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Re: Refuge cove

Postby smile0784 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:02 am

Kimtown wrote:
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Kimtown wrote:https://www.fishranger.com.au/forecast/for/week/at/location/Rabbit%20Island

Should get a good day in friday fishing.
Saturday is going to be sloppy and Sunday is going to be abysmal.

Thank God it's a westerly. Hopefully the Prom takes the full brunt of it and the chop isn't too bad.


Not as much shelter as you would think.

The weekend is a long way of yet but a trip to Refuge might not be viable.


We are leaving early Friday morning, might be a case of just going the one night and coming back early Saturday...

Dunno yet hopefully it improves



See how you go
hopefully gets better
Just dont risk it if it gets dicey



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Re: Refuge cove

Postby Kimtown » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:54 am

smile0784 wrote:
Kimtown wrote:
frozenpod wrote:
Kimtown wrote:https://www.fishranger.com.au/forecast/for/week/at/location/Rabbit%20Island

Should get a good day in friday fishing.
Saturday is going to be sloppy and Sunday is going to be abysmal.

Thank God it's a westerly. Hopefully the Prom takes the full brunt of it and the chop isn't too bad.


Not as much shelter as you would think.

The weekend is a long way of yet but a trip to Refuge might not be viable.


We are leaving early Friday morning, might be a case of just going the one night and coming back early Saturday...

Dunno yet hopefully it improves



See how you go
hopefully gets better
Just dont risk it if it gets dicey


How much protection does the prom offer from westerlys? That's about our only saving grace atm... if it were a south-easterly it would be good night Irene lol

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Re: Refuge cove

Postby frozenpod » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:20 am

Depends how close you are, near the fishing grounds not much is the short answer.

Also remember you have to come back through the entrance.

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Re: Refuge cove

Postby Kimtown » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:25 am

frozenpod wrote:Depends how close you are, near the fishing grounds not much is the short answer.

Also remember you have to come back through the entrance.

Yeah I'm aware :down:

Where are the fishing grounds roughly? Do you have to venture out far?

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Re: Refuge cove

Postby Pdiddy24 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:40 am

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Kimtown wrote:Yeah it's probably best if I just give it a miss with my boat. Not worth the risk I guess.

Which leads me to my next question.

Where are the best fishing areas around there? Lol


If you pump bass yabbies at low tide and fish in the channel there's no need to go outside, plenty of whiting inside the port.


Heading there this Friday and going to try Lewis channel. Can you pump yabbies on Snake Island side?

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Re: Refuge cove

Postby hornet » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:57 pm

Pdiddy24 wrote:
hornet wrote:
Kimtown wrote:Yeah it's probably best if I just give it a miss with my boat. Not worth the risk I guess.

Which leads me to my next question.

Where are the best fishing areas around there? Lol


If you pump bass yabbies at low tide and fish in the channel there's no need to go outside, plenty of whiting inside the port.


Heading there this Friday and going to try Lewis channel. Can you pump yabbies on Snake Island side?


The sand bank on little snake island directly opposite the boat ramp should be exposed at low tide to get the yabbies, that's where I got them but I'm sure any sand bank should hold them.



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Re: Refuge cove

Postby Pdiddy24 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:09 pm

Thanks mate. Will give it a go

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Re: Refuge cove

Postby bowl » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:33 am

Has the captain of the 6.5 Meter boat done this trip b4, be his call if ya go or not ?

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Re: Refuge cove

Postby Kimtown » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:00 am

bowl wrote:Has the captain of the 6.5 Meter boat done this trip b4, be his call if ya go or not ?

Yeah he has, just the once and he went out in average conditions too

We are leaving tonight and coming back saturday morning now

12.7 knots north easterly is the highest we are forecast to expect during this time frame. 15 knots is my limit before I pull the pin.

I'll be calling most of the shots on the boat anyhow as I've had the most fishing and boating experience of everyone on there.

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Re: Refuge cove

Postby bowl » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:12 am

Kimtown wrote:
bowl wrote:Has the captain of the 6.5 Meter boat done this trip b4, be his call if ya go or not ?

Yeah he has, just the once and he went out in average conditions too

We are leaving tonight and coming back saturday morning now

12.7 knots north easterly is the highest we are forecast to expect during this time frame. 15 knots is my limit before I pull the pin.

I'll be calling most of the shots on the boat anyhow as I've had the most fishing and boating experience of everyone on there.

Make sure to take pics.



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