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by bilby
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New drone for the lbg fellas
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: New drone for the lbg fellas

What's with the name? (Sea Ulcer, that is ...)
by bilby
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Mulloway Fishing
Topic: Pier fishing off ST Kilda Pier - 100cm/10.4kg big Mullo 11/10/18
Replies: 40
Views: 1290

Re: Pier fishing off ST Kilda Pier - 100cm/10.4kg big Mullo 11/10/18

What an amazing result - well done! I've been working on a building project all this year, but this is really making me want to get out and chase them again ...
by bilby
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Marine ply sealer
Replies: 9
Views: 145

Re: Marine ply sealer

I've heard that this is quite good: http://www.norglass.com.au/products/nor ... -treatment
by bilby
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Gippsland Fishing Reports
Topic: Tambo, Nicholson or Mitchell at this time of year
Replies: 7
Views: 431

Re: Tambo, Nicholson or Mitchell at this time of year

Why not the Nicholson? It's less fished than the others, and has plenty of big bream and flathead. Use lightly weighted spider crabs for the bream if you can get them - this will help ensure better sized fish.
by bilby
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Williamstown to Werribee
Topic: Scores of dead fish, eels wash up after Melbourne factory fire
Replies: 20
Views: 1238

Re: Scores of dead fish, eels wash up after Melbourne factory fire

True, Hornet - but still disappointing that the EPA won't make a statement at least to the effect that the bay has been impacted. I wasn't wanting to start an argument - but am hugely disappointed that government agencies seem to want to minimize the public scandal around events like this. In my vie...
by bilby
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Williamstown to Werribee
Topic: Scores of dead fish, eels wash up after Melbourne factory fire
Replies: 20
Views: 1238

Re: Scores of dead fish, eels wash up after Melbourne factory fire

I always find it a bit ridiculous that people say that they won't consume fish out of the Yarra, but will eat fish caught in the bay ... which is a continuation of the Yarra /Maribyrnong. In this case, the same applies - isn't it convenient that the EPA will put up signs at the warmies, but pretend ...
by bilby
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Still Using Old Rods??
Replies: 22
Views: 871

Re: Still Using Old Rods??

I still use my old Jim Crane bream rod - this last year I caught plenty of decent sized Murray cod locally using this now quite vintage item.
by bilby
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Fish Recipes and Preparation
Topic: Catch clean and cook Carp, taste ? you judge.
Replies: 29
Views: 981

Re: Catch clean and cook Carp, taste ? you judge.

Mulloway are pretty decent, though ...
by bilby
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Black Rock to Mordialloc
Topic: Mordialloc Pier
Replies: 14
Views: 1694

Re: Mordialloc Pier

Yes, the bream should be about now.
by bilby
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Melbourne Land Based Fishing
Topic: Tooradin
Replies: 16
Views: 2097

Re: Tooradin

"Tides" in effect can be unpredictable if you factor in wind and sudden atmospheric pressure drops / rises over the bays.

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