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Tuesday 28th February 2017
What's more important? The Ovation of your Peers when partaking in a world renown fishing comp or listening to some chick sing? Crickey, friggin' crap. Three lightweights from last year's Manning Point Fishing Classic have pulled out of this years because their testicles have been dragged along to the later.
The first one I... more
Sunday 13th March 2016
For the first time ever we have had a tie for the Winner of the Manning Point Fishing Classic. Mangrove Mike and Mr Mahi Mahi (MM and MMM) shared the same number of points - Mangrove got a few and some biggies, Mahi Mahi just got lots. Well done Champions!more
Tuesday 16th February 2016
Final organisation for the Friday Night Fishermans Feast (no fish allowed) requires competitors to indicate any dietary requirements.
If you are allergic to a particular food type - you had best let me know asap.
Or you might end up as sick... more
Thursday 19th March 2015
I could have posted a humorous sledge of various other competitors....
I could have added a very funny fishing photo...
I could have placed a world leader in a ficticious story...
NAAAAH.... here's a fabulous random chicken!!!!
Saturday 14th March 2015
Marcus Cooperi has gone to extreme lengths in this year's Classic by employing a professional poisson photographer. Specialising in underwater extreme fishing action, John "Doubting' Thomas will be waiting in the murky depths of the Manning River (sans filters) to capture those adrenaline pumping moments just before your line snaps... more
Saturday 29th March 2014
Sunday 13th October 2013
As part of his ongoing charity work, 2010 Manning Point Fishing Classic Champion, Mangrove Mike, has taken 2013 Rookie, Groper Griffo, under his wing for some mentoring in the twin arts.
Groper, using the excuse of "it's my wedding", has taken Mangrove and his family to the beautiful waters of Fiji for some serious study.... more
Tuesday 12th March 2013
1. Get a leave pass
2. Try to explain the by-laws including the fact that women and children are banned.
3. Pretend to agree that by laws are out-dated but look sad and ask ‘Yes I agree but what can I do?’
Saturday 9th March 2013
While fossicking in the shed for some lures that might help me win the classic and become the first "double" champion, I came across and old fishing magazine "Extreme Fishing". It seems that Mangrove Mike has graced the pages of the tabloid. Obviously, this edition expounded the virtues of a full grown beard to balance the... more
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Saturday 17th March 2012
The weather bureau is warning tropical cyclone Plankton could bring heavy rain as it approaches the South Eastern hamlet of Manning Point in New South Wales.
The system is continuing to strengthen but the Bureau of Meteorology says heavy rain could cause flooding in low lying areas.
The bureau's Iva Bigbutt says it... more