Michael Hurren


Michael is a veteran who served 10 years in the Army. During his service, he deployed once to the Solomon Islands and twice to Afghanistan.  Michael is an avid fisherman and finds fishing the best therapy for PTSD.  This is how Reeling Veterans was born.

Allan Ambler

Public Officer

Allan is a veterans of some 30 years in both RAN and the Australian Army. During his service he deployed to Vietnam. Allan is a keen fisherman and 4×4 enthusiasts.

Christina Hurren


Christina has lived in Darwin for 14 years and was introduced to fishing by her husband, Michael, and hasn’t looked back! Christina brings her experience of 5 years coordinating a women’s fishing tournament to Reeling Veterans and is excited about the future.

Timothy Fenech


Tim  joined the RAN in 2001 as a CIS Sailor. He was in the Navy for around 8 and a bit years until I left the Navy to go be with family back in Hervey Bay. I then moved back to Darwin in 2010 and have lived here ever since.
Tim’s hobbies are Fishing, camping. He enjoy’s being out on the water fishing, watching people catch big fish or just lazing around enjoying being out on the ocean.