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by purple5ive
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment
Topic: Polarised glasses...need for prescription?
Replies: 10
Views: 180

Re: Polarised glasses...need for prescription?

How much did your prescription change by Jim.
If it's just one point then you will not need them.
I've been using my prescription sunnies from.6 years ago and it was fine. My prescription changed 2 points since then.
I have just got new ones yesterday.
by purple5ive
Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Gippsland Fishing Reports
Topic: Flathead and Salmon
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: Flathead and Salmon

Good stuff mate. I love chasing salmon. They are easy to target most times and fight really well.
Will be down there for Easter. Might hit you up for some advice then.
Cheers
by purple5ive
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Fishing Competitions
Topic: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?
Replies: 36
Views: 567

Re: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?

On the flip side of whether competitors are breaking rules unwittingly most serious anglers respect the environment and catch even though the comps can become a d*** swinging contest for some seeking self validation by catching a fish. Most guys are pretty good. And do the right thing. Some catch s...
by purple5ive
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Fishing Competitions
Topic: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?
Replies: 36
Views: 567

Re: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?

I prefer to wait for Kimtown's response. Statement like "nobody catches more than 5" is BS. Kimmo where are you? :-)) Nobody I know has KEPT more than 5 bream in a comp. Catching is a different story. Lots of fish dont even make it to the livewell. Get your facts right before instigating WW3. I can...
by purple5ive
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Fishing Competitions
Topic: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?
Replies: 36
Views: 567

Re: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?

and next paragraph states fish in a live well are considered contained and on the other page(84) unwanted fish must be released immediately Yeah contained so part of the bag. As soon as an upgrade is caught is when the immediate release comes into play and one of the fish is released immediately. W...
by purple5ive
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Bream Fishing
Topic: Mallacoota Vic Bream 2019 Tournament Wrap up.
Replies: 14
Views: 862

Re: Mallacoota Vic Bream 2019 Tournament Wrap up.

Thanks Bugatti and Ricky. Those pics did give me a chuckle. Props to going the extra mile to make a post with a difference. In other news the entrance to coota has been manually opened. So if your aiming for some fishing down that way. A few weeks from.now would be a good start. Bemm looks like it w...
by purple5ive
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Fishing Competitions
Topic: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?
Replies: 36
Views: 567

Re: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?

Bringing a fish on board and then releasing or in a live well is considered retained and counts toward your daily bag limit I understand that Vic bream have an exception on up grading as bream can tolerate being kept in a live well better than other species Bringing a fish on board and then releasi...
by purple5ive
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Fishing Competitions
Topic: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?
Replies: 36
Views: 567

Re: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?

I prefer to wait for Kimtown's response. Statement like "nobody catches more than 5" is BS. Kimmo where are you? :-)) Nobody I know has KEPT more than 5 bream in a comp. Catching is a different story. Lots of fish dont even make it to the livewell. Get your facts right before instigating WW3. I can...
by purple5ive
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Fishing Competitions
Topic: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?
Replies: 36
Views: 567

Re: Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking?

Do Bream Comps (and others) Encourage Rule Breaking? The following is cut directly from the new Vic. Recreational Fishing Guide, 2019. " It is illegal to high-grade your fish High-grading of fish involves a person who has caught and retained their daily catch limit of legal sized fish, but who then...
by purple5ive
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bemm River
Replies: 12
Views: 650

Re: Bemm River

ben475 wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:17 pm
thanks for the tips! will give some of that a go.

how small a boat are we talking to get to swan lake? it looks interesting on google earth.
If you can float in 40cm of water then you will most likely make it in.

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