Why not fishing charter 3 day live aboard trip $3.00

Yep for $3.00 you can purchase a ticket in the Fish for Life SA raffle and possibly win a 3 day liveaboard charter  with one of the best charters in the state Why Not fishing charters. The value of this trip is $1,750.

There are eleven other prizes up for grabs

  • 90W portable solar power Kit, thanks to Redarc Electronics valued at $739
  • 2 x 3 month Body design 24 seven gym membership (includes 1 x PT Session & introductory training plan) valued at $175 each
  • Custom Tuna Rod  thanks to Tacklebusters Discount tackle Victor Harbour valued at $300
  • Adelaide Strikers cricket bat signed by 2014/2015 team  thanks to Westend valued $300
  • Offshore Marine safety kit pack including flares thanks to Pacific Marine value at $280
  • Spotters Sunglass Pack Female value    $260
  • Spotters Sunglass Pack Male value        $260
  • Full day fishing charter with Southerly Fishing Charters out of Port Macdonnell for 1 person valued at $250
  • Brighton Bait and Tackle  $200 voucher
  • Boxed 3L Wirra Wirra 2013 Church Block Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot valued at $130

The tickets are $3.00 each and are available right now at

  • St Kilda Tackle and Tucker
  • Dorsal Fin
  • Sportfishing scene
  • Tackle busters
  • Tackle world -Allenby Gardens
  • Port Adelaide Bait and Tackle

We will get them out to other stores over the next few week. If you want to help sell these tickets send us a message and we can drop you off some books.  Funds raised go to our very own Cancer Council SA.

 

Riviera Port Lincoln Tuna Classic 2015 – 11th &12th April

2015 Riviera Port Lincoln Tuna Classic – 11th & 12th April 2015

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With a couple of weeks rest after our club tournament we were on the road again to Port Lincoln, this time for the 2015 Riviera Port Lincoln Tuna Classic.  Being the first time we will fish this one our goal was not to come last.

Briefing night saw a Calcutta happen for heaviest fish and we were hoping to buy our own boat but where out bided by Mark Hand from Aussie Battler which also had a fellow Fishinsa member “Shrimp Hunter” fish as part of its crew.

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Shot gun start at 7.30 on the Saturday morning saw us racing with the big boats to Memory Cove that was until they got ahead of us and their wake slowed us down. We pulled up near memory cove with 45 minutes to spare and got our lines set up ready to take off at 9.am, straight to the Cabbage Patch was our mission for that day and the weather was proving to be extremely favourable. We had lost sight of our main competition Pelagic Hunter.

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we headed out to the cabbage patch with most of the fleet and before long we had hooked up, It was 11am before we got there and the first sked was 12.15 we got 6 fish in that first hour then nothing  there were no birds in sight and cloudy skies didn’t see them surface either.

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We stayed on North cabbage for a few more hours without much success and decided to go and upset the big boys. but alas we didn’t have much luck doing that either. We didn’t catch any more fish that day and had no idea what Pelagic warrior had as they missed all the skeds.

The weather report overnight was for an easterly to come through so the plan was to head over to south Neptune and anchor there for the night.  We anchored up Ren decided to do some fishing (surprise) to see what was around on our 1kg lines and managed a good feed of swallow tail and some trevally.

Sunrise saw the weather had drastically changed our game plan was to fish around South Neptune, back to low rock and into Williams Island to finish the day as lines in was 3pm. The skeds at midday had only a couple of extra fish caught everyone was doing it tough including us.

It was a first for us to see water come over the roof and into the back of the boat and skills weren’t going to help us that day so we blind trolled without any success and our total fish count for the comp stayed at 6.

Coming back into Boston bay we got a radio call from Pelagic hunter, they had run out of fuel and could we tow them in, which we obliged, that had made a decision to head to Wedge Island to fish on the Saturday for zero fish, Sunday was a tough day and they didn’t get anything on the cabbage patch either. We joked with them about not knowing their catch and they laughed back about knowing ours

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Getting back into the marina around 4.30pm we locked up the boat and headed to our hotel to get ready for the presentation dinner at 6.30pm.  It was great to fish with our fellow Game Fishing Club or South Australia members, to meet a fellow fishos from our Fishinsa forums along with all the other keen fishos and nice people.

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Our fellow club members Majessnik took out the Calcutta for heaviest fish, well done to crew J

justagirl is now due for her 100 hour service.

Team justagirl are looking forward to next year and will try and rally up some more trailer boats to join us!! More pics from the comp and info can be found on their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/PortLincolnTunaClassic/timeline

FINAL RESULTS OF THE 2015 RIVIERA PORT LINCOLN TUNA CLASSIC

12 April

CHAMPION BOAT – THE BATTLER, 49, Most Fish

CHAMPION MALE ANGLER – ADRIAN BOTHUR, THE BATTLER, 18 Fish

CHAMPION FEMALE ANGLER – SUSAN TARBOTTON, TARI, 19 Fish

CHAMPION JUNIOR ANGLER – SAM CZABAYSKI, SPARTACUS, 7 Fish

CHAMPION TRAILER BOAT – JUST A GIRL, 6 Fish

CHAMPION BOAT – Day 1 THE BATTLER, 47 Fish

CHAMPION BOAT – Day 2 SPARTACUS, 8 FISH

RUNNER UP CHAMPION BOAT – SPARTACUS – 43 Fish

RUNNER UP MALE ANGLER – SHANE HUTCHINS, SLEDGEHAMMER, 14 Fish

RUNNER UP FEMALE ANGLER – SUSAN CZABAYSKI, SPARTACUS, 16 Fish

HEAVIEST FISH – RUSSELL BIANCO, MAJESSNIK 13.2 KG

CALCUTTA WINNER – RUSSELL BIANCO, MAJESSNIK – $12,650

CALCUTTA DONATION TO VMR – 10% $1,410

RUNNER UP HEAVIEST FISH SLEDGEHAMMER – 12.5KG

BEST COMPETITION PHOTO $500 – NARDIA DE LORENZO

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Tune into 891 ABC Radio Friday morning

justagirl skipper Tracey will be on 891 ABC radio Adelaide at 7.30am Friday the 6th March talking all things fishing with the Matthew Abraham and David Bevan. This will be broadcast live from the foyer at the Adelaide convention center.

Friday 6th March is International women’s day and to celebrate this The Adelaide International Women’s Day Breakfast Is being held at the Adelaide convention center.

come on down and say hi and bring you latest fishing pics for us to put up our facebook page.

http://www.abc.net.au/adelaide/programs/adelaide_breakfast/

https://unwomen.org.au/civicrm/event/info?id=182&reset=1