42 Results for author: Jill Trickey

Angling Competition 20-21st November, 2021

Without a doubt, the snapper are about and it’s certainly time to get to the water and wet a line.  The Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) held the 4th fishing competition for the 2021 / 2022 season, where angling members participate in an annual quest to be immortalised on the Bill Wallis Trophy.  Following Friday’s full moon anglers ... More

6-7th November Angling Competition

The Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) welcomed members and visitors back to the club rooms for the 3rd fishing competition of the 2021/2022 season.  The competition, held over the 6th and 7th of November, embraced warm and humid conditions, and celebrated the return of big snapper to the area.  Finally, RPIAC also had the opportunity to ... More

Angling Competition 16-17th October

With no time to wait and no venue for weight, the second Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC)angling competition for the 2021/2022 season was held over the weekend of the 16th / 17thOctober. Again, with the RPIAC weigh-in room closed, the competition was conducted using theCOVID Safe format where anglers submitted photographs of catches instead, ... More

PRESIDENTS MESSAGE

Dear members,Welcome to spring, the start of warmer weather, and (hopefully) some productive fishing. Whilst we are still under circuit-breaker restrictions, I wanted to provide you with some important updates concerning the Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC).Following the conclusion of the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM), the committee has been ... More

April 17-18th, 2021 Angling Competition

The weather forecast for the 9th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) angling competition, held over the 17th and 18th of April, hinted at strong winds and rain. By a twist of fate, the reality was a light to gentle breeze from the west and a few spots of drizzle. Expectations rose with the real-time weather observations on Saturday morning. The ... More

Angling Competition 20-21st, March, 2021

Whilst the east wind carried Mary Poppins to the Banks’ household, it was hardly supercalifragilisticexpialidocious for anglers competing in the 8th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) angling competition, held on the 20th and 21st of March.  Despite the weather forecast offering mostly sunny and partly cloudy conditions, moderate to strong ... More

Angling Competition 6-7th February, 2021

Few were optimistic, the weather forecast for the 7th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) angling competition of the 2020/2021 season promised wind, cloud cover and a possibility of showers.  Indeed, the conditions mirrored the forecast, wind came mainly from the north-west on Saturday veering south-west for Sunday.  Each day had an ... More

Angling Competition 9-10th January 2021

The weather was marvellous for the 6th Rhyll-Phillip Island Angling Club (RPIAC) angling competition of the 2020/2021 season, held over the 9th and 10th of January.  Boating and fishing proved to be extremely popular activities and timing was key to avoid delays at the Rhyll boat ramp.  The new webcams streamed images of the boat ramp traffic and ... More

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