there’s nothing Aussie men like better than to ‘get loose’ and go fishing! Hope they caught something, at least; they were fishing next to our boat for hours.
My favorite bait to catch a barra or some threadfin salmon is a twenty-dollar bill, works a treat, I get one every single time.
In El Nido we used to eat fish all the time…the fishermen living down the beach from us would send their kids over every morning at 5:30 with whatever they had caught. Often Kris and I would draw the fish before cooking it…Kris was more diligent about this. There was something romantic and old-fashioned about compiling our own Natural History of the area we lived in. Here are some pages from Kris’ journal of the time: