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Thursday 12th February 2009
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By  Fishing Phil


Mangrove Mike and his misses go to the sleepy fishing village of Manning Point each holiday. Mangrove likes to fish at the crack of dawn. The wife likes to read.

One morning Mangrove returns after several hours of fishing and decides to take a nap. Although she isn't familiar with the lake the wife decides


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Monday 31st March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

Day 2, the championship day, when the cream rises to the top. Well, that's the theory - in reality there was a very slow start by all participants and the fish were asleep all day.

The Shore Team headed to the Yabby/Nipper Flats and pumped some bait. However the southerly wind meant that the fishing was a bit uncomfortable, so they trekked

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Sunday 30th March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
For the second year in a row a rookie has won the Manning Point Fishing Classic.

Young Riverboat Rastus was declared winner with his Friday afternoon Spotted Guitar Fish a.k.a. Shovel Nose Shark.

There were not many Sunday morning fish so Saturday's best fish, from Stillwater Steve, was the only other contender. The Umpire decided that

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Sunday 30th March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

Day 1 started off slowly after a night of great entertainment at Manning Point Bowling Club. The team caught 7 meat trays in the raffles which should have augured well for the marine kill expeditions.

 

Although there were plenty of fish about, keepers were in short supply. Fishin' Phil got a nice bream early on and his team

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Friday 28th March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
Young rookie, Riverboat Rastus, has hooked a great shark to kick off Day 0 , the official practice day of the classic.... more

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Friday 28th March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
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Thursday 27th March 2008
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By  Lenny Livebait

The Greater Manning Council AGM minutes recently released have shed light on the perptually shady admissions policy of the Manning Point Bowling Club.

In an unanimous decision, all councillors voted to allow the short, balding, rotund local authority figure to tighten his admission requirements even further.

In documents tendered

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Thursday 27th March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
Ganghook has brought home tea or tomorrow lunch.
The fish are on.
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Thursday 27th March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
Fishin, Ganghook and Mangrove hit Manning Point early for some pre-tourament tuning.... more

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Wednesday 26th March 2008
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

As reported earlier by BigJig, there has been a massive increase in the traffic leading to the Manning Valley. This photo taken earlier this afternoon shows the long traffic lines that the crowd may expect leading to the 2008 Classic.

Premier Maurice Yemma said that he will commit to funding a 2 Billion Dollar road with 10 lanes if the

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