Tag - The Hunter & The Gatherer

Faraway Fish Banh Mi

Faraway & Fishing

A favourite Aunt once told me that the boldest way to travel was to head to the furthest point and work your way back. “Giant leaps of faith”, she declared, “were always rewarded”, and that’s how I found my way to Garig Gunak Barlu National Park.  This..... . .

Campfire Spiced Wine

Crouched on the riverbank at Cahills Crossing, our spanking new fishing rods in hand and dreaming of big barramundi, the first cast of the day never even hit the water. Instead, my Dad’s line unspooled in a crazy arc, snagging on itself in a mindboggling mess.  My..... . .

Charred Lemon Barramundi with chimichurri

Charred Lemon Barramundi with chimichurri

Barramundi is a tricksy fish that’s notoriously difficult to catch. It’s ironic then that the biggest ever caught was wrestled into a kayak back in 2010, weighing a hefty 44kg. Aussies call them barras but this ancient hermaphrodite that starts life as a male and..... . .

Garlicky Grilled Squid

How to catch, clean and cook delicious squid You need patience and finesse to snare ‘all-seeing’ squid, but this abundant food source is quick to prepare and even faster to cook. All you need is a squid jig and a hand reel or rod, and a couple of lazy twilight hours..... . .