Fishing stories, Fly & Tenkara, Freshwater, Stuff we've learnt, Sustainability, Think like a fish- fishing techniques

Catch and release: a little perspective goes a long way

The catch and release movement has grown considerably over the last few decades. Initiative like #keepemwet and others have done incredibly well at building strong support for catch and release in some parts of the fishing community. Social media has helped spread the message, driving a strong commitment to catch and release amongst many angling communities. Which is great! The fishing…

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Fishing stories, Fly & Tenkara, Freshwater, Native, Sustainability, Trout

What is the future of the Howqua river?

I spent last weekend camping on the Howqua river at Sheepyards flat. It wasn’t a fishing trip. It was a camping, hanging by the river, hanging out with the kids, making new friends trip. The days were filled with swimming, throwing stones into the river, watching horses, grilling meats over an open fire, drinking cold mid-strength beer during the day…

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