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The Big Fish

ABC (Australia)

Weekly fishing news, events and tips etc from a NSW perspective. The Big Fish is an infectious, fast paced, humorous hour of radio and the perfect fix for any fisho who talks about more about fishing than actually doing it. It's impossible to listen and not share in the show's passion for fishing.

Weekly fishing news, events and tips etc from a NSW perspective. The Big Fish is an infectious, fast paced, humorous hour of radio and the perfect fix for any fisho who talks about more about fishing than actually doing it. It's impossible to listen and not share in the show's passion for fishing.
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Location:

Canberra, ACT

Description:

Weekly fishing news, events and tips etc from a NSW perspective. The Big Fish is an infectious, fast paced, humorous hour of radio and the perfect fix for any fisho who talks about more about fishing than actually doing it. It's impossible to listen and not share in the show's passion for fishing.

Twitter:

@666canberra

Language:

English

Contact:

GPO Box 9994 Canberra 2601 (02) 6275 4555


Episodes

The Big Fish giant salmon

8/9/2019
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Our first cast this episode of The Big Fish comes from the home of the giant wild Norwegian Salmon the Gaula River with Aussie fly fisher David Abrahams talking about the economic and social benefits of maintaining a healthy and sustainable wild Atlantic Salmon recreational fishery.

Duration:00:50:07

The Big Fish anglers rally to save the Platypus

8/2/2019
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Our first cast this morning is with an A.C.T. fly fisher who pulled something horrible out of his local trout stream.

Duration:00:50:06

The Big Fish Googong trout recovery

7/26/2019
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First cast this edition of The Big Fish Steve Samuels has an update on the big trout release in Googong in the A.C.T. The Monaro Acclimatisation Society President is hoping these large fish will survive the Redfin predation that has decimated the dams trout stocks in recent years.

Duration:00:50:05

The Big Fish takes you torpedo fishing

7/19/2019
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Our first cast this morning takes us to 90 Mile Beach on the tip of the North Island of New Zealand with Richard Stephens an expert in the fascinating and unique traditional Maori and Islander fishing technique which has been given a high tech twist, torpedo fishing.

Duration:00:50:05

The Big Fish Crabby Bream

7/5/2019
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This edition of The Big Fish our first cast is with Steve Morgan who tells us about the Aussie origins of the life like crab lures that are taking the Bream tournament world by storm and how to fish them.

Duration:00:50:04

The Big Fish meets Nadia Taylor the "Barra-Prentice"

6/28/2019
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Nadia Taylor is being mentored by Big Fish regular Jo Starling as they gear up for the all female "Secret Women's Business" fishing comp at Corroboree Billabong in the Northern Territory.

Duration:00:50:04

The Big Fish Hunter Valley Bass

6/21/2019
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Tournament Bass fishing at Lake St Clair first up this week with ABT Director James Reid on The Big Fish.

Duration:00:50:06

The Big Fish Tailor talk part 2

6/14/2019
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First cast this morning is with UNSW researcher Hayden Schilling with part 2 of our discussion on Tailor. Stinker shares some wonderful stories about rabbits and whales and Jo Starling with a Snowy Mountains Spawn Run adventure.

Duration:00:50:05

18lb Sydney Harbour Snapper on The Big Fish

6/7/2019
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Our first cast this morning, everything you need to know about tailor in part 1 of our conversation with UNSW researcher Hayden Schilling and the epic capture of an 18lb snapper in Sydney Harbour with Craig McGill.

Duration:00:50:05

The Big Fish think like a fish

5/31/2019
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"To know the fish, you must think like the fish". On this episode of The Big Fish our experts become the fish of their dreams.

Duration:00:49:57

The Big Fish battling billfish

5/24/2019
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First cast this week on The Big Fish the story of the billfish that had a sword fight with two local North Coast fishos.

Duration:00:50:04

The Big Fish Christopher Atkins tackle tinkerer

5/17/2019
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Christopher Atkins, the star of the movie Blue Lagoon, is a massive tackle tinkerer and joins us on The Big Fish this morning.

Duration:00:49:53

The Big Fish and the one that got away

5/10/2019
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First cast this morning is from Craig McGill and the story of the one that got away with Tetsuya Wakuda.

Duration:00:50:03

The Big Fish land Based Kingfish Sydney Harbour

5/3/2019
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A very exciting episode of The Big Fish with a cross to Alex Bellisimo at the very moment of hook up to a rampaging Kingy at Grotto Point Sydney Harbour.

Duration:00:50:05

The Big Fish Autumn Gold in the Central West

4/26/2019
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First cast this episode of The Big Fish we are chasing the monster Golden Perch of Windamere with Luke Pearce.

Duration:00:50:04

The Big Fish April Vokey fishing with a baby

4/19/2019
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Our first cast this episode of The Big Fish is with Stealhead fishing guide April Vokey who shares some hard won knowledge on spending large amounts of time outdoors and on the stream fly fishing with her baby daughter Adelaide.

Duration:00:50:08

The Big Fish fishing diversity with Buschy

4/12/2019
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Our first cast this episode is with that fishing jack of all trades Buschy.

Duration:00:50:06

The Big Fish land based Sydney Harbour

4/5/2019
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Weekly fishing news, events and tips from a NSW perspective.

Duration:00:50:02

The Big Fish border trout

3/22/2019
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First cast on this episode of The Big Fish is with Phil Weigall taking us south of the border to chase trout. Julie Ray has just run across King Island and enjoyed the cheese and the seafood and will dispel the myth that "cheese and fish don't make a dish" with a lovely Lobster Thermador.

Duration:00:50:03

The Big Fish Borumba Toga Party

3/15/2019
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Treno's Big Dam Tour kicks off at Borumba this week and Col "Treno" Trenaman caught a 70cm Saratoga on his very first cast! Sadly things went down hill, with the barometer, from there but he still had a great time at this beautiful impoundment which is chock a block full of water and great Australian native fish. Treno usually covers the saltwater scene on the Mid North and North Coast for us, pictured here with a 5 kilo stud tailor off the rocks. The tailor are really on, up and down the...

Duration:00:50:02