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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;…

On the Loddon River with the Kerang Crew, 2010
John Baulch: taught himself how to fish as a child with an Alvey sidecast fishing reel. He talks about flow rates; water levels; the European Carp supplanting the Redfin; the decline of Yellowbelly; selling fish to the local clubs; and the return of…

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…

(Unknown order) Merrilyn Strachan and Kelli Cunningham, oral history interview, 2010
An interview with Merrylin Strachan and Kelli Cunningham.

Merrylin and Kelli are members of the Corowa Angling Club, Merrylin a champion women's fisher. Kelli is manager of the Corowa Motor Inn and grew up fishing around the Menindee Lakes. They…

Donnie Richter in his workshop, Murchison (VIC), 27 October 2010.
An interview in two parts (1 and 3).

Donnie Richter, who was born in 1948 and lives near the Goulburn River, has been fishing since he was a child. Fishing for him initially began as a social activity with his friends where they would camp, drink…

Brian Schulz with yabbies, Lower Lakes, [no date]
Brian, a recreational fisher, moved to Murray Bridge in 1980, and ran a fishing competition called 'Fantastic Fisherama' at Walker’s Flat and Big Bend in the 1970s. Brian’s passions is protecting the Murray cod. Images depict his business days,…

Brian Schulz, 2011
An interview with Brian Schulz, a recreational fisher, who grew up in the Barossa Valley, fished on the Murray, and moved to Murray Bridge in 1980. Brian ran a fishing competition called 'Fantastic Fisherama' at Walker’s Flat and Big Bend in the…

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;…