First Name          –              Shane

Last Name          –              Geale

What year did you first start fishing?     1982 aged 15

Are you part of a generational fishing family?    Yes – 3rd generation

What was your reason or motivation for choosing professional fishing as a career?        

I always enjoyed fishing, I didn’t want to stay at school I followed my family into fishing.

What are your top 3 species for your business?

1             Crabs

2              Flathead

3              Bream

What is the most memorable moment for you during your fishing career?

It was 3am one night and I was up the lake fishing, I tripped and fell over in my boat and tore the tendons in my shoulder. I had to pull the net in and drive back by myself. I ended up with surgery. That’s a night that I will never forget.

What does the co-op mean to you?        OR          Why are you part of the co-op?

Convenience and friendly staff. Always looking after the fishermen and their product.

What’s a hobby you have outside of fishing?

I love to get away in my camper and head west to fish for Murray Cod

Have you been on the board of directors? If so what years or for how long?