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Portrait of Tony Martin, 2011
An interview in three parts with Tony Martin.

Tony discusses bait and lure fishing; permanent set lines; and recalls the arrival of Redfin and Carp. He shares stories about the professional fisherman who used to fish the Murray; illegal fishing;…

Condamine_Kuhl_int_Treeline_1.mp3
The fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh parts of a twelve part interview with Noal Kuhl.


Noal discusses the section of Oakey Creek (above where it meets Westbrook Creek) known as the Treeline. He explains how the Oakey Freshwater Fish Stocking…

MDB-Extra_Brennan_int_1.mp3
An interview in three parts with Geoff Brennan.

Geoff was a construction contractor but has been working with water management for twenty years. He talks about his understanding of the cross over from recreational fishing to management of water,…

Portrait of Phillip Parnaby, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in three parts with Phillip Parnaby.

Phillip has lived in Bourke his entire life and in this interview he talks about his experience fishing while growing up in a family of eight, when fish were a large part of their diet. He explains…

Keith Coleman and Max Jeffrey, Brewarrina (NSW), 1 December 2010.
An interview in two parts with Keith Coleman and Max Jeffrey.

Keith grew up in Brewarrina and learned to fish with his father. He learned to swim in the river, and remembers how clear the water was - clear enough that people could go spearfishing.…

Upper-Darling_Brown-and-Simpson_int_1.mp3
An interview in three parts with Gordon Brown and Cathy Simpson.

Gordon reminisces about the 1956 floods in Maitland. He talks about how hew learned to fish at Moruya and Coffs Harbour, and how he learned to make nets. He discusses what features…

Upper-Murrumbidgee_Pratt_int_1.mp3
An interview in four parts with Bryan Pratt.

Brian came to the Murrumbidgee in 1965. He talks about seasonal variations in the prevalence of fish, and their breeding and migration habits. He remarks on regional variations within species and…

Jason Simpson with fishing lure, Namoi River, 7 September 2010.
Jason Simpson is a recreational fisher living in the northern New South Wales town of Narrabri through which the Namoi River flows. Born in 1976, he has lived in this country town since the age of four and has been fishing since his youth, becoming…

Portrait of Don Spider Cunningham, Narrabri (NSW), 7 September 2010.
An interview in four parts.

Don 'Spider' Cunningham is a recreational fisher who is part of the Narrabri Fishing Club and has resided in Narrabri (NSW) his entire life. He has strong ties with the area with his father also from Narrabri and his…

Gavin Vale, oral history interview, 2010
An interview in three parts with Gavin Vale.

Born in 1957, Gavin has lived all his life at Picola on the Murray River, at the edge of the Barmah Forest. Gavin‘s family property was used predominantly for sheep farming, with the occasional crop…