KEEPING UP WITH THE STARLINGS : SWB - September 2017

THE BARRA’PRENTICE TRIUMPANT IN THE TOP END Every year, a gaggle of girls descend onto Corroboree Billabong in the Top End with one goal in mind… taking home the trophy from the Secret Womens Business Barramundi Challenge, a fantastic tournament run by the Palmerston Game Fishing Club with the intention of being a “safe” place for women to gain skills and confidence, so that they can fish competently beside their male counterparts. This is about the size of most barra we found. read more

KEEPING UP WITH THE STARLINGS: August - September2017

August and September were another couple of crazy months in the Starling’s nest, beginning with the annual “show circuit” of fishing tackle, boating and 4WD expos around the nation, before rolling into a string of filming and tournament commitments for both of us. Starlo with a lovely estuary perch from home waters, caught between filming trips to far-flung locations.   Perhaps the most exciting news from these two very busy months was the success of Jo’s “Barra’Prentice” team in the read more

KEEPING UP WITH THE STARLINGS : JULY 2017

If we thought June was busy, we were about to become a little more educated about how much you can actually cram into a month! July was absolutely BUMPER for us, with thousands upon thousands of kilometres of Aussie terrain put under our wheels, boat and ’yak. This 1.91kg bag was the heaviest of the last day of read more

KEEPING UP WITH THE STARLINGS: JUNE 2017

June was another busy month for us. Amongst other things, Steve made a lightning trip to Tasmania to speak at a public rally against a proposed industrial-scale salmon farm at Okehampton Bay, on the island state's beautiful east coast. While generally a fan of aquaculture (fish farming), Steve is opposed to this particular development on several grounds. You can read more in his blog on the subject here. read more

KEEPING UP WITH THE STARLINGS: APRIL/MAY 2017

Jo with a cracking fly rod carp from Burrendong Dam during the Easter Classic. Hello again from the Starling’s nest! Our plan is to eventually make these blogs a monthly event, but at the moment we’re still catching up and getting into the groove, so this one actually covers what we’ve been up to in April and May! April for Steve began at the Brisbane 4X4 Show, read more

KEEPING UP WITH THE STARLINGS: First Quarter 2017

Hi! Welcome to the first instalment of our regular “Keeping Up With The Starlings” blog, updating you on all of our fishing-related activities. In future, these blogs will appear monthly or thereabouts, but this first one gets the ball rolling by briefly recapping what we’ve been up to for the first quarter of 2017, leading up to the launch of my initial range of Starlo’s Finesse Fishing Wear from Mad Keen. The first three months of read more