Sunday, 15 April 2018

North Western Riverina

Near Hillston in western New South Wales, in Carrathool Shire, on the banks of the Lachlan River. Fishing for Murray Cod and hunting for feral pigs and deer. 

A Fallow buck caught just before sundown.
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 The camp on the Lachlan River.
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 Lachlan River.
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 Cotton.
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 Not feral pigs.
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 Old farm house.
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 An unfortunate fox.
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 Leveling for irrigation.
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 Irrigation Chanel.
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 Irrigating.
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 Welcoming committee.
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 Sniff test.
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 Off we go, alls OK.
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Thursday, 22 March 2018

Hermione's Birthday

March 22nd 2018 is Hermione's 12th birthday, that's 84 in dog years.


Hermione with salmon and bone biscuit birthday cake.
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 2006
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 Late 2006
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2007
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 2008
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 2009
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 2010
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2011
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2017
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2018
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Saturday, 10 March 2018

Bermagui Marlin


 My marlin with its tag ready to go
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 Red Hots rig
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The boat
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 The skipper Simon on the job
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 The gear
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 Happy Col
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 Happy Andrew
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 Can you see the marlin in the bait under the water?
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 Seals eating bait fish
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 Cols marlin jumping
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The Flags, 2 marlin for the day

My marlin capture video

Friday, 2 March 2018

Dartmouth Dam High Country Victoria

Dartmouth Dam is a across the Mitta Mitta, Gibbo, and Dart rivers and a number of small tributaries. Construction commenced in 1973 and was completed in 1979, the dam wall tis he highest in Australia. The Dartmouth Dam stores water from the Victorian "High Country's" snow fields for summer release into the Mitta Mitta (and the downstream Lake Hume) and subsequently into the greater Murray River for irrigation. Surface area is 6,300 hectares (big)

 Eustace Point Campsite Dartmouth Dam
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 Brownie the trout
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 Crystal clear massive cold water lake
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 Brownie
 Brownie, dark brown sugar and flossy salt for brine
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 Brownie wrapped with its salt and sugar brine into the fridge for 4 hours
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 Brownie with its ruby red cured flesh.
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 Brownie cured and dried ready for the cherry wood smoke cooking
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Brownie smoked and vacuum sealed with thyme and dill and into the fridge for eating very soon.
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