Fishing is the number one recreation sport in Australia. There are thousands of fisherman out there that can only dream of travelling to remote destinations in search of that fish of a lifetime. Mark Berg brings those dreams to life and more.
Fishing Addiction surprises fisherman around the country with amazing fishing adventures. They may be at work, home or even in their local tackle store when the fishing addiction team comes knocking. On the spot they are put on a plane and the adventure begins!
Each winner that comes on the show is given a different challenge that could win them $10,000 – worth of fishing and boating gear. It may be a line class challenge, a certain number of species or a species of a certain size.
Regardless of the challenge, the trips are to some of the best fishing locations in Australia and are guaranteed to never be forgotten.
Episode 1 – Melville Island
Mark drops by lucky winner Joe Sandor’s workplace and surprises him with an offer to go on the trip of a lifetime to Clearwater Lodge on Melville Island in the Northern Territory. Mark selected this location due to its incredible beauty and spectacular fishing action. Joe’s challenge, in order to win the fishing gear, is to capture 15 different species of fish.