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  • Tags: Fisheries--Equipment and supplies

Tony Martin with fishing rod, fishing boat, 2011
Photographs of fishing equipment and lures used by Tony Martin, described further in his oral history interview.

Photographs taken by Jodi Frawley.

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,…

Ovens_Pascoe-and-Dawson_transcript.doc
An interview in two parts with Adam Pascoe and Ron Dawson.

Adam and Ron talk about the conditions that fish find favourable to breed in. They recall the effect of the Black Saturday Fires (2009), the 'chocolate river' event, and the Yarrabulla…

Ovens_Hogg-and-Evans_transcript.doc
An interview in three parts with Lyall Hogg and Ollie Evans.

Lyall grew up in Merbien, and learnt to fish with his father. His uncle was a professional fisherman who built boats and sent his catch from Bourke to Sydney. He talks about irrigation;…

Tom Cameron (left), 2011
An interview in four parts with Tom Cameron.

Born in 1937, Tom grew up sustained by the Ovens River. He talks about fishing crowds at Post Office Lane, a popular spot to catch Redfin after the spring floods. He goes on to describe diverse fishing…