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Saturday 9th March 2013
While fossicking in the shed for some lures that might help me win the classic and become the first "double" champion, I came across and old fishing magazine "Extreme Fishing". It seems that Mangrove Mike has graced the pages of the tabloid. Obviously, this edition expounded the virtues of a full grown beard to balance the... more
Saturday 17th March 2012
The weather bureau is warning tropical cyclone Plankton could bring heavy rain as it approaches the South Eastern hamlet of Manning Point in New South Wales.
The system is continuing to strengthen but the Bureau of Meteorology says heavy rain could cause flooding in low lying areas.
The bureau's Iva Bigbutt says it... more
Thursday 24th March 2011
Having survived the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Mentawai Islands off West Sumatra last October and being further rattled by the images from the Sendai Miyagi earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Catfish Col had to face his demons head-on and adopt the new name Tsunami Col.
Easy task for the Rookies, as they would have only known Tsunami... more
Wednesday 9th March 2011
Some of you may be aware that last year I participated in the Worlds Greatest Shave
Well its that time of the year again and since I had a close shave with cancer the christmas before last it is a worthwile charity
Last year I rasied $3000 for the lLeukaemia Foundation and hope to raise the same again
The shaving... more
Wednesday 2nd March 2011
Ganghook has returned fron his breif holiday in the Arctic circle.
Sadly all attempts to catch that most delicious of piscatorial delicacies, the fresh water ling, have failed.
"The weather was just too bloody cold" say a distinctly disappointed Gangers.
"Couldn't keep the bloody holes open"
Sunday 14th November 2010
This Movember I've decided to donate my face to raising awareness about men's health. My commitment is the growth of a moustache for the entire month of Movember, which I know will generate conversation, controversy and laughter.
Friday 27th August 2010
Wednesday 24th February 2010
Fishing is not all about catching the big ones!
It is also about the escape, the peace and quiet, communing with nature, accepting that sometimes the fish don't bite, hangin' with your mates.... at least untill the ice melts ....or the esky's empty!
Friday 12th February 2010
Finally Codfish found some luck on the waters, with a nice catch of several Flathead and Slimy’s while out on a charter off the coast.
Tuesday 20th October 2009
Just to prove that the Moon fishing technique really works, BigJig set off to a secret location early (far too early) yesterday morning.
Ably assisted by Mrs Jig, BigJig plundered the deep waters to score a nice catch of flathead and a snapper.
Will the technique prove worthwhile in the long term? Will the practise sessions pay off... more