Andrew Ettingshausen is as tough as they come. The rugby league legend has an affinity with the sea and has made it his mission to catch every big fish on the planet. Now, ET is going to discover what it takes to make it as a commercial fisherman in a country known for its tough land, rough sea, and rugged people. He’ll discover the history of our nation’s maritime industry whilst experiencing first-hand why people are willing to risk their lives on a daily basis.
SeaLight’s Colette and Adam worked with Northern Pictures to develop the concept for the series. Adam directed the episodes in the field, working with cameramen Nick Robinson and Paul Bell. Victoria Kirk post produced the shows for Northern Pictures.
Broadcaster: Discovery Asia-Pacific
ET helps bring in riches from cold southern waters.
Life of the commercial fisherman isn't easy. Up early, long days and rough conditions.
Urchin diving off Tasmania's rugged coast.
In addition to Directing the series, Adam shot several segments — this one on a shrimp trawler in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
When catching Barra means wearing protection.