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Strike Hook 2017 SALMON COMPETITION - Sponsored by SPOTTERS

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The salmon are getting caught so it's time to start the Strike Hook 2017 Salmon Comp!!!

 

SPOTTERS is on board once again offering an awesome prize pack including: Spotters cap, sun shade, sunglasses strap and a pair of awesome SPOTTERS FURY (Gloss Black) with Halide lens.

 

Please check out www.spotters.com.au for the full range of SPOTTERS sunglasses and their cool merchandise.

 

Just write up a salmon report during July and August to be entered into the comp. Put lots of details in the write up and get us excited about your salmon chasing adventures.

 

The competition starts July 1st 2017 and end on August 31st 2017.

 

At the end of August the mods will select the best salmon report and a winner will be announced.

 

Please note this comp is only open to fishos in SA.

 

Get out chasing those salmon and write up your reports! Good Luck!

 

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Might be time to chase them on the flats on my 1-3kg rod 1000reel combo = fun

Walking out could be the issue ... hurry up and heal ligaments argh!

I want to go FISHING!!!!!

 

Get a lil' inflatable and we'll tow you around. :D

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Might be time to chase them on the flats on my 1-3kg rod 1000reel combo = fun

Walking out could be the issue ... hurry up and heal ligaments argh!

I want to go FISHING!!!!!

 

 

Get a lil' inflatable and we'll tow you around. :D

Now ya talking

I have a blow up mattress that could work

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Have to agree Bjorn, not many reports coming through.

 

Seems a bit slower this year on the Salmon, even though some good ones have been caught.

 

Remember that a great prize is up for grabs in the S&H competition that  includes Spotters cap, sun shade, sunglasses strap and a pair of awesome SPOTTERS FURY (Gloss Black) with Halide lens.

 

Give us a great report, photos and / or video of your Salmon sessions to be in with a chance of winning this great Spotters prize.

 

And of course check out the site from Spotters www.spotters.com.au for putting up this prize for S&H members.

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There has to be a few salmon chasers having a flick this weekend, the weather is just too good! 

 

Get ya reports up!

 

With my car out of action until later on today I might have to neglect some work during the week and head out for a flick. That would be right, rain, rain and more rain!!!! 

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Due to a very slow salmon season around most of our usual, easily accessible salmon beaches we have decided to extend the Strike Hook Salmon Comp for another month. The end date has now been moved to September 30th 2017

 

Get your salmon posts up in the coming month and good luck! :)

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With a very slow salmon season this year, we struggled for salmon reports but did manage to pick a winner. A clear winner!

 

Firstly a huge thanks to SPOTTERS for supplying the awesome prize pack including the really cool pair of Fury  sunnies (Gloss Black) with Halide lens! Check out the SPOTTERS website for their huge range of sunnies. They now have a ladies pair of sunnies so well worth checking out if the Mrs goes fishing with you, also great sunnies for everyday use!

 

 

Now onto the winner...... Underpants with Salmon and by-catch bonus  :headbang: 

 

 

Congratulations Undies, a great report that was an absolute pleasure to read.

 

Please send me a pm with your details so I can send off the prize for you :)

 

Thanks to everyone who got out and chased salmon in this tough season. Hopefully next year will bring better conditions and lots more fish!

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Awesome. Thanks guys and a big thanks for our sponsor...SPOTTERS (y) !

 

I enjoyed writing & sharing that one and im glad folks enjoyed the read.

 

Haven't done much fishing over the winter but it has certainly been an unusually warm season weather wise.

 

Feel a little bad posting that report in the last week of competition but that was literary the 2nd session i'd had during the competition period :o .

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