Join two mates as they spend a weekend at one of their favourite locations, trying to satisfy a lifetime goal. Matt and Nige have only ever dreamed of taming a marlin on fly – jump on board as they share the highs and desperate lows of trying to catch a fishing trophy.
Nige Webster sightfishes clear water cod from the rocks. Then, Nige’s nine year-old son Lachlan has been desperate to experience the thrill of marlin fishing. Will he finally get the chance to achieve his dream catch?
The team brings the challenge to Nomad fishing guide Andrew Harvey, as we explore the Great Barrier Reef and discover just what it takes to be a guide in these beautiful waters.
The AFN team go head to head in a North Vs South Challenge. Using the same lures, Nige Webster targets tropical reef fish, while down south Bill Classon chases southern bluefin tuna. The day has plenty of surprises, including a monstrous and deadly visitor!
Nige Webster and Jase Medcalf do what that do best – go fishing, and try to break things. The boys chase pelagic fish offshore before turning their hands to target estuary fish. The day takes on a twist when the boys are asked to test a boat in a very different fashion!
The AFN spring a surprise visit to the Nomad sportfishing operation. The crew hold a game show to choose somebody to front the cameras and have a day of fishing with Nige! A Sydney angler jumps on board, and while we get to know our new mate, the tropical fishing action goes absolutely nuts!
It’s Fly V Lure as Nige joins Trevor Hawkins on Lake Windouree and engages in a friendly trout competition. Then Kord takes Nige out to the mackerel grounds, where they utilise some unwilling participants.
Nige brings the challenge to fishing guide Nicolai Fewtrell – catch 20 small barra, or one over 75 centimeters. The downside? For every bi-catch that comes aboard, Nicolai has to eat a random item from the dreaded ration pack!
Nige and Trevor head to Eucumbene for a rematch of their fly vs lure challenge. The boys make some competitive catches, but as they bash through the bush, things take a dramatic turn for the worse. Stranded in the middle of nowhere with a man down, this suddenly becomes a tougher challenge than they ever expected!
Peter Morse and Simon Gawesworth join the locals fly-fishing the stunning waters of Tasmania. Then later, Nige Webster and Benny Lockwood break out the soft plastics to hunt for golden perch at Copeton Dam.
Nige Webster visits the traditional land owners at Cape York for a very different fishing experience. Then later we join Nicolai Fewtrell on the hunt for some hungry barra.
Nige and Trevor paint up their own lures and hunt for a feed of fish. Can their crafty artwork entice a bite, or will every one be left cold and hungry? Then, Bill Classon heads to Flinders Island, to get in on the amazing gummy shark fishing!