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  1. It seems that everyone is 'entitled' these days. Some one else is doing it therefore, I am also entitled to! Tunks Park is the same. Even the people already on the water are 'entitled' 4 knots means 15, give or take 5kts, and 'No Wash' refers to everyone else but them. I pointed out to a tinny skipper that he was in a 4kt zone, he pointed out the 4kt sign 50 meters in front of him as if to say 'it's ok, Im almost out of the 4kt zone! What? What about the 'no wash' zone? On Sunday whilst lining up for the jetty, after patiently waiting 10 mins for the dock space, I was maneuvering to drop some people off. Apparently as a larger flybridge boat, I was less entitled to the space, than the smaller tinny that came racing in behind me, whilst I'm backing in! I had to throttle hard forward to avoid backing into the (insert rude word here)... But as the tinny skipper informed me, it was all ok because he was just dropping some one off.......are you for real? Pity the prop wash didn't push him onto the shallow rocks No manners and no idea.
  2. Sadly, no. I have headed out a few times to Sydney FAD, but each time has been slightly uncomfortable fo those on board, so we have come back in each time... Probably heading out too late in the moring anyway!
  3. Worked at Halvos for a while, Quite certain that the OP is a much later boat - prob. Fibreglass. The only FG boats that I can think of were the Island Gypsys by Kong Halvorsen. Watching with interest though.
  4. Not Halverson. Seems to be a more recent design with walk around cabin. Kind of like a Grand Banks, but I don't think it is a GB. Certainly interesting.
  5. I normally avoid entering into discussions like this but just feel the need to point out something that people often forget when bagging the government (No matter if it's blue / red / green). Our government (doesnt matter what side) is not a profit making enterprise. Money from sales / taxes / duties/ fines....etc does not go into their goes to providing the services we enjoy (and often expect). How it's distributed though.....That's a whole other argument, not for this forum !
  6. Hi Gazzzz, I haven't been there for quite a few years, and my jewie record from Forster is Zero however, I have seen them caught with some regularity from the Forster break wall using pike live baits, & fishing the run up tide by casting into the channel & walking up (along) the break wall , following the bait. I used to catch worms (the beach kind) quite close to the beach side of the break wall as well (Forster side). Others may have more recent information - either way, good luck & enjoy!
  7. Hi all, Common request..... I am looking for recomendations to get my motor serviced. 90hp Johnson ocean pro (2000 yr) The site sponser is booked up to December and I want to get a service before 26th November! Is anyone able to PM me recommendations? I am on the north shore not far from Chatswood. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
  8. Damn shame. If you see it again, you can follow them to their vehicles, record registration and report to authorities. That's about all you can do. I would report with the info you have, anyway.
  9. tryhard

    VHF radio

    GME is an Australian company too - at least as far as I know. Standard Horizon GX2200E is a good unit, but twice the price of the others you are considering......lots of additional fruit if you are going a long way out.
  10. Fished Jerusalem on both Sat & Sunday night's of the long weekend for zero results. Our baits were stripped every few minutes by chopper tailor. We didn't try any where else and I haven't seen any other reports. But, you know what they say....."a bad days fishing is better than a good days work!" Wish you luck.
  11. Hi Gazzz, God's country! Has a special place in my heart - I always get a funny feeling as I cross the river at Macksville! But to answer your questions You can try for worms starting at Shelley beach and going north, although I am not sure how you will go this time of year. I would look for holes whilst you are there worming. Historically I have found worms and mullet strips to be effective along the beach there. You could try for poddy mullet near the causway to the golf course. Use them at the end of the breakwall. You could also go 15 minutes north to Valla Beach and fish the holes at the mouth of the creek there. The tackle shop near the boat ramp gets worms during peak times. You could check in with them as well. Enjoy.
  12. Well thanks for the heads up. I will probably limit myself to the usual haunts & take it all not too seriously. Always a bit of fun if they are around & I really want to introduce my partner to the thrill of sitting in the cold for hours on end for a few minutes of frantic fun!
  13. Hi all, Been a while since my last post. I am thinking (weather permitting) of heading up to the Hawkesbury this long weekend. I was wondering if anyone has heard any Hairtail reports this year? I will give it a crack anyway, but has anyone heard anything?
  14. + 1 I have found these guys easy to talk to & quite knowledgeable. They have done the right thing by me recently. Good luck