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New blog up. Part 2 of Graz’s mission to eat carp. Head over to the blog for the verdict #fish #food #fishing #fishingaustralia #carp #eatingcarp #canberra #flickandfly

Catching and cooking a carp – part II

In the first partof this crazy carp adventure, I looked at where to catch an ‘eating carp’ around Canberra.  The word on various fishing forums and social media was that they taste better with less of a muddy taste from flowing rivers  than from lakes.  If I was going to embark on this mission, I wanted to make sure the fish had every chance of rewarding the family and I with a reasonable meal…

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Dan was pretty pleased with this #emperor #fish #fishing #northernterritory #flickandflyjournal

This is what happens when you go for a dip in shark and croc infested waters, jump out and see a school fish on the sounder. Dan connected to a solid trev in his birthday suit #fishing #fishingaustralia #northernterritory #nt #sexy #flickandfly

New blog post up- Dan checks in from the NT detailing a recent bluewater trip #fishing #fish #fishingaustralia #nt #northernterritory #bluewater #queenie #queenfish

Cleaning up on the NT bluewater scene

It’s been a long time between post for me, partly due to the dry season ‘cold snap’ where the barra shut down when the water gets below a chilly 26 degrees, and a hectic work schedule.

Last weekend made up for my lack of fishing action though. I don’t know if it was the mega full moon, big tides or the remoteness of the waters but the fish were on the chew and the variety of species and…

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Preparing dinner in Eden #kingfish #squid #food #fishing

New blog post up. A day fishing around Delegate #flyfishing #fishing #fishingaustralia #imisssummer

A day fishing around Delegate

Fishing can sometimes bestow insights beyond that which you might expect and experience in day-to-day life. Whether it’s squatting on a pier in South Australia, talking to an 80 year old Chinese man fishing for squid, trading secrets with the local 15 year-old bream-gun or asking a bunch of buffed-up, coke-fuelled criminals ‘whatdyagetemon?’, it truly is a diverse and universal language and…

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New blog post up. It started as a fishing report but ended up as some sort of nostalgic waffle about this place. One of my favourite places anywhere in the world #fishing #fishingaustralia #flyfishing #family #eden #southcoast #sunrise #rocks