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  • Ep 55 – Josh Read: Fishing the Border Region & the Upper Murray Bushfire Fish Kills

Josh Read lives and breaths fishing and will head out at any chance he gets. In this episode Josh talks about fishing small clear systems for Murray Cod from his punt, and tips on how he does it. He also talks about what happened to the Upper Murray after the devastating bushfires, and what impact this event had on the Murray Cod population. Josh worked with local fisheries and through his local fishing club to clean up after the event, and now in works to restock and study the system for the future of the fishery.

Josh and his girlfriend were also lucky enough to come across not one, but two Golden tagged fish in Victoria and he share this experience. Then towards the end of the episode we talk about live technology and we both share our experiences on this topic.


In this episode:

Intro about Josh and his Background (3:00)

Upper Murray Overview and Fishing (10:30)

Fishing the Upper Murray (15:00)

The Upper Murray Bushfire – Impacts, What Happened and Recovery (23:30)

The Two Golden Tagged Trout (50:40)

Tips for Chasing Trout (1:02:00)

Josh’s thoughts on Live Technology (1:06:00)

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