Arriving at the boat ramp shortly before dawn with a fairly stiff south westerly that could only be described as bitterly cold I went through the routine of setting up for a morning fish. A rag tag bunch of older gentleman were sitting next to the ramp as always, watching the boats come and go, needing no invitation to impart some words of wisdom onto Mackays’ boating fraternity. The comments directed at me on this day were the… Read More

Fishing is a huge part of my life, and when I am not wetting a line I can be found reading, writing or compiling information for my next challenge. A challenge is an invitation to engage in a contest and the piscatorial world invites me to these contests with a myriad of variables that can foil your ambitions without apology. Some of these variables I speak of are the weather and tides, equipment failure,… Read More