In 1957 Anton and Grozdana Blaslov left Croatia for work opportunities.
In 1959 they eventually moved to Australia under a skilled migrants sponsorship originally settling in Geelong.
They had heard that Port Lincoln was very much like their hometown of Kali and it seemed like a good place to start a fresh life. Anton’s original job was as a carpenter/joiner (his trade).
In 1965 Anton Blaslov and Daro Kolega purchased their first boat “Lincoln Lady”. Read more...
Pictured left:- Anton & Grozdana Blaslov
And so it all began ....
Eventually in 1971 Anton purchased his first boat on his own from Stan Lukin named the “Linda Rosa”, this boat eventually becoming the “Grozdana A”.
Fishing was all year round at that stage, tuna fishing from January to June and again from October to December.
Prawn fishing occurred in between June to October - thus Blaslov Fishing was born.
Blaslov Fishing is proud of its’ heritage, our family have embraced the dream of owning and operating a successful family owned business.
Pictured right:- Anton & Grozdana Blaslov

Pictured above:- Early days of tuna fishing in the '60s.

Sandy Scharfe (nee Blaslov), Anton, Nansi Nelligan (nee Blaslov) and Grozdana pictured on Nansi's wedding day in 1989
The "Grozdana" tuna vessel
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