Fishing Archive

Around the Bay 18-2-2020

with Jim’s Bait and Tackle LAST week I mentioned our upcoming San Remo Easter fishing comp, which raises money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal and last Saturday we opened entries. The competition again this year has been well supported by sponsors

Around the Bay – 11-2-2020

WE have just about finished the organising for our fourth San Remo Easter Fishing Competition and will open up early entries this weekend. The competition has grown over the last three years and is becoming exactly what we started out to organise – a

Around the Bay 4-2-2020

With Jims Bait and Tackle DESPITE all the rumours and suggestions of major changes, it would appear that little has changed in the new 2020 fishing guide and sizes and limits for species caught around here stay the same. There are a couple of

Around the Bay – 29-1-2020

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle WE had several calls during the week from people coming down for the Australia Day weekend, mostly from around Melbourne, asking if it’s safe to come down for the long weekend, our answer the same as it would normally

Around the Bay 21-1-2020

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle With the first month of summer almost over, you have to wonder if the weather is actually going to settle and we are going to see some consistent warmer days. Overall the water temperature is cooler than normal, and

Around the Bay 14-1-2020

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle WE have a small sample of what we should have in regards to summer weather then it’s back into jumpers again. While it hasn’t been the best for fishing this week, the cooler weather and a bit of rain

Around the Bay 7-1-2020

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle IT has been a very strange Christmas holiday period so far, not only on the fishing front but with all the events of the last few weeks. There are plenty of mixed emotions from those visiting and even locals,

Around the Bay – 31-12-2019

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle CHRISTMAS has been kind to most with both weather and fishing conditions and those who headed out at the right time were rewarded, the difficult thing was picking the right time. As expected and normal for this time of

Around the bay – 24-12-2019

Jims Bait and Tackle Hopefully you are lucky enough to have some time off over Christmas and can get out for a fish and let also hope you are only battling the crowds and not the weather as well. With one of the strangest

Around the Bay 17-12-2019

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle NOT many shopping days until Christmas now and if you are still looking to buy someone a fishing Christmas gift take a look at our summer catalogue for ideas. One of the most popular items we sell for Christmas

Around the Bay 10-12-2019

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle WINTER has continued this week and in fact the weather has been probably worse than some that we did have in the winter. Don’t let the conditions fool you though as several customers have found out over the last

Around the Bay 3-12-2019

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle YOU could have been forgiven for thinking that Sunday was the first day of winter and not the first day of summer with the very cold and strong winds. As I have written a few times now it has

Around the Bay 26-11-2019

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle BY the number of boats out on Friday morning it was either an RDO, sicky or maybe just a sign of the ordinary weather we have had of late and people taking advantage of one of those small windows