Marion Bay SA, Australia •
Member since July 2016
Fishing has been my life since I was about 3 years old. I wanted to be a fisherman ever since I caught my first fish, and left school at an early age to pursue my dream. I got into charter fishing when I applied for a job with one of South Australia's best charter boats: my experience in the commercial fishing industry stood out from over 300 other applicants. After they shut down, I felt it was a good time to fill the gap left here on Yorke Peninsula, and so I started Keen As Fish. I have fished around most of Australia, and gained experience in various types of fishing. I have many contacts within the South Australian Tuna industry, giving me an advantage over my competitors during Tuna season. With my contacts, I can find out where the bigger fish are and work alongside my old company, Australian Fishing Enterprise (AFE), the largest Southern Bluefin Tuna quota holder in the Southern Hemisphere. Since I started charter fishing, I have caught the largest Tuna for the last 2 years.