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  1. Balmain Blackfish

    Papa, it's never the same from one day to the next. All part of the challenge! If the 'down' is slow, wait 3 or more seconds. Could need up to 10 secs (or more). If the float rockets down, tighten up straight away. Blackies have a soft mouth, so a big strike is not necessary as you can pull the hook. Hope this helps.
  2. Balmain Blackfish

    papafish, everything you could ever wish to know is here . . . http://www.fishraider.com.au/Invision/topic/23679-best-ever-tips-for-blackie-fishing/
  3. bloody weather

    Nice! I like her creativity!!
  4. Not what we planned for

    Awesome work JonD and Georgia . . . . as always!
  5. Wollongong Blackfish PB and tragedy

    Sounds like a good arvo session with the young fella, shame about your beloved Wilson.
  6. Balmain Blackfish

    Good effort Ryder, shows he importance of adjusting depth through a session.
  7. More dinosaurs

    Great shots as usual from your daughter! Not sure I'd be getting that close to a red belly though
  8. Seagul down the hatch

    They sure have an eye for a good photo! Awesome as always Jon.
  9. Big bass

    The smile say it all!
  10. Silly fishing

    I was wondering what that koala was doing up a pine tree! damn sneaky them fisheries fellas!
  11. Lake paddle

    Love your family's photography!
  12. The below is from NSW DPI - Recreational Fisheries newsletter Review Planned for Rock Fishing Lifejacket Trial Fines for rock fishers not wearing a lifejacket in the Randwick Local Government Area will now commence from 31 May 2018. The moratorium has been extended by the NSW Government to allow an independent assessment of the implementation of the Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016 (RFSA) to be undertaken. The NSW Government has commissioned an independent evaluation to review the data and feedback collected over the past 12 months in Randwick, and will include a multi-lingual survey of rock fishers in the community. The community can also make a submission to the evaluation. The past 12 months has allowed Randwick City Council and other agencies involved in the RFSA to trial a range of community engagement strategies, and to develop standard operating procedures and training materials. The evaluation will provide a basis for the Government to consider the potential further roll out of the RFSA to other NSW coastal communities and how that could best be implemented. During the extended moratorium the NSW Government will continue to promote safe rock fishing through additional rock fishing workshops, multi-lingual educational material, rock fishing safety campaigns and water safety messaging. Over summer, the NSW Government is rolling out new water safety advertising and the Old4New van will continue to visit popular rock fishing areas to offer discounted lifejackets. New pamphlets and stickers promoting safe rock fishing are also being designed and will be made available at various retailers including bait shops and petrol stations. The community has the opportunity to contribute to the evaluation on the RFSA via the Government’s "have your say" website: https://goo.gl/idyXdg Wearing a lifejacket and following simple water safety advice can help save your life. If you're rock fishing anywhere in NSW over the summer season be safe and wear a lifejacket. For more information, visit https://watersafety.nsw.gov.au
  13. Info courtesy of Recreational Fishing Alliance of NSW Facebook page More Rock Fishing Safety Workshops have opened up below to any interested NSW Rock Fishers. In support of the Governments new requirement to wear an Australian Standards Approved Life Jacket when Rock Fishing within a Declared Rock Fishing Area. eg the first being on the Randwick City Council Area. They are on the 19th Tuesday and 20th Wednesday December 2017 6pm-8.30pm at the Prince Henry Centre Little Bay. LOCATION Date and Time 19th & 20th December 2017 5.30pm for 6pm start and 8.30pm finish. Prince Henry Centre 2 Coast Hospital Road Little Bay, NSW 2036 DESCRIPTION Rock fishing workshops hosted by professional rock fishing guide Alex Bellissimo. ✔ Catch more fish ✔ Learn new techniques & skills ✔ Become a safer fisher on the rocks GIVEAWAYS! Every participant receives a free rock fishing life jacket. Refreshments provided Bookings essential, follow the link below to book your spot now, there are more spots in Wednesdays workshop than Tuesdays. https://rockfishingworkshoptickets.eventbrite.com.au/ Funded from the NSW Water Safety Grants and NSW Justice, and supported by NSW Fisheries, Randwick City Council, NSW Maritime OLD4NEW, NSW Marine Rescue, RFANSW.
  14. Tackle Selection - Need Some Help

    If the tackle store you went to weren't any help, best try a different one.
  15. How to store caught fish?

    I have a few freezer bricks that go in a small esky. This just goes in the car on fishing days and stays there while fishing. Keep fish alive in keeper net, kill and fillet at end of fishing, chuck fillets in snap lock bags that go straight into the esky. Stays cold for hours. Eat fish that night or freeze em for later.
  16. Free Rockfishing Workshops

    Glad someone-else got to go along and enjoy the sessions as well!
  17. Centerpin / braid problem

    +1 switch to mono . . . floating line if you fish long drifts.
  18. Free Rockfishing Workshops

    Did anyone get along to any of these workshops?
  19. Free Rockfishing Workshops

    I heard today that these sessions are all full with wait-lists.
  20. Illawarra trip

    Nice work Tash and good onya missus taking you on a trip!
  21. The Entrance October Dark

    Nice Steve! Like the scenic shot with the birds in formation. . . . or are they bats?
  22. Weirf Kiama downs blackfish sesh

    Forgot about the hat bit . . . I know I catch more when wearing my 'special' fishing hat . . . Get fewer random people talking to me too! ;-)
  23. San Souci Park... Again.

    You girls have definitely got the bug! Well done on the flatty!
  24. Weirf Kiama downs blackfish sesh

    WOW! Just goes to show, there's no trusting them fishes to behave how you expect!
  25. Weirf Kiama downs blackfish sesh

    That sounds like an action packed sess elf! Did you try long wait vs short wait before striking? seems the only thing you left out . . . .