Hunting & Fishing

We’re keen to catch and cook our meals whenever possible, so stay tuned for information on successful fishing ventures and ethical hunting of pest animals like rabbits, foxes, goats and pigs.


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Fishing : Keep River

August 15th 2013

While we were in Kununurra, we had the pleasure of being invited out on a fishing trip with a local couple – Crystal and Jarrod.  The destination was Keep River, which is about 70km north of Kununurra, across the border …

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Juz with a garfish at Rapid Bay

Fishing : What’s your trick?

August 9th 2013

There have been times when a BBQ chook is out of our budget so we have to go fishing for our dinner.  The last thing we want is to be standing on a jetty in the wind and the cold …

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Straya Animals!

FOREIGNER FAQ

July 4th 2013

Australia can be a pretty confusing place if you don’t understand the lingo or the law.  We hope this post will help international visitors navigate around what you can and can’t do, and what you shouldn’t do.  If you have …

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The Busselton Jetty

Fishing : Busselton Jetty

March 6th 2013

Busselton is a coastal city at the top end of the Margaret River region and is one of the fastest growing areas in Western Australia.  It has been voted the best tourist town three times in the last 20 years …

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Preparing the crabs for dinner

Fishing : Blue Swimmer Crab

February 15th 2013

We were heading up the western side of the Eyre Peninsula towards Ceduna when we got word that the crabs had arrived.   Every year during the warmer months, Blue Swimmer Crabs exit semi-hibernation and come to warmer inland waters …

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After 20 minutes, we had enough to go fishing!

The Cockle Dance

January 14th 2013

We had never been cockling before.  All we knew was that there is a good chance you’ll find some on Goolwa Beach and that they need to be 3.5cm long.  We got to the beach and there were 4WDs brooming …

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Larry the Lobster

Big Things : Larry the Lobster, Kingston SE

December 20th 2012

Larry the Lobster is located at the Big Lobster Tourist Complex at 17 Princes Hwy, Kingston SE.  He was built in 1979 over 6 months, with the construction occurring in Adelaide before they carted him down, bit by bit to …

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One of the jetties at the Glenelg River Boat Ramp... or what's left of it...

Camping : Dry Creek

December 15th 2012

If you don’t want to pay the permit fee to stay in Lower Glenelg National Park, pitch your tent at Dry Creek.  Just before you cross the SA border, there is a road that heads north called Border Road.  This …

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