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An interview in three parts, conducted at the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre with Clayton Sharpe, a Fish Biologist and specialist in Yellowbelly.

Born in 1974, Clayton grew up in Mildura, angling and yabbying in the irrigation channels,…

Position: 77 (38 views)

Portrait of Rodney Stone, Wentworth (NSW), 10 November 2010.
An interview in three parts with Rodney Stone, President of the Wentworth Fishing Club.

Born in 1955 at Mildura, Rodney grew up on the Darling. He has witnessed the changes in the native fish population, particularly relating to the arrival of the…

Position: 55 (48 views)

Balonne_Codrington-and-co_int.mp3
An interview with three local fisherman Keith Codrington, George Thomas, and Robert Worboys.

With over 50 years experience fishing in the region, Keith, George and Robert share their knowledge of the Culgoa-Balonne region. They discuss floods,…

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Balonne_Stephens_int.mp3
An interview with Pat Stephens, a local butcher.

Born in 1933, Pat talks about fishing in the Dirranbandi area and the changes he has noticed over the last 60 years. Having fished since he was a boy, the biggest changes have been a reduction in…

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Portrait of Noal Kuhl (left) and Hamish Sewell, Upper Condamine, 2010
The first three parts of a twelve part interview with Noal Kuhl.

Noal has lived in the area for 40 years. He discusses the changes he's observed in the River ecosystem since becoming involved with the Oakey Freshwater Fish Stocking Association in…

Position: 181 (25 views)

Portrait of Brian Kuhn (left) with Hamish Sewell
Brian Kuhn has been working as a farmer since he was seventeen years old. He lives on a property that borders Kings Creek, a major tributary of the Condamine River, between Clifton and Nobby. Brian is a fisherman, fish stocking club member, and…

Position: 129 (30 views)

Condamine_Obst_int.mp3
An interview with Dessie Obst, a recreational fisher. Dessie has sixty years of experience fishing in the local area, and is a member of the Chinchilla and District Amateur Fishing and Restocking Club. Dessie recalls fond memories of his youth,…

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Murray Cod caught at Greenswamp, Queensand, 1940s
Historical images of Murray Cod and Yellowbelly from the Obst family. Dessie Obst has sixty years of experience fishing in the local area, and is a member of the Chinchilla and District Amateur Fishing and Restocking Club. In his oral history…

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Riparian vegetation, Condamine River, 2010
Photos taken on day of oral history recording of Brian Kuhn by the Talking Fish project team.

The images depict denuding that has occurred and revegetation efforts in the Condamine River Catchment, riparian zones, and River Red Gums.

Position: 163 (27 views)

Bowenville, Queensland, 2010
Photos taken on day of oral history recording of Noal Kuhl by the Talking Fish research team.

Position: 213 (21 views)