Vicki Hastrich's collection of essays, Night Fishing, covers art, nature, fishing, family and language.

By Christine Kearney
September 14 2019 - 5:00am

A fishing spot on the Brisbane Water north of Sydney frames the span of essays in Night Fishing. The spot, known locally as The Hole, is 37 metres deep. While Vicki Hastrich's father would sometimes fish there, she was never taken to The Hole as a child. It was treacherous and known for its huge tidal forces.

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