Happy Father's day to all, and what a beautiful spring day it was. Well only just spring, the first day in fact, and apart from a haze from back burning it was about as good as it gets.

The tides weren't the best, but I had a bit of luderick weed left over from last week and half a bucket of berley, so my wife and I loaded the boys into the car and headed for the mid section of the Parra river. I had a bit of a go for blackfish, but to be honest it didn't look fishy, more of a rising tide proposition I think. The boys rode skateboards and my wife read a book in the sun.

We decided to give it a miss and headed for Hunter's Hill, thought Valentia St wharf may have a few fish, also thought we may head for the Woolwich Pier hotel for a bite of lunch afterwards. It was lovely down there, pretty spot with the city in the background. There were fish there as well, my son and I hooked and landed one each, not bad sized and a bit of fun. We only fished for half an hour, but it was good fun and always great to see one of the kids land a luderick on light gear.

 

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The fish were released to fight another day (dad was being both lazy and not keen on fish from west of the bridge)

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We tried the pub for lunch but it was booked out (rollseyes) probably just as well. We decided to walk into a restaurant just down the street, Peter's on Woolwich, they had a breakfast menu and lunch menu and it was both reasonably priced and generally excellent.

A great day all round, all the best.

Matt

 

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