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Wednesday 6th March 2013
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By  BigJig Geoff

Officials concerned by the lack of blogs for this years event have begun analysis of MPFC classics going back over a hundred years.

Initial results confirm that so far this year there has been exactly one blog recorded. When combined with recent events around the world and multiplied by the the Mayfield Beer Index, this indicates that

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Thursday 28th February 2013
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By  Ganghook Gibbo

Ganghook has considered not attending this years classic after months of negotiation and blood, sweat and tears has looked so promising ..... then all hope dashed. The new MPFC sponsor was on board, supply allocated, truck on the way. Now, its all GOOOOOORN.

 

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Is that you licking it off the road Ganghook?

Posted by BigJig Geoff, 28/02/2013 3:12:47 pm

Category: News
Monday 19th March 2012
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By  BigJig Geoff

Following recent events during orientation week at Manning Point University, press attention is now focusing on the rookie initiation ceremonies during the Fishing Classic.

Allegations from former rookies have shocked reporters worldwide.  Many of these rookies have not been seen in the world of extreme fishing since their first

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Well said, BigJig. But you failed to mention what happens to people who expose "our rituals". Also you need to correct the photo of the initiation items, the pig is supposed to be boar, not a sow. Rector Bongers

Posted by Ronny Reuters OBE (MP), 19/03/2012 10:40:02 am

Monday 19th March 2012
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By Marlin Macca

Lingerie football is sooooo last week. Now it's Lingerie Fishing and the MPFC is possibly set to change forever with Victoria's Secret and Bendon lining up to become major sponsors.

Which raises important questions such as what will the winnner's cup will look like? And is a 15 denier sheer stocking more appropriate for hauling in the

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Hey Macca, here is a photo for you http://www.manningpoint.net.au/site/index.cfm?module=blog&topic=New-MPFC-Outfits&page_id=136213&pageMode=dosearch

Posted by Mangrove Mike - 2010 Champion, 19/03/2012 12:45:55 pm

Saturday 17th March 2012
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By  Fishing Phil

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

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Tuesday 13th March 2012
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By  Ganghook Gibbo

By studying various facts and figures from previous MPFC events, leading statisticians have concluded that by the year 2050 the classic fishing and drinking showcase will be attacking:

  • More than 173 competitors
  • Approximately 5.3 vessels
  • Catch just about 17 recordable fish. Equivalent to 0.1125 fish
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Thursday 9th February 2012
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By Roughy Rod

With much chest beating the captain last year confidently annouced that next year will be the year that his much coverted boat will again see the water. Alass my captain yet another year has passed and the your beloved boat has more holes than a jamacan voodoo doll. Perhaps 2013 wil be the year!

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Arghhh, The weather has not been kind to the efforts of HMAS Pandora if the world was coming to an end and we needed a vessel it could be done...but It wont at this stage....It has progressed though

Posted by Captain Blue Ring, 13/02/2012 8:26:12 am

Tuesday 20th December 2011
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

Mangrove Mike has just landed his biggest ever flattie at beautiful Manning Point.
The 4.2 kilo, 84 cm beast was caught on 6lb braid, 8 lb leader and the king of plastics, the Squidgy Pro 70mm Evil Minnow Flick bait. An 8 minute battle where multiple attempts at netting failed, Captain Kevin, got the lizard in the net just in time. Mangrove

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How much did that cost you at the co-op??

Posted by Roughy Rod, 09/02/2012 3:41:07 pm

Thursday 1st December 2011
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By Mangrove Mike - 2010 Champion

I've just come across this great, updated, article  Sarah Wilson on tinned tuna http://www.sarahwilson.com.au/2010/04/which-tinned-tuna-should-i-buy/ . Interesting reading!

Also if you have any interest in sustainable seafood then you

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Hey Mangrove, Very interesting article by Sarah, wish I could catch tuna. Fishin'

Posted by Fishing Phil, 13/12/2011 7:10:05 pm

Category: News
Friday 16th September 2011
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

Legendary Manning Point Fishing Classic competitor and 2010 Champion, Mangrove Mike has been on Twitter now for quite a while. His technology stories and witty ditties have the Twitterassi in a lather but his latest follower shows his true international and polical clout.

Australian Prime Minister (currently) Julia Gillard has obviously

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So what is the past tense of twitter?? Did Julia twat you?? Even though you are forefront of technology, the English language is still a long way behind.

Posted by Fishing Phil, 13/12/2011 7:04:53 pm


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