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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:55 pm

This pic of the Swansea FAD gives you some idea of just how hard the EAC runs when it's in full swing in January and february.
17 Kms out off Swansea in 100 metres of water, the FAD is anchored to the bottom. It stands about 2 metres out of the water normally.
Closer to shore the current isn't even noticeable.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by crabmeat thompson » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:18 pm

saltman wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm
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.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by bomboraa » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:21 pm

Up the coast close, down the coast wider out, as mentioned, hitching a lift with the EAC. From my eyes, fishing a lot from wash fishing, out to Browns Mountain, there were fewer inshore this year off Sydney heading north.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by bomboraa » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:24 pm

Also wider whales far more curious; they swim up to the boat, some even slowly lift themselves up with bodies five metres vertically out of the water and have a good gander before slowly sinking. Inshore whales don't seem to give a rats and just swim on by.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beerfan » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:05 pm

Those inshore whales are bad mofos, rob you blind no sooner n look at ya
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:39 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:18 pm
saltman wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm
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 from sharks, if there are dolphins present you have nothing to fear.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by marauding mullet » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:53 pm

Flipper was the only Dolphin that ever did that Loof
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm

I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by saltman » Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:42 pm

Drailed wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:39 pm
crabmeat thompson wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:18 pm
saltman wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm
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 from sharks, if there are dolphins present you have nothing to fear.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by tootr » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:03 pm

buddy wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm
I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.
Nearby Dolphins being skittish and darting about, as opposed to milling around as they usually do, is a good indicator to paddle in.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:12 pm

what about dolphins having rough sex nearby?

stay or go?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by tootr » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:16 pm

Ask crabstick on that one.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by buddy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:40 pm

tootr wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:03 pm
buddy wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm
I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.
Nearby Dolphins being skittish and darting about, as opposed to milling around as they usually do, is a good indicator to paddle in.
Yep. They know when a shark wants a feed for sure.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Drailed » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:49 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:12 pm
what about dolphins having rough sex nearby?

stay or go?
Stop it, you'll give Carroll a stiffy.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by crabmeat thompson » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:24 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:12 pm
what about dolphins having rough sex nearby?

stay or go?

Stay and introduce yourself!
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by swvic » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:39 pm

"Hi, I'm crabmeat", sure has become a thing
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by offshore1 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:12 am

marauding mullet wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:55 pm
This pic of the Swansea FAD gives you some idea of just how hard the EAC runs when it's in full swing in January and february.
17 Kms out off Swansea in 100 metres of water, the FAD is anchored to the bottom. It stands about 2 metres out of the water normally.
Closer to shore the current isn't even noticeable.
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Fcuk that's a lot of current. Five knots?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by brendo » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:19 am

tootr wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:03 pm
buddy wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:19 pm
I reckon I've had dolphins warn me of sharks.
George Greenough also has spoken of it.

The myth is that when there are dolphins around there are no sharks.
Nearby Dolphins being skittish and darting about, as opposed to milling around as they usually do, is a good indicator to paddle in.
in about 89-90 a guy got attacked at half tide at evans. I remember him saying dolphins were going nuts just before hand, then he got blasted from nowhere.

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