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Fishing on the Wild Side

Fishing on the Wild Side

Mike Fry doesn’t only live on the Wild Side of Tasmania, but also goes fishing in probably the wildest boat ever to troll for trout—certainly in Tasmania. 
When your mate says ‘What are you doing tomorrow, want to come up the Gordon for the night?’ it would be pretty hard to say anything else except “you bet” and start checking out your tackle box and packing your overnight bag. But if your mate was Troy Grining and he wanted to give his new 52ft, high speed cruiser a run across Macquarie Harbour, test the new onboard dory with a chance of landing a nice Gordon River Brown you would have to feel privileged. I didn’t say anything about getting on my hands and knees and kissing his feet…just having a lend of ya’ but I did feel very appreciative.

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Huntsmans Lake 24/2/2013

Trev and I headed out to the Huntsman for a couple of hours today; the water was very calm and 22 degrees. We found a few fish moving in a wind lane but they were very hard work. The lake is very low.
On the way home we saw this sign selling goats, the paddocks they were in are very dry, but as it was pouring with rain up there, they may get a feed soon.

Dale & Trev

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