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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More