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    • By willywagtail
      home made transome savers.views and pictures please.I have a 2006 60hp 4stroke susuki motor looking for something quick and easy to travel,a lot interstate.
       
    • By Wad
      Used to love fishing as a young bloke, up around Mackay. Fished creeks and "outside" around the Islands off Mackay. Spent the past 40 odd years working my butt off. Health is not real good and I am having to slow right up. Getting back into fishing the past couple of years after being away from it the 40 odd years. Been using lures in the creeks around Logan down through to about Brunswick Heads. Looking at getting back into some bait fishing as well. Always enjoyed having a chat with fishermen/women, and look forward to meeting some of you folks and learning from you. (Thank you to Brad - "StraddieBrad" I think you said was your name on here, for highlighting your group, and encouraging me to ask to join.) Cheers, Randell. Please login or register to view this image
    • By Towknee
      Hi fellow fisherman,
      Finally took the plunge and bought a boat last weekend a 4.8m open tinny with a 60hp 4 stroke. So looking forward to exploring the bay chasing mackerel, tailor and some snapper.
      Grew up spending all my fishing time in Pumicestone Passage, so the bay is new and enjoy reading reports and topics on this forum. As I get back into fishing looking forward to also contributing. 
      Cheers,
      Towknee 
       
       
       
    • By Anglen
      G'day.
      Just joining in after spending plenty of time reading reports and info that is the bounty of this community. Great site and resource built up over the years.
      I'm Bris based presently and mainly fish offshore sunny coast and north when weather and time permits. 6m glassy with yam 4 stroke. Bit of a tackle rat n gear head, so can cover most angles or opportunities. 
      I have a passion for hitting the reef out from 1770 or Gladstone and overnighting up there in amongst the Islands, lagoons and cays. Sensational as an ol' Sydneysider. Every trip is a new experience.
      Looking forward to contributing to reports, tips n tricks, and doing a few tandems or raftups as I hopefully get to meet a few fellow forumites.
      Intersted in tag a long style trips because you can cover a lot more ground, get more experience, have a ball and feel a lot safer in the company of like minded fishos. Always happy to share space and take a fishing partner or keen deckie too to balance out the numbers.
      So if your planning a trip or looking for someone to get you out fishing for reefies etc keep me in mind n shoot me a pm and lets see what we can arrange.
      Tight lines All.
      Anglen
    • By ellicat
      Found this recent article on Robbie and thought it was a must to share -
      http://wheninwynnum.com/35-robbie-porter/?fbclid=IwAR2zLvhEjV-1nNYfQiagsRmTaJv7R0RsGKPHI1g44u16Mx5x_Z5HWNPNLPM

      People and Places of Wynnum
      POSTED ON BY  #35 – Robbie Porter
      January 19, 2019
      This week we meet Robbie Porter, a Wynnum local, who is driving the oyster reef restoration in Moreton Bay.
      Robbie is the type of person that you love having a cold drink with, whilst telling stories. I always come away from our catchups feeling great, as well as a little inadequate as Robbie is an accomplished chef, house restorer, landscaper, film set designer, fisherman, … I jest, but he is seriously talented at whatever he turns his hand to.
      When he told me of his vision to restore the naturally occurring shellfish reefs that were prevalent before the cement industry decimated them, I wanted to help in any small way.
       
      Robbie outside the oyster shell drying out facility What brought you to the area? 
      I had grown up in Brisbane’s west and lived in Sydney for a few years . My brother in law is a keen sailor. He moved here to be close to his hobby. My wife and I visited him often and we saw how glorious Wynnum is. We quickly realised that we had found our home. The bay was like a magnet. We bought and renovated our first house on Tingal Rd opposite the old Paint Place. We could never move away now. 
      Collecting shells that would have been landfill Please login or register to view this image The oyster shells dry out for a minimum of 4 months before becoming new reef structures Do you have any interesting or memorable experiences in Wynnum that you would like to share? 
      One that is relevant to Wynnum; We bought a block of land at Wynnum North with the plan to move a Queenslander to it. It was tricky to find one but we got lucky and found a developer that was going to demolish one in Cedar St. We cut it in half and moved it one night via the water front. All the power lines were very low and needed to be lifted one at a time to get the 2 pieces of house under them. At one stage the house hit one of the large fig trees on the waterfront. It ripped off the gutter and damaged the front of the house. We had to scramble around and pick up all the roofing screws and gutter before we could continue. It took all night but finally we parked the house up near the roundabout on Wynnum North Rd and Pritchard St. The next day we moved it to our block and put it back together. We love our home now. It is strange but it feels like is was always here. 
      Robbie with Joan Pease and Matthew Hayden who supported the Wynnum Fishing Classic, which raised money for the oyster reef restoration. What would you love to see in Wynnum?
      I would love to see a fantastic bar and restaurant on the water. I dream about owning the one on Wynnum Creek and turning it into a seafood restaurant and wine bar. I have this dream that I could build a large floating pontoon that we could lower into the water so that you can have your feet in the water while you have a drink on a hot day. However I’m sure it would be a hot spot for drowned phones. 
      Robbie and Pipi at Rose Bay Any link to a website that you would like to share? 
      I have been lucky enough to be involved with OzFish Unlimited. We are working to restore the lost oyster reefs of Moreton Bay. We would love you to join us. Find out more at .  
      Pipi has her own instagram, sharing her morning walks  Who or What would you like me to cover in future posts on When in Wynnum? 
      Annette and Lachlan, My brother in law and his fiancée.
      Judy and Rob, My mother and father in law.
      The old fish and chip shop on Wynnum Creek.
      Enjoying time on the water Please login or register to view this content Pipi the neck warmer
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