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2010 PHOTO'S AND FISHING REPORTS
One of our members Frank has been fishing around the north end of Zanzibar and landed a great Wahoo of 25kg. Well done and great fish.
The club had a squid comp launching from Rye and heading out to get a good bag. Most members got there bag with the biggest squid going around the 800 gram mark. An excellent turn out with many members and over 120 squid landed. Congratulation to Ron Mallett for winning, AL Moore 2nd and Tommy Phillips 3rd.
Greensborough Angling club had their annual trip to Khancoban over the weekend with most fish being caught in the range fron 35-45cm. A few larger fish were caught with Bill Fleming landing a Brown Trout at 1.97kg and 600mm long. The biggest redfin was 2.13kg caught by Mark Hall. Overall a great trip had by all 12 members who atttended.
Greensborough & District Angling Club had its annual Casting comp today at Yarrambat Park. With 11 members attending on a pretty average day it was good too see. The wind was cold and blowing hard from the South West and straight into the faces of the long distance cast course. First was a 4oz sinker and the longest was about 96 meters by John Whitfield. Next was 2oz cast and the distance was 86meters by Russell Conway. We then proceeded to have an accuracy surf cast over about 50 meters to a flag and this was wone by Tim Plummer with a 83cm distance from the stick and Russell a close second at 1 meter. From there we went to the targets which are stagered over 15 meters and you recieved 1 min on each target to hit as many times as possible. Allan Moore done the best with a total of 5 hits, and Tim, Russell, John W came second with 3 hits each, and the rest on 1 hit came third. At completion of the comp we all headed upto the BBQ's and had some food and beer. A great day and laugh was had by all those that attended.
1st: Tim Plummer with 9 pts
2nd: Russell Conway with 7 points
3rd: John Whitfield with 5 points.
Frank doing his accuracy cast The guys getting in a practice
Ron (sharky) doing his accuracy cast ,Trevor doing the measuring on surf cast, Mick showing his accuracy skills
Russell upset about not winning Tim doing his accuracy casting Allan doing his bit to win this section
Trevor with his fine measuring Mark Hall showing his surf casting skills
We had a great turnout about 20 people and the weather held off which was great for everyone. Most fish caught on the day were either Whiting or Flathead and also a few Garfish were caught and pinkies and of course a few Banjo's.
The Biggest Bag of Fish was 4.61KG made up of 19 X Whiting and 1 X Flathead so a nice bag of fish.
1st was Tommy Phillips,
2nd was Keith
Big thanks to everyone for competing and the Captain and Weigh Master on the day.
Thanks to Chris O'Connell for the following report
Hi Fellow Members,
Just a quick email to share some photos from the Rye fishing comp last Saturday.
It was a good day on the water after the wind pulled back in the morning, Tide was running so made things hard but some Whiting was caught along with Travelly and Flathead.
The Captain on the Day was Graham and the Weigh Master was Michael, so big thanks to those guys.
The Results of the comp are as follows: 1st Carl , 2nd Tommy & 3rd Paul ( i hope thats right : )
Nice bags of Whiting as photos are attached and of the Guys on the day, Thanks to everyone who participated.
Thanks to everyone who Participated, Next meeting is on the 18th Feb
Chris O' Connell
Greensborough & District Angling club had a trip out from Stony Point in Westernport with some good variety of fish being landed. Flathead, gummy's and some large whiting to 780 grams all adding to the anglers bag. Going was a bit tough but most caught fish for the day..
Just Wanted to thank everyone for participating in Last week's Fishing Comp @ Stony Point in Westernport Bay, and share some photos I took from the day.
The weather turned out to be a treat and most people caught fish on the day
although had to work hard given the Full moon last week.
The fish caught on the day consisted of Whiting, Yakka, Gummy shark, gurnard, Rockcod, wrasse, flathead & Port Jackson .
The Results for the Comp are as follows remembering Biggest bag of fish over 30cm.
3rd - Tommy
2nd - Frank
1st - Ron ( Uncle Sharkey ) just over 5kg of fish
Congrats to Ron and everyone else for participating was a great day fishing and on the water and Hope to see you all Next week for the Whiting Comp at Rye, more info at this week's Meeting Thursday night.
See you soon,
Chris O' Connell
Lake Eppalock still a bit slow at this stage with not a lot of reports coming from there.
Whiting have been landed off Werribee in 4-5 meters of water on mussell and pippis
Some good whiting and squid have been landed down around sorrento by one of our members.
The Yarra River has some good cod being landed at Eltham but persistance is needed.
The club had a trip to Lake Mulwala over the Australia Day weekend. The fishing was rumoured to be a bit tough and this was true with 12 members fishing and a hanfull of legal size cod caught.This was a measure only comp and all fish were released. Largest was 72cm caught by Chris Beckwith on a spinner bait with a couple of Yellow Belly were caught to 54cm. The best fishing was had on the NSW side up from Kiffens Reserve. A few members headed down the river on the Saturday as the wind was strong on the lake and they managed 2 yellowbelly 47cm, 39cm and 1 cod 52cm
Good luck too all those members of the club who have headed over to Tasmania to fish the lakes for the next week or two.