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#1 SimonD

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Posted 06 September 2008 - 11:14 PM

Hi all
I live in Sydney, Australia and I have been kayak fishing for the past 5 years. I live close to the ocean (Clovelly, near Bondi) and do mostly ocean fishing. At the moment here in Sydney it is winter and the water temp is around 15.5 to 16 degrees C. In another few weeks we should be starting to get our first kingfish, then it will be on for young and old!
I am a member of the AKFF (Australian Kayak Fishing Forum) and a number of us get together on a fairly regular basis for a fish either during the week or weekends, weather permitting.
I fish from an Ocean Kayak Prowler 15, and I love that craft.
BTW, great site with heaps of info.
Cheers

Simon
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Posted 07 September 2008 - 03:38 AM

Welcome to AnglersNet.

Any chance of a photo of your Yak?
" My choices in life were either to be a piano player in a whore house or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference!" - Harry Truman, 33rd US President

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Posted 07 September 2008 - 07:38 AM

Welcome to AnglersNet.

Any chance of a photo of your Yak?


Mate, would love to but I am a bit stuck as to how to insert a photo. I have looked everywhere on the forum but I can't find the info. Any help would be appreciated!
Cheers

Simon
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#4 Leon Roskilly

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Posted 07 September 2008 - 10:30 AM

Hi Simon,

Welcome to Anglersnet

I spent some time in Sydney (around 1965!), living in Bondi Junction, and later at Marrackville (also spent a bit of time at Woollongong)

(But most of my years in Oz were spent living in Melbourne and Cairns)

I love google earth street view, great for wandering around places I once lived worked and fished, without spending a fortune on air fares :)

Amazing how some places have changed beyond comprehension, but others look exactly as they did 40 years ago!

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Posted 07 September 2008 - 11:02 AM

Hi Simon,

Welcome to Anglersnet

I spent some time in Sydney (around 1965!), living in Bondi Junction, and later at Marrackville (also spent a bit of time at Woollongong)

(But most of my years in Oz were spent living in Melbourne and Cairns)

I love google earth street view, great for wandering around places I once lived worked and fished, without spending a fortune on air fares :)

Amazing how some places have changed beyond comprehension, but others look exactly as they did 40 years ago!


Hi Leon
Thanks for the welcome. I live probably about 20 minutes from Bondi Junction, and infact now you would probably not recognize it with its massive shopping centres and expensive real estate.
Woollongong as well has changed over the years, and while before no one wanted to live down there, now many Sydneysiders fed up with the exhorbitant prices charged for units here, have decided to live down south and commute to work.
Quite a number of our fellow fishing kayakers live south of Sydney. Beautiful places down there.
Cheers

Simon
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Posted 07 September 2008 - 11:23 AM

Welcome Simon, im sure you will enjoy your time on here,

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Posted 07 September 2008 - 11:44 AM

Mate, would love to but I am a bit stuck as to how to insert a photo. I have looked everywhere on the forum but I can't find the info. Any help would be appreciated!
Cheers

Simon
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Welcome, you need a photo hosting site, like photobucket for example. Try google i'm sure there are many. Better still pose your question as it hasn't comeup for a while in the photography forum. Being presumptuous, there are nice guys like Mr Wriggly who would be pleased to help as he has done for me in the part. :)

Edited by barry luxton, 07 September 2008 - 11:45 AM.

 Free to choose apart from the ones where the trust poked their nose in. Common eel. tope. Bass and sea bream. All restricted.

 
New for 2016 TAT are the main instigators for the demise of the u k bass charter boat industry, where they went screaming off to parliament and for the first time assisting so called angling gurus set up bass take bans with the e u using rubbish exaggerated info collected by ices from anglers, they must be very proud.

Upgrade, the door has been closed with regards to anglers being linked to the e u superstate and the failed c f p. So TAT will no longer need to pay monies to the EAA anymore as that org is no longer relevant to the u k . Goodbye to the europeon anglers alliance and pathetic restrictions from the e u.

Angling is better than politics, ban politics from angling.
 
Consumer of bass. where is the evidence that the u k bass stock need angling trust protection. Why won't you work with your peers instead of castigating them. They have the answer.

Recipie's for mullet stew more than welcomed.
 
Angling sanitation trust and kent and sussex sea anglers org delete's and blocks rsa's alternative opinion on their face book site. Although they claim to rep all.
 
new for 2014. where is the evidence that the south coast bream stock need the angling trust? Your campaign has no evidence. Why won't you work with your peers, the inshore under tens? As opposed to alienating them? Angling trust failed big time re bait digging, even fish legal attempted to intervene and failed, all for what, nothing.
 
Looks like the sea angling reps have been coerced by the ifca's to compose sea angling strategy's that the ifca's at some stage will look at drafting into legislation to manage the rsa, because  they like wasting tax payers money. That's without asking the rsa btw. You know who you are.. 


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Posted 07 September 2008 - 08:51 PM

G'day mate and welcome to the forum. A few of the blokes are from Australia, I'm from Mackay, Qld.



Cheers, Bobj.

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 05:34 AM

And I am trying hard to teach a western feller about fresh water this week. All that time on salt water has gotten to him. :D

He has to head home soon though. Missing the taste of free range beef I think.
" My choices in life were either to be a piano player in a whore house or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference!" - Harry Truman, 33rd US President