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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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Issue 80 coverTas. Fishing and Boating News - Issue 80

Issue 80 went on sale last week. Plenty of great winter reading.

14 years and still going strong. Getting heaps of back issue stories online now, so check out the back issues on the top right of your screen.


Season in review - Todd Lambert

The "Art" of bait fishing - Thomas Crawford

Jan's Flies - Jan Spencer

Swimcart surf fishing - Gary Richardson

St Helens - The future - Jamie Henderson

Slowdown for Winter results - Leroy Tirant

Buying a boat - Hadley Deegan

Boating and reviews

Recreational marine news

"Yaking the Tasman Peninsula- Craig Vertigan

Accommodation directory

Classifieds and Subscriptions

Fishing, boating services directory

The ONLY dedicated fishing and boating magazine.

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