I attended an awesome event put on by the Mackay Recreational Anglers Alliance and Reef Catchments at the Gooseponds just a short walk from my home. The mission is to attempt to eradicate the Talapia in this unique ecosystem before they take a hold by releasing large numbers of juvenile barra into the waterway. There is already a healthy population of barramundi in the Gooseponds and at the moment only relatively small… Read More

Keeping with the theme of my last post, “Accepting The Challenge” I decided to try a form of fishing that I have never attempted before and that I have very limited knowledge of … Fly Fishing. The first thing I required was a fly rod and reel and after doing some research I decided that an 8 weight 9ft rod and reel combo would be perfect for the type of fish I would be… Read More