Dale got hooked on fishing by his parents probably earlier than he could walk. These days, after spending over 15 years in the fishing tackle industry as well as several years as a fishing guide, he just strives to be on the water, or on the road, any chance he can.

Rivers Alive Over Xmas!

The Christmas and New Year breaks are always a busy time of year on the water, but even with much higher than normal boat traffic, there were still some good fish to be had in the Bellinger and Kalang systems over the last 2 weeks. I joined the many other hopefuls in dropping a few pots…

Bello Jew

I had another day to myself chasing one of my favourites in the Bello River today – The good old Jewfish, and they were reasonably kind to me early on! On the water around 7 and right at the bottom of the tide, there were a few schoolies in one of the normal haunts, and…

Urunga Flathead Comp

This weekend is the 3rd Urunga Estuary Sport Fishing Flathead Tournament, hosted by the Urunga Anglers Club! Im looking forward to fishing it again this year for the 3rd time. There should be plenty of fish to be had on the flats down the front of both the Bellinger and the Kalang, but I’ve still…

Trips Aren’t Normally This Crowded!

Don’t worry – a trip aboard Mirag’in isn’t normally this crowded! Mirag’in has been getting put through the works of late with modifications, tests & inspections happening everywhere! This week was a simple practical stability test, but it really showed how stable and comfortable this boat is on the water even loaded with a full compliment…

Kalang Boat Check & Quick Flick!

I had some maintenance due on the boat this week, so  after getting that done I kept a day open to give it a run and ensure everything was good. As always it’s flawless, the guys at North Coast Boating Center at Urunga are always a great help and do excellent work. I spent a…