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Fishing Archive

Around the Bay – Tuesday, November 23, 2021

WE MUST say a huge thanks to everyone that has been compliant with the new COVID restrictions, now that it is mandatory to be double vaccinated to enter non-essential businesses like ours. Customers have been very understanding which makes our job so much easier.

Island adventure giveaway

WITH regional Victoria now open and welcoming visitors once again, Destination Phillip Island has teamed up with Network 10’s iFish TV for a mammoth episode showcasing the adventure-mecca that is this south-coast travel destination, airing 5pm on November 21, 2021 on 10 Bold. A

Hook, line and sinker

WESTERN Port Bay holds a good population for snapper and the Corinella Boating and Angling Club wasn’t wasting any time in coming back together to celebrate the winners of its annual snapper competition. The club committee, run by president Murray Wannan, held the barbecue

Around the Bay – Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Over the last two months or so, it’s been our local customers that have allowed our business to remain open and now finally a little relief for them with the opening of the metro border this Friday night and the expected influx of those

Around the Bay – Tuesday, October 19, 2021

RESPONSIBILITY and etiquette!

Around the Bay – Tuesday, October 12, 2021

With Jim’s Bait and Tackle ANOTHER week in snapper season and plenty more snapper reported and double the amount of those not having any luck. There seems to have been a bit of a change and the reports we are getting now are almost

Around the Bay – Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Don’t let the stress of what’s happening around you get you down too much, do your bit and let others do what they see as right for them and let’s just get on with living.

Around The Bay – Tuesday, September 28, 2021

A QUESTION we get asked often in the shop is “where can we go to be guaranteed to catch a fish, we have been trying and no success so far”.

Around the Bay – Tuesday, September 21, 2021

THERE was a consistent flow of positive reports this week with just as many negative ones.

Around the Bay – Tuesday, September 14, 2021

AS I write this on Sunday evening, we are open again and regional is out of lockdown.

Reeling for a cause

By Nick Sinis WONTHAGGI resident Graham Gray is encouraging locals to donate their unloved fishing rods and reels which he will restore and sell to help raise money for the Wonthaggi Angling Club. Graham was inspired to start the project to keep busy during

Around the Bay – Tuesday, July 13

ANOTHER week of cold starts, fog, wind and then calm. The week started with wind that seemed to come from every which way, and bit of weed at the beaches.

Around the Bay – Tuesday, July 6, 2021

HERE they are, another lot of school holidays is upon us and in comparison to normal winter school holidays, the Island is buzzing.