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Mark Watson

In this episode of the Hooked Podcast, Bro speaks with big game fisherman, Mark Watson, from Tasmania. With decades of experience fishing for tuna, kingfish and broadbill in Tasmania, Mark also has a reputation as a man who can land and tag that big game fish, no matter what the conditions. He’s had multiple tag-and-release trophies, but his collection of tales (and tails) and memories are the most valuable from his fishing life. He even gives us some advice about marriage!...

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In these special double episodes, Bro speaks with Tim Dean from Calypso about that pinnacle fish – the marlin. Captain Tim Dean has been fishing the entire East Coast of Australia all of his life. Starting out at the age of 5 years old with his father John fishing from small boats on the South Coast of Australia for the big yellowfin which used to frequent these waters Tim saw his future. After completing an apprenticeship as an electrical mechanic in Sydney Tim undertook the Captain’s Course. Utilising all the sea time he......

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Mark Watson

On this episode, Bro chats with Lee Rayner. Lee Rayner’s Fishing Edge (which first aired in 2013) is a down to earth fishing program that places an emphasis on the DIY aspects of fishing while entertaining viewers. Lee travels the length and breadth of Australia, visiting some of the country’s most remote and beautiful places. A regular TV presenter and writer for Fishing World, Lee Rayner initially co-hosted Rex Hunt’s Fishing Adventures where he worked for five years until the program finished in 2004. Then for the next four years, Lee hosted and co-produced the......

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Mark Watson

In this episode, Daniel (Bro) Brauman speaks with Tyrone O’Connor, gun marlin fisherman out of Bermagui, and winner of the Sir Garrick Agnew Trophy from the Game Fishing Australia Associate in the 2017 year for the most marlin tagged in a year. The most amazing thing about Tyrone is that he often fishes solo for marlin.   Here’s Tyrone O’Connor in action:...

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This episode features Sean Savage from Streaker Marine, where Cuzzy Bro’s first bought a boat that was ocean-worthy. Sean is the second generation of a family owned and run business. His uncle and father, Leon and Paul Savage ,have been involved in boating all of their lives. As teenagers they were both accomplished water skiers and had also been attracted to the world of fishing. Leon, being an apprentice Boatbuilder and Shipwright, was already designing and building boats in his spare time. In 1973 the two brothers decided to make a full......

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Mark Watson

Not only have we had some big changes over the summer months, from December 2019 to February 2020, but then we were plunged into a pandemic with the rest of the world. Now that Victoria is coming out of the restrictions it had placed on fishing, we should be able to be more active again. Our podcast went quiet … So we’re started again with Season 2, and our first episode catching you up on where Daniel (Bro) and Jacqui are up to. Listen on iTunes here  ...

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In this episode, Daniel speaks with his father, the creator of the cod lure – Predator Lures. David Brauman first started playing around with wooden lures around 1985 & at that stage only a handful of people were making wooden lures within Australia  The lures were predominantly developed for the Native fish species of Murray Cod & Yellow Belly, in & around the lower Ovens River, including Lake Mulwala area. His original lures were all made from Western Red cedar with the shape formed using a wood rasp & then sanded by hand to a smooth finish.......

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In this episode, Bro speaks to Trapman from Bermagui. The commercial fishing industry is one of the most complicated and often misunderstood industries. The idea behind Trapman Bermagui is to try and dispel some of the myths and misconceptions that exist and to give people more understanding of what is involved in the everyday life of a commercial fisherman. I would also like to bridge the gap between commercial and amateur fishermen, by sharing some of my knowledge and experience to help create a more sustainable and enjoyable ocean for everyone. My......

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