3rd Place result for Alan Britcliffe at Toonumbar
In another terrific result for Searing Tackle, Pro Staffer Alan Britcliffe , secured a top 3 finish and qualified for the Grand Final. Here is Alans write up of the event;
"Toonumbar Dam, my favourite Northern NSW bass fishery and host to Round 4 of the Hobie Kayak Bass Series sponsored by Daiwa.
31km West of Kyogle, Toonumbar Dam was built across Iron Pot Creek in 1972. It holds 11 000 mega-litres of water and has a surface area of around 400 hectares when full. This location has a reputation of producing good numbers of bass, and ideally a regular weekend haunt for many a Northern NSW bass angler.........
Top 5 result at Bass Nation GF
Pro Staffer Matt Williams fished the BASS Australia Nation Championship last weekend a secured a great result for himself and also for the team. Here is Matts report of the event
"Arriving at Lake Glenbawn for the BASS Australia Nation Championship the night before the 2day prefish, expectations were high with the results of the BASS qualifier 4 weeks prior still fresh in my mind. Big numbers and big bags were the norm during this qualifier, with most caught in deep water on plastics and ice jigs. This, I thought would suit me just nicely as all my prior tournaments resulted in me filling my bags with either vertically hopping blades or jigging the ever reliable Z Glider ice jigs. Not to be...........
Wild River Sooty Grunter
The very first cast set the trend on what ended up being a great day down one of my favourite local Sooty Grunter rivers. “What do you think of the river?” I asked regular fishing mate and Searing Tackle Field Staffer Kyle Osmond. “Bloody awesome,” he replied with a big smile on his face as he brought in a nice wild river Sooty.
The alarm was set for 5am and everything was packed and ready to go. Leaders tied, batteries charged, the car and boat fueled up and I had been to the shops the previous night to stock up on food and bottled water. I was more exited than I usually would be for a regular trip as it would unfortunately be my last opportunity to wet a line for over two weeks due to work.
Anyone that knows me well understands I start to get a little loopy if I don’t get out on the water 2 to 3 times a week so I was keen to go somewhere that can be non stop action. This is of course why we decided to travel down to Lucinda Jetty!