Monthly Archives: June 2014

From the country that brought us Noodling, there’s Dip Netting.

Shawn/ June 30, 2014/ freshwater, News, Overseas/ 0 comments

From passing references in CSI on fishing in the Florida Keys, Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, and even full blown TV serials (Hillbilly Handfishin’) around a type of hand fishing known as Noodling, almost everyone knows that fishing is popular in the U.S.

Many of us in Singapore have used landing nets at one time or another to land big fish, catch bait fish, and sometimes squid.

But have you ever seen Dip Netting like this?

Moral issues and problems with privacy aside, perhaps it’s time to move.


Shawn started fishing in 1994. He caught his first fish (an Ah Seng) on that very first trip to Changi Carpark 4 (before it was barricaded). He built up his fishing knowledge and gear over the years but still keeps his old gear, just like the memories.

River Monsters

Shawn/ June 25, 2014/ Anglers, News/ 0 comments

Jeremy Wade was in Singapore recently to promote his latest season (Season 6) of River Monsters.

I had the opportunity to have a brief chat with him. It was quite interesting, even more so because it was quite a while since I interviewed someone.

The chat will come up in a later post.

If you can’t wait for the new season, check out this preview:

Don’t miss the brand new season of River Monster!

River Monsters 6 premieres Jul 8, 9PM on Discovery Channel (Starhub Ch 422).


Shawn started fishing in 1994. He caught his first fish (an Ah Seng) on that very first trip to Changi Carpark 4 (before it was barricaded). He built up his fishing knowledge and gear over the years but still keeps his old gear, just like the memories.