brilliant lure for targeting stream Trout. There are so many different variation you can get and Rhys runs through every detail.

Tassie Devils 

One of the most popular Trout lures and still a brilliant option which you need to have in your tackle box. Learn about Rhys’ favourite colour and sizes.

Soft Plastics 

A great lure that is underused when it comes to Trout because many anglers don;t know which are best. Rhys covers the best styles, brands, colours, and also the Jigheads to match the plastics.

Other Lures 

Rhys touches on a few other lures including blades and vibes, and small lipless crankbaits.

There are so many lures that work for Trout but after this tutorial you’ll know exactly which styles, size and colour to use!

Pt 4 - Casting
Duration 35 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

Learn the techniques of walking the banks of rivers and stream, casting for Trout. This tutorial is jammed packed with techniques, tips and Trout fishing action on the Tumut River.

In this tutorial you will learn:

Overview of Areas to Fish –

 Learn about the different structures to target when fishing for Trout.

Retrieves –

 Learn about the different retrieves that are used depending on how the fish are feeding.

Casting Demo (Rapids) –

Learn the fundamentals of casting rapids to successful catch Trout.

Casting Demo (Small Creeks) 

Learn the fundamentals of casting small creeks.

Casting Demo (Deep Pools) 

Learn how to fish deep pools.

A very exciting tutorial full of plenty of information and tips on working for Trout on a range of structures!

Bonus - Unlocking the Eucumbene River
Duration 38 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed & Adam Smith

Do you want to learn how to fish the spawn run on the Eucumbene River? Or just see some amazing footage from the iconic Snowy Mountains? If yes, then this is the tutorial for you. Rhys and Adam spend the day showing you the techniques and tactics for catching the spawn run Trout that move out of the lake and into the river in late autumn every year.

In this tutorial you will learn:

Rhys’ Favourite Lure for the Eucumbene River –

There are a few specific lures that work extremely well in spawn run rivers like the Eucumbene, Rhys shares his go to and all time favouirte!

How to Approach and Fish a Pool –

Walking up to a pool and the way in which you fish it is very important to ensure you get maximum results from the area. The fish usually sit in specific spot and you’ll learn exactly where to cast your lure.

Stalking Techniques for Trout –

Stalking is one of the most important part of success in alpine streams and rivers. Rhys and Adam share some tips on stalking trout so that you don;t spook them and ruin the spot.

Behaviour of Spawn Run Fish –

Spawn run fish move out of lakes and dams (in this case Eucumbene) and run up the river to spawn. These fish can be massive and active very specifically as they head up to breed. They run at a certain time of year, they only feed on specific foods so matching their prey is very important. Learn all about spawn run trout!

Best Access Spots for Fishing the Eucumbene 

Adam shares some of his favouirte access points along the Eucumbene River with visual maps to help you on your next Eucumbene adventure.

Spotters Tip:

Best sunglasses lens for this style of fishing.

This is the best way to end the series, whether you want to learn about fishing the Eucumbene or you want to sit back and enjoy 30 mins of Trout action!

‘Each series has been created in the same structure and layout making it easy for you to navigate. That way you can choose exactly what you want to learn about!’

Best of all, you get to keep them forever to access on your Social Fishing Account whenever you want.

Happy Anglers Catching More Fish

Happy Anglers Catching More Fish

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Meet your presenters

The series is presented by the Social Fishing team. A group of keen anglers who have spent most of their life fishing the freshwater and using the proven techniques taught in this series:

Rhys Creed –

Rhys is the Social Fishing Founder and main presenter in majority of the Complete Guide Series Tutorials. He grew up casting lures for native species and has fished the freshwater all his life.

Rhys has a passion for teaching others about this great sport and wants to reach out to as many keen anglers as possible. He shares his wealth of knowledge on all things freshwater in this series. Sharing secrets, techniques and years worth of knowledge in a step by step video series.

He has caught countless freshwater fish including plenty of Monster Murray Cod – all on techniques he shares in the series.

Adam Smith –

Adam Smith is a valuable team member of Social Fishing and is also a lure maker. He is the founder and owner of FTL Lures where he makes quality and affordable spinners which are great for Trout, Redfin and Golden Perch. Adam love his Trout fishing and spends most of his time in the Snowy Mountains trekking the small streams and paddling across the lakes in his kayak.

Adam appears in the Trout in Rivers & Streams series and spends the day walking the Eucumbene River with Rhys in the Bonus tutorial showing you how to target the spawn run Trout!

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