Goulburn: Oral History of Gary and Kaye Gibb


Goulburn: Oral History of Gary and Kaye Gibb


An interview in three parts with Gary and Kaye Gibb.

Both born in the early 1950s, Gary and Kaye have fished all their lives. Gary grew up on the Wakool River and Kaye moved to Victoria in the 1970s. They are members of the Seymour Angling Club, a social club that travels once a month around all of the Victorian rivers, from Eildon to Echuca.

Gary and Kaye talk about: local fishing techniques and equipment; types of bait such as garden worms, flat tail worm, scrub worm, yabby, shrimp, Bardi grub; types of lures; fish species and their behaviours; the prevalence of European Carp in the Murray, Wakool and Broken rivers; trees, snags, and fish habitat; mammals; reptiles; birds; human activities that degrade the rivers and river banks; restocking rivers.

Other fish mentioned: 'silver bream' (unspecified).


Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley


University of Technology, Sydney


Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries


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Jodi Frawley


Gary Gibb
Kaye Gibb


Seymour, Victoria


Part 1 00:22:46
Part 2 00:23:15
Part 3 00:06:48

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This Item Is Part Of Item: Goulburn River, Victoria
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: European Carp
Item: Murray Cod

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