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Bowen Island is Fisherman's Paradise

Bowen Island is one of the best fishing spots on the east coast of Australia.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 1 | Year : 1956 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Yacht sailing close to shore. Rocky shoreline. Woman looking over sandy bay. Woman with children removing fairy penguin from burrow in grassy slope. Penguins on beach run into water. People climbing down ladder on rock face, fishermen on rocks. Fisherman casting to sea. Group of men and women walking along with spear fishing gear. Preparing diving equipment for spear fishing, sitting on rocks, man helping woman with oxygen tank. Paddling on and around surf ski, man with snorkel bring up groper fish. Man and woman getting out of water bringing 16 lb. lobster and others bring large king fish. Catch lined up. Fish and lobster cooked and eaten at beach barbecue.
Access No. 40283 | 2 mins 13 secs | 1950s | Bowen Island, Jervis Bay, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |