Not Fishing Related - UFO's and other weird things :)
Might sound strange but was just watching a BBC Documentary i recorded over the weekend
'Russia - Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby, Ep.1 Breaking the Ice'
and in one of the scenes i noticed a strange bright object in the top left hand of the screen seemingly dart up then down then flash off the screen very fast to the left. Paused and slow motion it and yep definitly somthing thereeven showed my missus to confirm i wasnt seeing things). So googled a bit to see if there was anything about it online somewhere and lo and behold someone else had noticed it too
albiet nearly a year before i watched it.
Just got me thinking though, has anyone ever had any strange encounters with 'lights', 'objects' or anything else weird while out fishing/camping?
I have only had one strange experience in my life that i cant really explain, it was while hunting down around Nannup in early 2000's with a few mates. Basically we had been out hunting for the day and the sun was going down and we were making for an old fire watch tower to set up camp for the night. About 1km out from the tower me and my mates(all armed) all started to feel very 'off' all about the same time, a feeling that was starting to make us feel uneasy. Cant really explain it in words but the best way to describe it is it felt like we had all just realised we were being hunted/stalked like we were being watched. Now i have done a bit of hunting in my time around W.A and the N.T and i have never felt anything like this before while out on a hunt.
The only time i have felt a feeling like this of being hunted/stalked was in my time in the Army when overseas, usually just before a contact. Needless to say with light fading we started to double it to the fire tower in earnest with apon getting there climbing it to the watch house and closing the trapdoor and putting our packs ontop of it. For the next couple of hours we were all a bit on edge as we could hear something moving on the edge of the treeline about 100m all around the tower. Whatever it was it was stealthy as, we couldn't hear any footsteps just the every now and then sound of twigs bending under weight and also every now and then we would see the shrubs shake a bit. We could watch this happening in the moonlight as it did two complete circles around the tower just in the treeline, which thankfully afterwards it seemed to disappear and we heard and saw nothing more. Really freaked me and my mates out a fair bit that none of use dared to venture back down the tower until dawn of which we then doubled it back dow the main forestry road to get the hell out of there. Still to this day i cant say what it was nor do i really want to know i think. Some locals down there would probably say Nannup Tiger(Thylacine), others would say big Cats, some might even say spirits. All i know is i have never been back and would probably only venture back that way in daylight with a few cars full of mates.
Anyhoo just a bit of General discussion away from the more politically sensitive and emotive topics :)