Searching The Great Barrier Reef

Searching the Great Barrier Reef

Heading north of the Cape York Penisula, we find some remote areas of the Great Barrier Reef, and sample the amazing fishing on offer. Along the journey we investigate why the reef is such an important Wonder-of-the-World; we also highlight some of its major threats.

Stickbaiting SA Kings & Portland Tuna

Nige chases after some kingfish with stickbaits in SA with KEEN As FISH, SA Fishing Charters. Then, Bill heads out with Salty Dog Fishing Charters Port Fairy to explore the tuna fishery in Portland.

Brisbane Threadfin & Tuna

Nige Webster heads to Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, to sample some of the great fishing on offer. The journey starts in Brisbane River, targeting a unique population of fish, before heading into Moreton Bay to chase Northern Bluefin Tuna.

BCF Snapper Challenge and Portland Kings

BCF Staff Member Rall must show Nige how to use two different fishing techniques to catch snapper offshore. Then, we go offshore fishing for kings in Portland.

Asari Micro-Jigging Challenge

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!

VIP Raffle Adventure

Nige takes a BCF raffle winner out on a fishing expedition, targeting both reef species and pelagics. If they can’t catch enough species across the two environments, Nige is stuck packing boxes for BCF.

Mackerel Surfing Challenge

Nige takes champion longboard surfer Nic Jones offshore, and sets a few challenges for the rookie angler. Then they hit the surf, and the tables are turned, as Nic sets Nige a few challenges of his own.

Port Fairy SBTs & Tasmania Surface Bream

The AFN Fishing Show goes offshore in Port Fairy, where we show you how to catch and fillet bluefin tuna. The we travel down to the east coast of Tasmania for some exciting surface action, as we fish for bream on surface lures.