Myalup ,White Hills, Tims Thicket,Mandurah,Miami

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New Herring Bag Limits

Post by Ross Compe » Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:12 am

New Herring bag limits of 12 fish per day are now in force and are effective as of March 1 2015.
Fisheries have imposed these measures as a result of declining numbers of this species in Western Australia.
Failure to comply may result in prosecution. :evil: :evil:
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Whitehiils - Preston Beach Angling Competition

Post by Ross Compe » Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:06 pm

Anglers toughed it out in trying conditions last weekend from Whitehills to Preston Beach. Windy conditions meant weed was a problem for most though a few Salmon were taken along the Whitehills stretch of beach and south of there. :wink: :wink: :wink:
Champion angler Mr Tony D'Alonzo did very well producing a mixed bag of 5 Tailor,4 Herring and a Salmon of 4 kgs.
Most of the Salmon taken by fisherfolk were taken in early morning. :idea: :idea:
Well done Tony his weekends angling was good enough to win a trophy for 1st prize in the Offshore Angling Clubs Perth Beach Branch Field Day. :) :)
Congradulations :!: :!: :!:
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Tims Thicket Snapper

Post by Ross Compe » Sun May 31, 2015 8:42 am

Pink Snapper fishing has generally improved for both beach and small boat anglers in recent years. :)
For many years Pinkies became very scarce for even experienced anglers and research and investment by authorities has markedly improved a return for what is desribed as 'Prize Fish'..
Tailor is another species that has received attention and though size has improved numbers for beach anglers remain down. :(
More Pink Snapper are very good news and we are pleased with reports of recent success for small boat anglers just offshore from Tims Thicket. :wink:
Watch out for the Tiger Snakes in the area, I've struck a monster there a while back crossing the 4wd tracks.
It's a great 4wd run south along the beach when low tides and conditions permit but it is not recommended for the inexperieced.
We ran from Tims Thicket to south point Preston Beach.
Interesting weekend 4wd and angling trip. :!:

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Mandurah Angling Reports

Post by Ross Compe » Sun May 31, 2015 3:43 pm

Terrific Mulloway of around 20kgs taken from the beach at Myalup. :D :D The fish fell to a beach angler around 11pm and made someones day. :!:
Herring and Yellow Eyed Mullet,Skippy around the canals with reports of Black Bream comming from the Murray River.
Pictured here is a fish of similar size taken by Postcards angler Joe Hovarth in the Swan River.
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Salmon Run at Whitehills

Post by Ross Compe » Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:33 am

A strong westerly front crossed the coast during the weekend as predicted by the weather gurus and making many locations difficult to fish.
John Benniman made the right decision and fished with a local angling club. Salmon were taken from the beaches of Whitehills and further south.
Best Salmon fell to John weighing a very respectable 5.5kgs. Well done :!: :!:
The attachment is a souvenir from the Busselton Jetty that was damaged in 1972 by Cyclone Alby.
The souvenirs were produced from timbers salvaged from the jetty and were used to raise funds for repairs to the structure.
I witnessed the fury of the cyclone first hand while fishing the rocks at Bluff Creek that weekend and huge and unpredictable swell had a group of anglers washed from the location fortunate to survive.
Busselton Jetty and the Preservation Society are life savers affording a safe family angling alternative for fisherfolk particularly during wild conditions that are common along our coastline.
God Bless and Tight Lines...
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Australian Champion Runner Up at Whitehills Mandurah

Post by Ross Compe » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:19 pm

Very unlucky result for Wayne D of Wanneroo whilst competing in the beach and rock competition at Whitehills near Mandurah last weekend.
Good enough for the runner up award with 6 species that resulted in an aggregate weight of 27.3kgs.
His terrific mixed bag included 4 Salmon,1 Bronze Whaler Shark of 5.5kgs,4 Pike,2 Tailor,1 Skippy and 12 Herring.
Great to see Wayne continuing the family tradition of beach and rock despite his very succesful boating angling endevours between his business activities and club competitions.
Stay away from gunnels at night mate cause that Great White that charged you a wee while ago might still be lookin for you. :shock: :shock:
See story at Perth Offshore Boating Reports at this column.
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Re: Myalup ,White Hills, Tims Thicket,Mandurah,Miami

Post by Ross Compe » Sun May 27, 2018 2:11 pm

Well done to Mark Sinclair :!: :!: A nice skippy of 450gms that nabbed the incentive prize for his clubs competition in Febuary.
The club nominates a particular species for that months field day event and that is a great fish from that area at that time of year.
The pic is of some nice Skippy I captured some time ago in the Boranup area.
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Crabbing for Blue Swimmer Crabs West Coast

Post by Ross Compe » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:56 pm

Information for everybody on Crabbing in the West Coast region.... :!: :!: :!:
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Rock Lobster Guidelines

Post by Ross Compe » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:35 am

More reading for fishos .Latest guidelines for the fishing of Rock Lobster... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Mandurah Boating Guide

Post by Ross Compe » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:40 am

Here is your Mandurah Boating Guide...Enjoy :!: :!: :!:
Lots of data and statistics to take on board of late for fellow fishos. :roll: :roll: :roll:
More to come so better clean out those cob webs,get the boat in the water and o9bey these new regulations .
Fines are enormous for everything these days.
Don't risk it. :P :P :P
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