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Nick fishing the carp hole. Dozens and dozens of at the nose refusals, no fish. Carp 1- humans 0 #flyfishing #flickandfly #flyfishaustralia #carp #carponfly #carpfishing

New blog post up- I have a bit of a go at lip grips. Here’s Dan demonstrating my preferred method for “lip gripping” most fish #lipgrips #catchandrelease #fishing #fishingaustralia

Lip grips- yay or nay?

Lip grips. Useful or harmful?

Lip grips. Useful or harmful?

Lip grips are useful little tools when handling fish. Used correctly they can aid in quick, safe releases. Used incorrectly or on the wrong fish they can also harm and even kill fish. So the question is how and on what species should we use lip grips? Or should we use them at all?

Firstly a little “science”. Most fish are relatively sensitive to damage, which can…

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Waters are muddy in Canberra, so I’ve tied up some 4/0 woolheads, which should push some water. Now just need to add eyes #flyfishing #flytying #murraycod

Back in Canberra for work again this week. Hopefully get a chance to chase #murraycod again. This was from a week or so ago. #flyfishing #flickandfly

Meroo inlet, NSW #fishing #flickandfly

Only little fish yesterday, but I did see this charismatic little guy #flyfishing #wildoz #echidna

New blog post up. I discuss stealth and the “poor” Vic trout season #flyfishing #flickandfly #flyfishaustralia #trout #browntrout #smallstreams

Graz working a surface lure last night- 30 seconds after this shot, BOOF. Sadly, threw the hooks after a torrid battle #nexttime #fishing #murraycod #flickandfly

Hooked my first #murraycod on fly today. Sadly spat the hook soon after. Awesome fun. Sadly I’ve got a plane to catch though, I’ve left Graz and Lee to fish the golden hour, hopefully they get onto a few #flyfishing #flickandfly #flyfishaustralia #nexttime