Weekly fishing news, events and tips etc from a NSW perspective.
The Big Fish Merry Fishmas edition
A great fish dish with Julie Ray, Stinker and all the crew onboard too, for this edition of The Big Fish. (Pictured) Scott with a lovely haul of line caught Christmas table crabs. The best tasting crustaceans of them all.
The Big Fish, habitat makes fish happen with OZfish Unlimited
Renee Ferenc from OZfish Unlimited has the first cast this morning with an update on the great habitat restoration work being undertaken by anglers from the rivers to the sea in NSW. Stinker has a few tips on Christmas presents for first time fishing kids and the fly guy on Sydney Harbour is back, Stephen Gaynor takes us fishing for Australian Salmon in the Flyboat.
The Big Fish "fishing with mates" mental health initiative
"Fishing with mates" is a new men's mental health initiative and Treno has the first cast on this great idea for country men from the North West of the state, Stinker shares some great fishing secrets with "6 of the best", including the story of the beach worm that turned out to be a sea snake and Dorian Mode has another fishy tune on this episode of TBF.
The Big Fish, fisherwoman caught dealing weed
When Lynne's husband, Garry, checked her phone one day he made the shocking discovery that his wife of 30 years was one of the Central Coasts biggest "weed" dealers.
The Big Fish messing about in boats
This episode of The Big Fish we take Moonglow on her shakedown cruise in a 50 knot gale on Lake Macquarie and new owner Matt will tell you the tale.
Heading out in the "Fly Boat" with Stephen Gaynor on Sydney Harbour with a 'how to' on catching the easiest fly fishing target on the harbour, the plentiful Luderick.
Stinker is back with a look at the offshore scene and islands of the Port Stephens area and Captain Craig McGill talks about catching the bait that the fish and humans like to eat.
The Big Fish bring back the mighty Macca
This week some more great news from Senior Fisheries manager Luke Pearce on the Macqaurie Perch captive breeding program, Stinker cooks up a storm and we head out on Sydney Harbour in the Flyboat with Stephen Gaynor.