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Portrait of Bill Lever, Wentworth (NSW), 8 November 2010.
An interview in four parts with Bill Lever.

Bill, a professional fisher since 1953, resides in the small town of Wentworth in northern Victoria. Born in 1926, his life experiences of the neighbouring areas of the Murray, Darling and the Great…

Portrait of Greg Sharp, 2011
An interview in three parts with Greg Sharp.

Born in 1964, Greg Grew up in Croydon, Melbourne, before working as a fisheries officer in northern Victoria. He shares his experience in freshwater fish research and surveying, and explains the…

Portrait of Keith Snowden, 2010
An interview in five parts with Keith Snowden.

Keith shares the things he enjoys about fishing and tells stories about life on the River. He talks about his fishing holidays, how he 'reads' the water, variance in the water's quality and his…

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Hera-Singh_transcript.doc
An interview in two parts with Gary Hera-Singh.

Gary is a commercial fisher in the Lower Lakes and Coorong Fishery for 28 years; a third generation fisher on his father’s side, and a fifth generation fisher on his mother’s side (lineage to the…

An interview in six parts with Tracy Hill.

Tracy is a partner in a sustainable commercial fishery, which achieved Marine Stewardship Council certification in 2008. She lives in Meningie and is a member of the Women’s Industry Network and Vice…

Coorong-and-Lower-Lakes_Jones_transcript_corrected.doc
An interview in three parts with Henry Jones.

Born in 1941, Henry is a sixth generation commercial fisher, and also ran a yabby restaurant for thirty years. He talks about learning to fish from his father, a commercial fisherman at Renmark, in the…

Jim Hanley, Don Collihole, Geoff Vernon and Keith Jones, Seymour (VIC), 26 October 2010.
Jim Hanley, Don Collihole, Geoff Vernon and Keith Jones are fishers in the local area of Seymour in Victoria. While Geoff is associated with the Seymour Anglers, the others also enjoy fishing and they have all been doing so for more than 20-30 years,…

Portrait of Eric (John) Aston, 2010
An interview in seven parts with Eric ‘John’ Aston.

Born in 1942, John held a commercial licence between 1956 and 1997. He discusses his family history in commercial fishing since 1918, three generations. His grandfather was also a boat maker.…

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…