FISHING fanatics – send us your big fish stories to appear in our weekly feature ‘The Reel Deal’
This teacher caught barra fever after swapping the Murray for the Herbert River four years ago.
Here is his big fish story:
Name: Matt Rice
Work: Teacher at St Teresa’s College, Abergowrie
Size: 82 cm
Bait: Live mullet
Where: Seymour Creek off Hinchinbrook Channel
What: Crumbed and made fish tacos
Is it your best catch ever: No. That would be my wife Charlotte. She’s 8.5 months pregnant
Great Northern or VB: Northern
Murray cod or barramundi: Barra
What do you love about Ingham: Fishing
Now, a few people posted on facebook questioning whether you caught this fish – what is your response: Those jokers will take any opportunity to have a crack. They know this is my fish.
There it is – our first Reel Deal.
Email snaps of your prize catches to firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep it Reel!