Steve with a couple of typical reds.
AS I write this report, Sunday/Monday morning, I know by the time it finds its way to the paper things will probably be much different. We are at this stage going to be able to stay open but expect that will change over the
Peter Fussell of Wonthaggi enjoyed a day out at the Inverloch Jetty trying his luck. Sb041120
With Jim’s Bait and Tackle ADD sunshine, light winds and no rain and it’s amazing how people get a smile on their face, seem to forget about all that is happening around the place and just get out and do things. The opposite is,
Roger Pereira of Wonthaggi caught a flathead when the Sentinel-Times chatted to him on Saturday. Sb551020
With Jim’s Bait and Tackle OVER the long weekend we had a customer who had moved from overseas to Australia for work six months ago. He had come down to the island for the weekend and dropped in to get some supplies. While he
With Jim’s Bait and Tackle THAT’S another summer been and gone and if you blinked you actually missed it with one of the most inconsistent seasons we have seen since taking over the shop. We had a few good patches but overall, it was
Glenn Henshall from Melbourne was checking out the conditions at Inverloch on Friday. He will soon be a local once his house has been built in Wonthaggi. Sb090820
With Jim’s Bait and Tackle What a difference a bit of sunshine and light winds makes with plenty of people taking advantage of the first good weekend for some time. There were plenty of boats heading offshore looking for the elusive tuna or a
Salmon by name, salmon by nature. Cowes local identity Darryl Salmon loves fishing off Cowes Jetty and often catches salmon, trout, snapper, squid and calamari.
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
Rene Zeller moved to Inverloch three years ago to enjoy retirement and loves fishing and golf. We caught Rene just as he was setting up for a day beach fishing last Wednesday. Sb030620
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
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
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
Sometimes you’ve got to think outside the box to get a feed and that’s just what Kevin Chisholm of Archies Creek, a noted dive specialist, decided to do in local waters recently coming up with some nice crays.
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
Ed Crooks caught this great sized 41cm flathead from a boat off Inverloch on Wednesday, January 8. op010220
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
Hannah, Terry and William (front) Peatt visited Phillip Island last week. They had a wonderful break and spent Friday morning fishing off the Cowes Jetty. Mm140120
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,
Sheridan managed to catch her first Mako shark on Saturday.
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