Blue Groper Fishing banned in NSW because they are a pretty colour


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So you catch a female that is green

Thu, 2024-02-22 19:47

 or brownish .......still a blue groper though just not as pretty.

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Cronulla

Fri, 2024-02-23 11:09

 

Kneejerk reaction to the idiot who speared the resident blue at Cronulla. Killed it and dumped it back in the water. Flog. 

 

The Tim Winton movie Blueback might not have helped either   

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Used to hand feed a massive blue out from Carnac whilst diving

Fri, 2024-02-23 11:31

It always sported several scars and rusty hooks .....would have easily gone 20kg or more, still have some old vhs video we took feeding it pencil urchins.....now pencil urchins have vanished and so have the giant snails ..... 

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 Probably the most prolific

Fri, 2024-02-23 14:10

 Probably the most prolific large reef fish on the east coast and there protecting them. So zero science just away of giving non fishing  green warriors something too feel all warm and fuzzy about this country is funked I'm afraid to say.

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Fishing rods

Sat, 2024-02-24 07:42

 Rods to be labelled "Horrid death machines " which now apparently applies to firearms after an article by a tree hugging "journalist "in the West Australian paper this week. This country has lost the plot completely.  

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Not surprising

Sat, 2024-02-24 18:33

But that was putrid journalism.

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 Yep that was a shocking bit

Wed, 2024-02-28 12:03

 Yep that was a shocking bit of journalism. I think comparing us to the US is just laughable. I have never been fearful of gun violence here but in the US (where they obviously have a huge problem) it's always a real threat.

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