Podcast Template
Social Fishing

0 comments

  • Home
  • /
  • Blog
  • /
  • Ep13 – The Water Crisis in the Murray Darling Basin with Chris & Rhys

In this episode Chris and I sit down and talk about the least enlightening topic so far on the podcast… but it’s a topic that needed some attention. We talk about the ‘Impact of the Drought and Water Mismanagement on the Murray Darling Basin’.

We discuss what the MDB is and the Plan and Authority who manage the water. We talk about what has happened to all the water, the effect of the drought and what affect this is going to have on the future of the fisheries. It’s a hot topic of discussion as we come into the warmer weather where we may see even bigger fish kills with no rain in sight.

In this episode:

What is the Murray Darling Basin, Authority and Plan (8:00)

The issue with the Murray Darling Basin Plan (15:00)

The Drought and our Water Storage Percentages (20:00)

Historical Droughts and Floods (25:00)

Water mismanagement and current issues (30:00)

Fish kills, water cycles and thoughts on new ways to manage water (33:00)

Mismanagement of water, the major issues and political issues (39:00)

The solution and the way forward (48:00)

- Connect with Social Fishing -


Ready to take your fishing to the next level?

Have you heard about the Complete Guide Series?

Become an expert angler and learn all the techniques the Social Fishing team use on every trip. This series is designed to guide you to becoming a better angler. You’ll know exactly what to do, where to cast, what lures to use and you’ll catch more fish!

The Complete Guide Series includes

8 Series - Over 60 Video - 26 Hour of Content

Check out the trailer for the Murray Cod in Dam Series

Social Fishing

Social Fishing is the ultimate hub for Freshwater Fishing Education! Social Fishing is a community based website packed with information, education and support for all freshwater anglers. The Social Fishing Team are passionate not only about fishing but educating others and giving them the chance to experience this past time that we all love!

Leave a Reply
{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}
Insert Content Template or Symbol