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BEN ZEBIC AND HIS 1410 STABICRAFT

BEN ZEBIC AND HIS 1410 STABICRAFT

Want to become a fishing immortal? The first step is to acquire an arsenal of high-calibre fishing equipment. Next, get yourself a tiny but tough fishing rig. “WTF? Tiny rig?” I hear you say. But think about it — that 100kg bluefin will look a shit-ton bigger sitting...
SCREAM IN BLUE

SCREAM IN BLUE

On an expedition to the watery wilds of Vanuatu, The Captain encounters a fellow skipper with fishing in his blood. Russ Housby has the same obsession with blue marlin that Captain Ahab had with his great white whale — but a much better boat and Tiagras instead of a...
BAIT BALLIN’

BAIT BALLIN’

Discover the dirty little secrets of the South Coast bait ballers.    When he heard that Grant Shorland had put up Glenn McGrath-like figures of 16 from 21 in a single session off Mallacoota, The Captain was impressed — and more than a little intrigued....
EPIC SWORDFISH BATTLES IN BASS STRAIT

EPIC SWORDFISH BATTLES IN BASS STRAIT

The Captain’s crew are on the hunt for the enigmatic swordfish — charging out past the fire-breathing oil rigs of Bass Strait aboard a Bass Strait Offshore 30, which has a certain synchronicity to it if you give a rat’s about such things. This rig has a huge...
FREEDIVER VS FISHERMAN

FREEDIVER VS FISHERMAN

Ever wondered who would win if a fisherman took on a freediver in a battle of skill, strength and endurance? Well we did. So we hooked up Paul and battled it out. It all started over a beer with Paul Miller, The Captain’s spearo. Would an angler with rod and reel be...
ISLAND POPPING

ISLAND POPPING

The Captain’s crew head north, to the warm waters of the Coral Sea and the Great Barrier Reef. They hunt game fish amidst incredible scenic beauty – and become stranded in a millionaires’ playground.     The water transformed from an olive green to a deep...