Fishing Archive

Around the Bay – Tuesday, March 30, 2021

EASTER 2021! As I write this on Sunday afternoon, it would appear we are going to make it this year but as we all know between now, Sunday and Friday, there is plenty of time for things to change - Queensland has just proved

Around the Bay – Tuesday, March 23, 2021

ENTRIES have been good for our Good Friday Appeal Easter Fishing Competition and we have had more sponsors come on board with more prizes.

Around the Bay – Wednesday, March 10, 2021

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle I WAS reading back through my diary and fishing reports to see how the fishing this year compares to last year and while the virus was spoken about, we were looking forward to the Easter holidays digging us out

Around the Bay – Tuesday, March 2, 2021

ANOTHER week of mixed weather and it would seem the heat may have missed us this year, especially after the news that January was the coldest for over 20 years.

Around the Bay – Tuesday, February 23, 2021

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle THE situation with COVID-19 at the moment is a little like fishing – it’s anybody’s guess what tomorrow will bring. While it’s difficult for everyone to change their routine overnight and go into a lockdown, especially those who can’t

Around the bay – Tuesday, February 2, 2021

with Jim’s Bait & Tackle THEY say what a difference a week makes but, at the moment, it’s what a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, we were hearing about this new virus that was spreading around the world and while it sounded

Around the bay – Tuesday, January 26, 2021

ANOTHER Christmas school holiday period done and dusted and that makes 15 since we took over the shop with every one of them different.

Around the bay – Tuesday, January 19, 2021

With Jim’s Bait & Tackle The second week in January, the week where winter made a return to Westernport Bay, rain, cold and let’s not forget the wind! As bad as the weather has been this week, it is nothing like we had last

Around the bay – Tuesday, January 12, 2021

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle FISHING Westernport Bay can be a very different experience to where you would normally fish and those coming from Port Phillip bay or those who normally fish in the rivers soon learn a few adjustments are needed. The biggest

Around the Bay – Tuesday, January 5, 2021

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle FIRSTLY, happy new year to all our customers and again thank you for your support over the last 12 months. I think we were all hoping the sounding of the bell for the new year would bring a very

Around the Bay – Tuesday, November 17, 2020

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle WITH good weather days almost equalling the ordinary ones now together with Melbourne visitors allowed to come back, we are starting to see the lines at the boat ramps and 1.5m apart shoulder-to-shoulder on the jetties. While the growing

Young fisherman loses ute at Inverloch boat ramp

By Tom McNish THE long weekend was ruined for a young fisherman trying to launch his boat on the Inverloch Jetty on Sunday, November 1. Long-time Inverloch diver Rob Timmers had launched his boat earlier and aware low tide was at 7.32am. Rob said

Around the Bay – Tuesday, November 10, 2020

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle CUP weekend has been and gone and now it’s a downhill run to Christmas which is only a handful of weeks away. To say everybody can’t wait for the new year and a much better one ahead would be