Robert Adamson, one of Australia’s finest poets, lives on the Hawkesbury not far from here. He lives and breathes the river; he lives and breathes fishing, too, and his fishing journalism is as pleasurable to read as his poetry. In this, our new Saturday “sports” section, we’ll be taking the occasional dip into some of Robert’s fishing journalism via a link to his website. We’ll also be looking from time to time at the sporting passions of other great writers, and how they write about them. So cast your line here into this beautiful 1989 piece by Robert for Fishing World magazine, about catching bream on one of the world’s most magical rivers.
Robert Adamson and 70lb Mulloway, 1991
Photo: Juno Gemes