I hope all of you had a great Christmas and a happy New Year’s celebration. Let’s hope that we never experience the problems of 2020 again. COVID19 is obviously going to be with us for the near future however our problems appear small when we compare ourselves to the rest of the world. Read More »
Welcome to our new look Newsletter. We have redesigned our fairly basic newsletter into a new format thanks to our technology wizard, Julian. Bonnie and I (mainly Bonnie) are still stumbling around the keyboard gradually finding our way around and about our greatly expanded editorial horizons. Read More »
This month saw nine of our members check out the venue for November’s outing. Check out the photos and you’ll understand why we are all excited about returning to Shute Hill. Paul, our resident fly tying expert, found the only fly that was successful for the local herring and Dawn, Ron and Ken had success on some good bass. Read More »
This October edition is largely devoted to our trout release. It is an annual event that takes place through our club’s membership of the New England Trout Acclimatisation Society (NETAS). The trout fingerlings are provided without cost by the NSW DPI from the Dutton Trout Hatchery, Ebor. Read More »
Sorry about the delay but with computer problems and the upcoming trout release I sorta had my hands full. This edition also required more time than usual due to changes to the Executive after the AGM.
I was desperately trying to think of a feature fish for our “Know Your Fish” segment when the postie delivered copy No. Read More »
Oh dear, Harrington must be cursed as far as our Club outings are concerned. Our last two outings to this venue have been accompanied by the heaviest rain for the month. This time it was too wet for even our hardy and optimistic members who nonetheless made the journey. Read More »
Our AGM is scheduled for August 2nd at 1:30pm at Don’s place. There will be more information forthcoming per email before the date of the meeting.
Prior to the AGM there will be an opportunity for a final catch and release session in Don’s pond. Read More »
Yahoo! We’ve had an outing and it can only get better from now on. This means we have an official outings report from Dawn as well as Rodney telling us about an unofficial outing for blackfish. Our Outings Co-ordinator has arranged a great day for us at the end of this month. Read More »
Our newsletter cover page is adorned by a brown trout portrait by our own Don Dixon. Don bought an artist’s kit from Aldi and, in his own words, has been “playing around during lockdown”. There seems to be no end to Don’s talents. Read More »
AAGH! My darn knee just comes good and I still can’t go fishing because of enforced self-isolation. After enviously admiring the photos of David Hall’s New Zealand trip included in this edition, I took a trip down memory lane and looked at memories of some of my old haunts. Read More »