The Social Fishing Podcast
Ep 52 – Bait Fishing the Freshwater with Chris & Rhys

Ep 52 – Bait Fishing the Freshwater with Chris & Rhys

April 21, 2021

In this episode Rhys & Chris go back to basics and talk about bait fishing for freshwater fish. This is how fishing started for both Rhys and Chris and it’s how they learnt the ropes. Bait fishing is a great place to start and in this episode the boys cover everything.

From the best setups, to line, what knots and rigs to use. Then onto the baits, everything you need to know about them, how to rig them and even how to catch them. If you’re new to the fishing game or just love your bait fishing… this one’s for you!

Ep 51 - Karen Rees: GoFish Nagambie Special, Women in Rec Fishing (WIRF) and Family Fishing

Ep 51 - Karen Rees: GoFish Nagambie Special, Women in Rec Fishing (WIRF) and Family Fishing

March 11, 2021

GoFish Nagambie 2021 SPECIAL!!! In this episode I’m joined by GoFish Ambassador, Karen Rees where we talk about a stack of stuff; including how fishing started for Karen, fishing with kids and tips to help new parents and stories about some of Karen’s best catches. Karen also tells us about WIRF (Women in Recreational Fishing) and what its all about and how ladies can get involved.

Then we dedicate part of this episode to the upcoming GoFish Nagambie competition! We talk about Nagambie lakes as a fishery, what its like and some tips for fishing the area. Then we move into talking about the competition itself, how it works, prizes and heaps more!

If you catch the biggest cod, you will take home $80K in cash! That’s just one of the many prizes available with $150K in cash and a total of $500K in cash and prizes to be given away.

SPECIAL GoFish x Social Fishing Deal – 2 for 1 Kayak Entries: use promo code SMGOFISH

GoFish Entries: https://tickets.lup.com.au/GoFish2021

We cannot wait to see you there! 25th – 28th March at the Nagambie Lakes

 

Episode Topics:

Karen’s story and how she is involved in fishing (4:00)

Tips and experiences from fishing with kids (26:00)

Women in Recreational Fishing (WIRF) (40:30)

Tips for Nagambie Lakes (53:10)

Karen’s most memorable catch (1:03:13)

GoFish Nagambie 2021 – Details (1:11:20)

Ep 50 - Mathew Skorupa: Living the Adventure Lifestyle of Hunting and Fishing

Ep 50 - Mathew Skorupa: Living the Adventure Lifestyle of Hunting and Fishing

February 25, 2021

This is a great down to earth chat with Mathew Skorupa, an Aussie bloke who loves adventure. This episode is full of great stories and fishing chat, plenty of laughable moments and some great life lessons. We also talk a little bit about Mat’s hunting adventures including chasing deer and tar in NZ.

If you’re keen for some inspiration or just a good bit of entertainment, you’re going to enjoy this chat!

Ep 49 - Romen Dicovski: Googong Dam, DVD Productions & Vertically Fishing for Murray Cod

Ep 49 - Romen Dicovski: Googong Dam, DVD Productions & Vertically Fishing for Murray Cod

January 21, 2021

Romen Dicovski is probably best known for his involvement in producing the popular Googong Green and Gold Series that was published on DVD many years ago. He has spent the best part of the last decade chasing monster cod and yellas that swim in Googong Dam.

Romen has an incredible passion for fishing that started when he was very young with trips to the saltwater with his mate. This evolved into fishing the local waters in the ACT and even more so fishing Googong Dam for those trophy Murray Cod. In this episode we get to learn more about Romen, his background and why he has such a passion for fishing.

Romen also talks about the production of the Googong Green and Gold DVD’s, how the idea came about and the process to putting this content together. We then move on to talking about Googong Dam and techniques for chasing the resident fish. Later on, Romen explains the technique of vertically fishing for Murray Cod, a highly underutilised approach that works exceptionally well.

This is a jammed packed episode, and you don’t want to miss a single minute of it! Hit play and enjoy!

Ep 48 – Ian and Andy from FishNSW: Chasing Cod from the Bank and the Journey of FishNSW

Ep 48 – Ian and Andy from FishNSW: Chasing Cod from the Bank and the Journey of FishNSW

January 4, 2021

Andy Sullivan and Ian Breeze are behind the popular social media page FishNSW. They have grown their following to over 20K in only three short years. In this episode we get to meet the two humble anglers behind page and get to know a little bit about them and their journey.

