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by saltman
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: Will spring have some zing?
Replies: 24
Views: 688

Re: Will spring have some zing?

steve shearer wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:08 am
I don't think you are doing it right Salts.

Bring your gear down this way and I'll show you how to catch a flathead.
Will take you up on that when I get back
I did get a good 1kg 53cmflatty last Sunday
by saltman
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: Will spring have some zing?
Replies: 24
Views: 688

Re: Will spring have some zing?

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:13 pm


Luckily today I caught a jew, a tailor and a flathead: a spring trifecta.

Otherwise, I'd head to the Himalayas for 6 months from daylight savings.
Stellar effort on a day of increasing northerlies.
I wet a line twice - zilch
by saltman
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178803

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Drailed wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:24 pm
Its kinda funny because a couple of younger brothers of a a mate of mine back in the UK surf and they would piss all over Steve, all over him.
Yeah but golden showers are a big thing with poms aren't they?
by saltman
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178803

Re: Just general surfing stuff

I just got a second hand board that requires futures fins. Can someone link me up to a thread or gimme some recommendations? Haven't bought fins for years, futures never. welcome to the very best fin system in the world! Vectors +++ for quad If you can find them Solus +++++ for thruster I have been...
by saltman
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186990

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Was this recent Early season they were a long way out The return trip much closer yeah about a month ago. a guy waved us in at cudgen, there were 5 or 6 biggish whites trailing a whale on the back bar. heaps of dolphins too ... they were swimming all under and through us. Dolphins protect humans fr...
by saltman
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186990

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Was this recent
Early season they were a long way out

The return trip much closer
by saltman
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186990

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Re the whale tracking - North of Byron I would say they were definitely further out this year

only recently when they are on the return trip I have seen a few more within a hundred metres or less
by saltman
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186990

Re: Where did you surf today ?

:?:
steve shearer wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:11 am
I was just about to paddle out.....2 guys out.

Then saw the shark boat pull up to the drumline. Just out the back.


NSWDPI advise 2.52m Female White Shark caught on SMART drumlines at Boulders Beach, Ballina. Shark tagged and released offshore.
How far offshore is it released
by saltman
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186990

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Yep i am home again
by saltman
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186990

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Ahhh the pleasure and the pain
by saltman
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1506
Views: 115584

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

Maybe steve can do a short film ( in the style of the cult classic 69 Shirley St). about the rta
by saltman
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178803

Re: Just general surfing stuff

including several six channel swallows I saw today, just reeked of pure class, I have ogled those 6 channels at the Byron store that stocks his boards. Fair enough, I guess I see him (apart from the guns) as a somewhat derivative shaper/designer.......just about everything I've seen of his seems pr...
by saltman
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186990

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Negligible up here
Barely 2 ft most the day
by saltman
Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: Will spring have some zing?
Replies: 24
Views: 688

Re: Will spring have some zing?

Argh let's hijack the barge and spray some sand down the tweed
The banks Southside are diabolical. Just wasting beautiful conditions
by saltman
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Papatura in Solomon Islands
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Re: Papatura in Solomon Islands

A friend has been and said it was excellent
Are you staying at the surf camp if so they will have all the wave info you need

It features quite a bit in the videos of Mad Hueys
by saltman
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Ebay Bargains thread
Replies: 1633
Views: 158139

Re: Ebay Bargains thread

5 years ago I had a ride of a similar shape and fin set up on a board Huie made
except it was about 5-6
loose as a goose
by saltman
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: Will spring have some zing?
Replies: 24
Views: 688

Re: Will spring have some zing?

Well spring is looking like autumn this morning
crystal clear water slowly building south swell
by saltman
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: Will spring have some zing?
Replies: 24
Views: 688

Re: Will spring have some zing?

Pope. Bisect