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  1. flatheadluke

    The role of a man

    Look at cigarettes, cars any sort of new technology or product when first introduced. No controls or safety until after people are harmed. Computer games and social media are no different, the local schools now and health professionals are doing a great job of better educating parents about ‘screens’ and why their use needs to be limited. The state government are looking to ban phones and tablets for primary school kids and that law can’t come quick enough in my view. At our house we don’t let’s kids access screens until 4:30pm and then once dinner is on the table they’re switched off.
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    Another fishless day

    You’re reading into this too much - a clown is a person who makes jokes.
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    Hawkesbury Jew

    That’s a trophy, looks in good condition. Well done What were you live baiting with?
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    Another fishless day

    You still live at home right? Does grandpa live there too?
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    Another fishless day

    You’re a real clown
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    Another fishless day

    +1 on targeting jackets - wouldn’t it be great to thin them out a bit. Surely a wire trace and bait would do the trick along with a big meat cleaver to remove the head. I’ve eaten them before they are delicious but quite big bones, I baked them whole
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    Lowrance elite ti9

    You can always sit at home in demo mode and play around with it. Then google or YouTube when something comes up you want to find out more about it. The position and angle of the transducer is critical along with eliminating electrical interference. Did you install yourself?
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    Snapper teases

    I checked a local fishmonger today that sells mostly locally caught seafood. on sale were wirrah cod, luderick, mullet and silver trevally. Absent was snapper, kingfish, mulloway and bream.
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    Port Stephens-Snapper Fishraider record

    Great report and fish - well done Scratchie. Fish of a lifetime?
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    Marine Parks diversity protection - 600 species list

    It’s pretty obvious when you defend the Geelong star using detailed information about its operations, quote statistics about the amount of fish imported, quote statistics claiming the recreational catch is the same as the commercial catch, argue that its sustainable to catch fish en masse before they spawn. I could go on.
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    Marine Parks diversity protection - 600 species list

    Hi Kingfishbig, I’m curious to hear about how you commercial fisherman think the best ways are address the pollution problem mentioned in the DPI report? Might be a crazy idea but I thought maybe your trawlers could get paid a ‘rubbish fee’ say one day a month to use your nets to catch rubbish on the surface. You could get a daily fee then maybe a payment per tonne of rubbish caught that day. your thoughts?
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    Marine Parks diversity protection - 600 species list

    Good to hear Derek. I did put in our family calendar to attend one of the information sessions but my sister in laws wedding scuttled that plan. I can only hope DPI sort things out, I really do worry a lot about the sustainability of the fishery. Snapper for example, they don’t spawn until they’re about 33cms yet they’re legal to catch when juvenile???? I’m no scientist or philosopher but I know you need an egg first in order to get a chicken.
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    FISHRAIDER TEES have arrived!! Get yours now

    Got it! Fits perfect I like it
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    Agreed and get the marine park at Bouddi National Park scrapped as well
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    Marine Parks diversity protection - 600 species list

    It’s an interesting point you make Derek which has me asking myself ‘who are these people that work in the DPI? What’s their political viewpoints? Who are these ‘scientists’ they’re commissioning? It reminds me of the ‘safe schools’ program in victoria that was a government program that was meant to be antii bullying but ended up confusing young kids and teenagers about their gender and encouraged them to engage in marches and rallies. This was instituted by a Marxist, left wing academic who once said she wanted to make the Australian flag red. Just one influential academic or bureaucrat can do a lot of damage.