25 Results for author: Jill Trickey

January 11-12th, 2020 Competition

The 6th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) competition for the 2019/2020 season was held over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of January. The Friday night prelude to the competition acknowledged the passing of a passionate and long-serving club member, Noel Macklin, on the 6th of January. Indeed, Noel will be missed by all and condolences are ... More

Competition December 7-8th, 2019

The 5th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club competition for the 2019/2020 season was held over the weekend of the 7th and 8th of December.  Warm and stable summer weather was absent on Saturday and revealed on Sunday.  Clearly, the recreational boaters and anglers were enticed by Sunday’s weather forecast as the carpark overflowed before many a... More

Competition 23rd-24th November

The Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club had a long weekend of activity, hosting a community event and fishing competition between the 22nd and 24th of November. Fantastic Friday weather greeted Better Boating Victoria, Victorian Fisheries Authority and Maritime Safety Victoria to the clubroom, located adjacent to the boat ramp in the fishing village of ... More

Rhyll boating facility upgrade community consultation

The Rhyll boating facility is getting an upgrade thanks to the State Government’s unprecedented investment in boating in Victoria. Better Boating Victoria (BBV) is overseeing the delivery of the government’s boating commitments and the Rhyll boating facility upgrade in close consultation with Bass Coast Shire Council. The upgrade will deliver a ... More

Angling Competition 9th-10th November, 2019

Wondering whether the weather will worsen or weaken when woken was the sentiment for the third Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) fishing competition for the 2019/2020 season. The event was held on the 9th and 10th of November and the weather forecast threatened with westerly winds up to 40 knots and rain. The proposed interclub Snapper competition ... More

Angling Competition 12-13th October, 2019

The second Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club fishing competition, for the 2019/2020 season, was held on the 12th and 13th of October. Saturday’s weather forecast was reasonably accurate, with winds from the east increasing in strength from fresh to strong. With the old adage “wind from the east, fish bite least” resonating with our anglers the ... More

President’s Opening Message 2019

Welcome to the Rhyll Phillip Island Angling Club’s 2019/2020 fishing competition! Our first competition weekend is scheduled for the 21st/22nd of September and we’re looking forward to longer days and favourable conditions.  The competition will test anglers, equipment and good fortune, spanning Spring, Summer and Autumn.  All eligible ... More

Presentation Night 2019

The Rhyll Phillip Island Angling Club's 2018-2019 fishing competition concluded on Saturday the 25th of May with the 2019 Presentation Night dinner held at the Phillip Island Golf Club. The event gave members another opportunity to celebrate participation, achievements and successes throughout the season. Additionally, the evening provided an excellent ... More

May 4-5th Competition

International Star Wars Day welcomed the commencement of the final 2018/2019 Rhyll Phillip Island Angling Club fishing competition held on the 4th and 5th of May. “May the Fourth be with you” was certainly a statement concerning the weather, providing ample wind and rain. Despite rumours of large snapper and an abundance of whiting, the ... More

April 6-7th Competition

It was appropriate to turn back time for the 11th 2018/2019 Rhyll Phillip Island Angling Club fishing competition held over the 6th and 7th of April.  Indeed, the end of daylight savings and the mild autumn conditions had many enthusiasts pondering whether they should have stayed, moved or tried something different.  Without doubt, the most impressive ... More