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A Dingo's Life


After about five minutes of talking to Jarad “Dingo” Boshammer, you realize he is one of those extra-fishy guys who likes to fish more than you do. And he’s better at it, and probably always will be.

Dingo, the son of Sid Boshammer a liveaboard chartered captain and Kerri Boshammer his wife was born in Hervey Bay (Queensland, Australia) in 1982. “Fishing was always in my veins,” he says. “I didn’t have a choice. I grew on a boat. I was catching fish before I could walk.”

Dingo’s love of catching fish was ignited by his childhood on the Australian water.

Jarad “Dingo Boshammer”

His father noticed his son’s focus right away. “One of my first impressions was that even as a 3-year-old, Jarad had an amazing amount of patience,” Sid says. Dingo’s father purchased the charter boat when Dingo was around 6 years old Time N Tide A 38-foot flybridge-built Peter Bracken design, and one of the first hardwood game boats fished from Cairns – the legendary black-marlin town that is known as the gateway of the Great Barrier Reef. “Capt. Bob Oliver was one of the first guys to own a boat in the era of big game.

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