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by Mattblack
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Forgot the anchor
Replies: 19
Views: 654

Re: Forgot the anchor

Bloody big wake up call, can’t even imagine what would have happened if it caught a rock at speed...hopefully the anchor winch would have ripped off before it cartwheeled. Anyone know if you can get idiot lights for people like me?
by Mattblack
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Forgot the anchor
Replies: 19
Views: 654

Forgot the anchor

So I forgot to pull up the anchor before taking off the other day...I was sober, wasn’t tired, no excuses just careless. I only realised my mistake when my little deckie said there was a shark chasing the boat. My question is, how did the rope/chain not get caught in the motor & what other poten...
by Mattblack
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Anti reverse switch on reels.
Replies: 28
Views: 1000

Re: Anti reverse switch on reels.

Sounds like our dads would of got along! The old tackle box's even all have the same smell, dont think dad had many shop bought lures or spinners, dad n grandad always made there own from old coins or spoons. I also have there old camping and hunting gear, no led lights! I use an old kero lantern a...
by Mattblack
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Anti reverse switch on reels.
Replies: 28
Views: 1000

Re: Anti reverse switch on reels.

I reckon those reverse functions on reels are more trouble than they are worth. Could be wrong, I’m sure this was discussed on another post a while back...the consensus was that the function 1st started disappearing on the top end Shimano’s and have progressed through to all their models.
by Mattblack
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Portarlington to Queenscliff
Topic: queenscliff 15th
Replies: 4
Views: 483

Re: queenscliff 15th

Mate, that fog/mist was enough for me not to bother today...hopefully tomorrow will be better.
by Mattblack
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Lowrance side scan screen shots of salmon school
Replies: 28
Views: 1246

Re: Lowrance side scan screen shots of salmon school

Fantastic post...appreciate your hard work. :thumbsup:
by Mattblack
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: General Salt Water Fishing
Topic: Fav all round rod.
Replies: 38
Views: 1828

Re: Fav all round rod.

Shimano Impact Nano NXT nibble tip seems to be the most versatile rod in my arsenal the impact series are great rods do you get extra tips with the rod Thank,s It came with a spare tip (Southern Sportsfishing), but you can also buy spares (with different action/flex) which is handy. I also love a f...
by Mattblack
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Melbourne Fishing Reports - Port Phillip Bay and Mornington Peninsula
Topic: TEAM BORN2FISH wrap up report
Replies: 24
Views: 1141

Re: TEAM BORN2FISH wrap up report

This is unintentional genius...it's guerilla marketing 101...made me visit his website.
by Mattblack
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: FISH KILL NEAR MENINDE
Replies: 16
Views: 738

Re: Cod wipeout

I know it's serious situation, but this video is a classic....https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9Kkxs_1547090554 (actions starts at the 45sec mark)
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by Mattblack
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Whiting Fishing
Topic: Westernport Bay Whiting
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: Westernport Bay Whiting

Cheers Gents....if you're fishing deep (& murky water), do you still look for weed and sand or do you just take trust in the sounder and look for drop offs?

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