We talk about how they transitioned into targeting Murray Cod and their path of learning along the way. They share stories about their first cod experiences and also some of the best captures. We talk about bank walking for cod, go-to lures and even how to help avoid snagging. We then move onto talk about the popular FishNSW page and how it all come about. This is a great chat with two humble freshwater fishos, who just love to be out on the water!

Ep 47 – Cod Opening 2020 & Your Listener Questions with Rhys Creed

Ep 47 – Cod Opening 2020 & Your Listener Questions with Rhys Creed

December 4, 2020

Welcome to Cod Opening of 2020/21! It's going to be an exciting year and we all can’t wait for what’s in store. 2020 was a tough year for many of us, including the fish with droughts and fires, but a new year and season is here and its going to be good!

In this episode Rhys shares a few tips for chasing cod this summer and into early next year. He also answers your listener questions, shares his plans for fishing over the next few weeks and some news on what has been happening with Social Fishing.

Enjoy this episode and have a cracker cod season!

Ep 46 - Matt Hansen: Making a Difference and the Impacts Facing Our Native Fish in the Murray Darling Basin

Ep 46 - Matt Hansen: Making a Difference and the Impacts Facing Our Native Fish in the Murray Darling Basin

November 16, 2020

If you have a passion for freshwater fish, especially the mighty Murray Cod… this is a MUST LISTEN episode! I was lucky enough to talk to Matt Hansen who has an incredible passion for protecting our native fish and their habitat. He has a drive to do good in this world and we need more people like Matt.

In this episode we talk all about the impacts facing our native fish, and just how bad the situation is. Matt also shares his back story and how both the Inland Waterways Rejuvenation Association (IWRA) and the Burrendong Classic started.

Matt’s message needs to be shared and heard by every freshwater angler. Please listen to this entire episode… put it on during a long car drive and share it with all your friends.

Ep 45 - Shaun Bowdler: The Man Behind Mudeye Lures

Ep 45 - Shaun Bowdler: The Man Behind Mudeye Lures

October 28, 2020

Mudeye Lures have been a well-known brand in Australia for a very long time. In this episode we get to hear the story and listen to the man behind Mudeye… Shaun Bowdler. In this episode Shaun talks about his fishing passion from when he was young and his first experiences. Then we get into talking about Mudeye and how it all began. Shaun shares the stories from founder Jamie, as well has his own stories and how the brand as continued to develop and evolve.

This is a great chat with a down to Earth Aussie bloke who loves his fishing and lure making! Sit back and enjoy another episode of The Social Fishing Podcast!

Ep 44 - Simon Pender: Tips for Small Water Australian Bass

Ep 44 - Simon Pender: Tips for Small Water Australian Bass

October 20, 2020

In this episode I’m joined by keen angler Simon Pender! He loves both salt and fresh and spends a fair portion of his time walking small streams chasing Australian Bass. Simon is a rep for Pure Fishing, and he lives and breathes fishing. In this episode he shares plenty of his knowledge on chasing Bass along the south eastern corner of Australia. We talk about the key locations for Bass south of Sydney, the go-to lures, gear and setups, leader and the approach for fishing small creeks and streams. This is a must listen for all freshwater enthusiasts.

Ep 43 – Windamere Trip 2020 with Rhys, Maso, Muz, Deano & Glen Stewart

Ep 43 – Windamere Trip 2020 with Rhys, Maso, Muz, Deano & Glen Stewart

September 24, 2020

Welcome to our Windamere Podcast 2.0! Last year we recorded an episode on the banks of Windamere Dam with Maso, Muz, Mitchy and myself… and this year we are BACK!

The response to last years episode was huge so we thought we would give it another crack. This year we welcome Deano and the legend himself, Glen ‘Stewie’ Stewart. This man has been around the fishing world for an exceptionally long time and has more knowledge than the rest of us combined.

This was a great chat between a bunch of keen anglers as we talked all about the trip, what we had experienced so far and things we learnt over the few days. Towards the back end of the podcast we talk about more general topics, big cod and Glen shares some wise words on his experiences.

As always, it’s a casual chat with a bit of comedy and fun right the way through. Enjoy this episode!

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