Herring Month! April 2015

Members, fisheries are looking for the clubs help to obtain 50 herring a month (whole frames or whole fish) to enable them to further their analysis into the state of the WA herring fishery. The club is holding a herring month, 4th April to 30th April 2015. Members are encouraged to fish for herring between Rockingham and Lancelin and provide up to 24 frames or whole fish to fisheries who will reward all members for their efforts. Club points will be awarded on a per fish basis and no weights will be taking. Frames are worth the same as whole fish.

Date: 4th to 30th April 2015
Venue: Rockingham to Lancelin
Start: 6:00am Sat 4th

Weigh In: May 4th
8;00pm Club
Rooms North Beach
Incentive: Any Herring

During the month, members can bag and label their catch and provide it to Laurie who will store and transport to fisheries / weigh in.

April 2015 Field Day

Members, please be advised that the previous Go Anywhere field day listed in the club calendar for April has been updated to reflect the vote held by members in the March meeting. The event will now be held April 11th and 12th, and the boundaries are Whitehills to Preston. Please be advised that this event will have a briefing rather than an honour start. The briefing will be held just south of the Whitehills beach access track at 2PM sharp. Be there or be square. Good Luck!

Upcoming Events Feb / March 2015

Members please take note of the upcoming field day information.

Sat 28th Feb – Mon 2nd March
Go Anywhere (1 day bag limit)
Lines in : 5am Saturday
Weigh in : 4pm Monday at North Beach hall
Incentive : Biggest Flathead

Sat 7th – Sun 8th March
Estuary event – Anywhere in the Swan River
Lines in : 5am Saturday
Weigh in : 10 am Sunday under Southside of Narrows Bridge
Incentive : Largest Yellowfin Whiting

Good Luck and tight lines everybody!

2014/15 Field Day Points Update to September 2014

Members,

Please find below a summary of 2014/15 field day points to date for April to September.

ORDINARY MEMBERS FIELD DAYS TO SEPT 2014
Tony D’Alonzo 1,467
Greg Uren 879
Wayne Drage 787
Joe Horvath 679
Adam Creese 666
Bruce Davies 624
Paul Berry 435
John Benniman 194
Bruce Carman 62
Malcolm Cruickshank 15
VETERANS
Laurie Birchall 185
Martin Humbert 100
Mike Harrold 65
LADIES
Filomena D’Alonzo 264
Carolyn Benniman 198
Cherril Carman 50
JUNIORS
Ben Sinclair 0
Luke Sinclair 0
MINI-JUNIORS
Trent Palumbo 0
Vienna Palumbo 0

2014/15 Badge Points Update April to June

Members,

Please find below a summary of 2014/15 field day points to date for April to June.

Tony is off to a flyer, Wayne and Greg are averaging good points per field day and there is a decent battle for early honours in the ladies division.

ORDINARY MEMBERS FIELD DAYS TO JUNE 2014
Tony D’Alonzo 1226
Wayne Drage 647
Greg Uren 566
Joe Horvath 411
Bruce Davies 357
Adam Creese 297
Paul Berry 246
John Benniman 194
Brian Woodman 95
Malcolm Cruickshank 15
VETERANS  
Laurie Birchall 85
Mike Harrold 15
LADIES  
Filomena D’Alonzo 264
Carolyn Benniman 198
JUNIORS  
Ben Sinclair 0
Luke Sinclair 0
MINI-JUNIORS  
Trent Palumbo 0
Vienna Palumbo 0

May 2014 Field Day Report

The May 2014 field day report is up. Be sure to check it out under the field day reports.
Club weigh-in results added. Note, this month the weigh-in was scored with the club points system but the AAAWA bag rules.

AAAWA State Beach and Rock – Cape to Cape

The Offshore Angling Club of WA had a number of members take part in the AAAWA organises State Beach and Rock competition, held over the 17th and 18th of May. The club had some standout performances with Wayne picking up second overall in the Mens individual standings, Greg fished well for a very respectable 9th overall and as a team OSACWA was 3rd. The attendance and results we an improvement over last year which was encouraging for the club. For full details check the AAAWA website.

Well done to all those who participated in the event.