34 Results for author: Jill Trickey

Angling Competition December 5-6th, 2020

The Macquarie Dictionary defines “extraordinary” as “beyond what is ordinary; out of the regular or established order”. Indeed, extraordinary describes the 5th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) competition for the 2020/2021 season for many reasons. With the start of summer, angling members had high expectations for the competition held over ... More

November 21-22nd, 2020 Angling Competition

It’s Snapper-time and the Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) held the 4th fishing competition for the 2020 / 2021 season, which also decided the annual winner of the Bill Wallis Trophy. The weekend-long fishing competition started on the 21st of November and concluded at the close of weigh-in at 5:30 pm on Sunday the 22nd. Sunrise and a rising ... More

November 7-8th, 2020 Angling Competition

Weather forecasts improved slightly for the 3rd Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) fishing competition of the 2020/2021 season. The competition, staged over the 7th and 8th of November, enjoyed moments of calm conditions amid gusts of wind up to 20 knots, from the south on Saturday and the east on Sunday. Despite the adage “wind from the east, ... More

President’s Opening Report

Dear members, With the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in regional Victoria progressing to the Third Step from 11:59 pm tonight, I welcome you to the Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club’s 2020/2021 fishing competition, which will commence this weekend! The Third Step of Victoria’s roadmap for reopening allows outdoor non-contact sport, with ... More

August Update

23 August 2020 Dear members, On behalf of the Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC), I have a few important updates for your information. Firstly, with sadness, I advise that Brenda Bates passed away on Monday, 17 August.  Brenda’s friendly smile, heart-warming conversation and dedication to the angling club will be missed.  We ... More

COVID-19 Update

Dear members, I wanted to provide you with an update from the Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) concerning COVID-19 coronavirus and the measures we have put in place.  Most likely, you are aware of the Stage 3 restrictions that have been imposed, particularly those concerning social distancing requirements and the ban on recreational ... More

Coronavirus COVID-19 Announcement

Dear Members, The health and safety of our volunteers, members and patrons is a priority for the Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC).  Considering the global spread, infectious nature and rising number of Victorians who have confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19, I believe the RPIAC has a responsibility to act quickly and take steps to ... More

March 14-15th Competition

The 8th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) angling competition, held on the 14th and 15th of March, welcomed Fishcare Victoria for a “Come ‘n’ try Fishing” clinic held on Saturday morning.  Fishcare Victoria is a community based not-for-profit organisation promoting responsible and sustainable fishing practices.  Facilitator, ... More

Competition 8-9th February, 2020

Anticipation of an idyllic island paradise welcoming anglers with calm seas, ample sunshine and moderate temperatures set the mood for the 7th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) angling competition for the 2019/2020 season.  This event, held over the weekend of the 8th and 9th of February, promised dreams of boats dotted across the water ... More

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