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Fishing Hillarys

The Angling Section is a friendly, family orientated group of members of varying ages and lifestyles who are actively involved in recreational and competitive fishing, whether it be from a boat or beach.

There are weekly fishing trips, monthly Boat Angling competitions, two Beach Competitions, the annual HYC Team Fish competition and the open Harbour Classic event. The venues for the Beach Competitions will be decided by the members at the Section Meetings.

The season runs from October to September, and is framed by two social events: The HYC Opening Day and the annual Angling Presentation Dinner.

All Club members are invited to join in the activities of the Angling Section.

 

Inshore and deep sea fishing

If you do not have a boat to go out fishing, don’t worry! The Club vessel Balaton Jack is generally involved in the regular fishing trips and boat competitions. There is also a second Club boat which can be used, if available.

The weekly inshore fishing trips on Wednesdays start at 7am, with the boat returning by 2pm. Cost depends on the running time of the boat motor, but is generally less than $35 per person. Please contact Ian McCall (0450 765 646) if interested.

The monthly Boat Angling Competition takes place on the third Sunday of the month. Anglers need to bring their fishing gear and bait, lunch, chair and drink. Cost for boat use is $35 per adult, $20 per junior. There is no cost for Anglers using their own boats.
Please sign on at the wet bar before 7am on the day to participate. Weigh in starts at 4pm at the wet bar.

Members intending to go out fishing on the Club boat need to enter their names in the boat book at HYC reception up to one week prior to the fishing day.

Watch for the weather forecast the night before fishing. A forecast of winds in excess of 20 knots generally postpones the fishing trip to the following week, but a phone call to Ian McCall (0450 765 646) to confirm is advised.


JuniorS WELCOME

We hold some very popular Junior Fishing Clinics during school holidays. These clinics are an excellent introduction into fishing, teaching your children how to use fishing gear and identify and handle fish. Your children will also be introduced to the concept of ‘fishing for the future’ by learning about minimum sizes, bag limits and open and closed seasons for certain species. The clinic closes with a weigh in for the fish caught.

Our next Junior Fishing Clinic is in January 2019. Click here for more information.

You and your children are welcome to join the events held by the Angling Section. You will find the members of our section easy to approach and willing to share their knowledge.

 

upcoming EVENTS

  • Sunday 19 May: Boat Fishing Competition. 7am start, 4pm weigh-in
  • Wednesday 12 June: Section Meeting, 7pm
  • Sunday 16 June: Boat Fishing Competition. 7am start, 4pm weigh-in
  • Wednesday 19 July: Section Meeting, 7pm
  • Sunday 21 July: Boat Fishing Competition: 7am start, 4pm weigh-in

 


PAST EVENTS


Competition Results

  • FEBRUARY BOAT COMPETITION

Men's:

  Species      Points           Bag Weight
1st: Bryan Norris     5 66.66 4.28kg
2nd: Nick Fitt 4 46.10  1.05kg
3rd: John Kirwan 4 45.55   0.77kg
       

Ladies:

  Species    Points    Bag Weight
1st: Annette Kirwan 3 35.15 0.578kg
2nd: Michele Campbell    2 26.27 0.63kg
3rd: Ruby McGrady 2   0.369kg

 

  • BUSSELTON BEACH COMPETITION

Men's:

  Species   Points  Bag Weight
1st: Ron Thornton  2 25.48 0.248kg
2nd: Lucas Pohl 2 25.39 0.195kg
3rd: Bryan Norris 1 17.35 0.175kg

Ladies:

  Species   Points  Bag Weight
2nd: Ruby McGrady 2 25.98

0.49kg

 

  • JANUARY 2019 BOAT COMPETITION

Men's:

  Species   Points  Bag Weight
1st: Ian McCall 5 57.98 1.49kg
2nd: Frank Pierucci 4 47.33 1.66kg

 

 

Ladies:

  Species   Points  Bag Weight
1st: Julie Loran 4 53.79 4.88kg
2nd: Ruby McGrady  2 25.6 0.3kg

Juniors:

  Species   Points  Bag Weight
1st: Ashley McDiarmid  2 27.16 1.08kg

 

  • DECEMBER 2019 BOAT COMPETITION

Click here for full results

 

Hillarys YachT Club FAD Position

S 31° 54.50 E 115° 12.00' 210 m


Section Contacts

Rear Commodore Angling, Garry Cunningham: 0408621178
Angling Captain, Greg Mansell: 0419 042 195

The Angling Section meets informally in the clubhouse on the second Wednesday of each month at 7.00pm.


Office Bearers 2018/19

Rear Commodore: Garry Cunningham
Angling Captain: Greg Mansell
Secretary: Allan McDiermid
Treasurer: Morry Ellson
Publicity Officer: Ron Thornton
HYC Boating Committee: Ian McCall
House Committee: Greg Mansell
AAA Delegate: Vacant
AAA Boating Delegate: Paul Frzop
Field Day Officer: Ian McCall (temporary)
Weigh-In Officer: John Campbell
Records Officer: Paul Frzop


 

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