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Wingan river area shark warning

Postby Steve_R » 29 Nov 2018, 11:25

There was a mass whale stranding recently.
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-28/beached-whales-die-wingan-inlet/10561158
The whales will not be removed.
VFA issued a shark warning for the area. Presumably this will last until well after the summer season:
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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby peatop » 29 Nov 2018, 12:33

Is that area accessible?
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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby Steve_R » 29 Nov 2018, 16:21

Thinking of a trip to test your mettle on a 4 meter Tiger, eh?

https://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/croajingolong-national-park/things-to-do/wingan-inlet

http://www.vyak.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=78&t=17229


I've been thinking about a trip down there for a couple of years but never get around to it. I imagine the beach fishing will be red hot once the whales start 'melting'. Maybe about March next year???
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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby peatop » 29 Nov 2018, 16:49

Thank Steve, when i lived down that way you needed a good 4x4 a map and compass to go anywhere south of the hwy between bemm and mallacoota, one day we went for a drive down the timboon inlet track, it was ruff as, we didn't go very far before turning around lol
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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby shane » 30 Nov 2018, 10:38

This is what some of the whales look like after only 2 days. :shock:

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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby Steve_R » 01 Dec 2018, 18:33

The shark that bit the tail end has a helluva mouth :shock:
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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby peatop » 02 Dec 2018, 01:50

Nah! They look like false teeth to me :up:
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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby Digger » 02 Dec 2018, 08:13

And the authorites were worried about disposing of the carcasses!

Nature takes care of itself.

You need to rig heavy if you’re gonna fish that area for a while~

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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby JägerMarty » 02 Dec 2018, 10:17

Wingan is a great spot, we were there 2 yrs ago and loved it.
There's some nice bream n EPs in the river
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Re: Wingan river area shark warning

Postby Steve_R » 02 Dec 2018, 10:28

peatop wrote:Nah! They look like false teeth to me :up:



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