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MICK’S OLD SCHOOL COMMERCIAL TIPS

MICK’S OLD SCHOOL COMMERCIAL TIPS

Mick from Pickles Fishing & Outdoors tackle store in Eden shares some old-school commercial tips. THE GLITTER BAIT I have to admit it, I love glitter. But it’s got nothing to do with the recent Mardi Gras in Sydney. No, it’s part of my game-fishing arsenal and I...
SON OF A GUN

SON OF A GUN

He’s got a job and lifestyle many young men dream about. He owns cool boats, cool trucks and drinks like a fish. He also happens to earn a living under the water, rather like a fish. But he assures The Captain it’s seriously hard work (the drinking, that is). Grant...
THE ABALONE MEN OF MALLACOOTA

THE ABALONE MEN OF MALLACOOTA

Abalone — most people wouldn’t know what it was if they stubbed their toe on it at the beach. Underneath an iridescent mother-of-pearl shell is a muscly piece of meat about the size of a teenager’s fist. This magnificent mollusc is so prized in Asia that most of these...
SALTS OF THE SEA

SALTS OF THE SEA

In Dave Dawson’s book Salt of the Sea – Tales from Commercial Fishermen, Vicki remembers good times and bad chasing tuna off the Australian coast Vicki Burnett recalls “The Barcoola was built at Caloundra in 1978. She had rolled over for one of the previous owners...