Volume 17 Issue 12 July 2014

Well, what a great year it's been! The books have now closed on the 2013-14 Club Championship and trophies are being prepared for Presentation Night. There have been some truly spectacular captures contributing to members' scores and some truly spectacular failures vying for this year's joke trophies.

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Volume 17 Issue 11 June 2014

Happy New (Club) Year. The 2013-14 Annual Club Competition has virtually closed now and the results will be announced at the Presentation Night in September. Remember: if you've made any last-minute captures, you need to have all the paperwork in with the Recorder (John Bosch) by the 14th July.

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Volume 17 Issue 10 May 2014

Chris Head with his first Black Bream – St Georges Basin

Well what a tight finish to the Club’s fishing year! The Club Championship was looking very close in last month’s Recorder’s Report. I was thinking that my name looked good at the top of the table, but I’ve heard there’s been some fantastic fish caught since then. But there’s still time - with a month to go and fish on the bite, anyone could take out the competition.

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Volume 17 Issue 9 April 2014

Mick Jewry with a nice Arno Bay Snapper

Firstly, a big congratulations to all that participated in the 2014 Canberra Carp-Out. It is the Canberra Fisherman's Club's yearly opportunity to do something for our local community and local environment – and we certainly achieved it this year!

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Volume 17 Issue 8 March 2014

Keith with a nice Tuross River Jewfish

What a great month March is turning out to be.
The March outing was to the Narooma Convention on the Canberra Day long weekend. This time around the Club organised a gamefishing charter on Nitro on the Saturday for six members, which really produced the goods. Most anglers caught a couple of legal kingfish and some nice reef fish as well. The charter was so successful the Club has again booked Nitro for our return trip to Narooma on the June long weekend. A list will be circulating at the next meeting – if you're interested; put your name down (the cost will be somewhere between $250 and $300 for the day).

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Volume 17 Issue 7 February 2014

Glen Malam with a great South Coast Snapper

Well where did Summer go? February marks the end of Summer and has turned up more excellent fishing. Brian Stacy has put in some time gamefishing down the South Coast and managed a great marlin at the end of January, followed by some mahi mahi at the Jess Sams Tournament in Ulladulla.

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Volume 17 Issue 6 Janaury 2014

Daniel McNeice with two cracker Black Bream

Well summer has well and truly arrived and the fishing is pretty hot too!

I managed to squeeze in a day trip to Ulladulla just after the New Year on a wind change day. The seas were still a bit bumpy, but manageable. I planned to have a kingfish jigging session with past CFC President, Darren Hossack but all we could hook was snapper – good size snapper! We left them biting – what an awesome day!

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Volume 17 Issue 5 December 2013

Connor Davis with a 1.91 Kg Burrinjuck Golden

What a fantastic month December has turned out to be! A great way to draw 2013 to a close.

The Canberra Fisherman’s Club had another successful December cod-opening outing to Burrinjuck..the Murray Cod were on the chew! This year the Canberra Fisherman’s Club out-fished the folks from the Morven Club and came home with the trophy. A big congratulations to John Bosch, Mick Jewry, Greg Davis and the rest of the CFC team.

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Volume 17 Issue 4 November 2013

Chris Head’s photo of a camouflaged Flathead

Firstly, a BIG congratulations to the Burrinjuck Chairperson (Sarah Borman), Sponsorship Officer (Brian Stacy) and all the members that helped out at the 39th Annual Burrinjuck Convention. We had a good number of entries this year; almost as many as last year. Everything seemed to run like clockwork — it was a great event, there was a great atmosphere and the Canberra Fisherman’s club has a lot to be proud of – thank you all!

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Volume 17 Issue 3 October 2013

Dave Walton’s photo of Kyle with a great Mallacoota Flathead

Well, it’s less than a week until the 39th Annual Burrinjuck Convention. Shifts, accommodation, sponsorship, food and trophies have all been organised – the long-range forecast shows we’ve even got the weather sorted! It’s going to be a great weekend – a good opportunity to catch up with fellow anglers from across NSW and raise funds to keep the Club afloat.

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Volume 17 Issue 2 September 2013

Jon Vogel - Bluebone on Fly

Firstly, congratulations to all award winners at the 2012-13 CFC Presentation Night – it was a great night and a great atmosphere. I'd particularly like to congratulate Anthony Heiser on being awarded a Gold Badge in recognition of the outstanding work he has done for the Club. Gold Badges are only awarded on rare occasions – congratulations Anthony and thanks for all your efforts on the Club's behalf.

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