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GGAF is a ChildSafe organisation, with a 'commitment to the safety and protection of children'.(FamiliesSA,2007).


NOTE: A number of Club Team Leaders have completed “Child Safe” Training.

 

ALL PEOPLE WELCOME TO ATTEND – EVEN IF THEY DON’T FISH

(Under 18 to be accompanied by parent or guardian)

CRABBING at WEBB BEACH on Sunday 18th Feb attracted  a record 47 crabbers. This was a first for a Sunday as all previous trips have occurred on Saturdays. The weather was overcast and light showers continued for a large part of the day—however conditions were otherwise comfortable for raking and socializing for lunch. A total of 106 crabs were caught—over 80 of which were cooked in Zimmo’s gas copper. Everyone enjoyed a healthy feed at the beach. Thanks again to Zimmo  and Chris  Simanis for organizing the event  and Zimmo for demonstrations before raking and after the cookup. Zimmo and Ruth also provided a savoury platter and delicious watermelon. Largest crab winners were: Dual winners for Male Crab were Ian Zimmermann & and Keith Hasler; Female Crab: Ruth Zimmermann.

The GGAF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING was held Sunday 11th February.
The following were re-elected to the
Committee:   President – Graeme Hoklas     Vice President – Louise Sumner

 

Secretary – Christine McCulloch    Treasurer – Chris Simanis       Other Committee Members – Ian Zimmermann, Geoff Hill, Dennis Arthur and Rob Pointon.

PRESENTATION NIGHT— 18th November

35 GGAF members and friends attended an informative and fun filled evening at the Lutheran Church complex at Wynn Vale. GGAF MC Zimmo masterfully compered a busy program including powerpoint presentations of each event, many door prizes and fishing quizzes. Prizes were presented to winners of each event during the year and President Graeme Hoklas thanked this year’s Committee for their dedication in planning and attending events. Steve & Lyn Castle from Spot On Tackle were in attendance and were sincerely thanked for their ongoing support and sponsorship including the very successful Tackle Night.

2017 Senior Champion is Chris Simanis - a second time champion - and Junior Champion is Lachlan Caldicott - third year in a row. The Encouragement Award was presented to Mark & Leanne Caldicott –excellent supporters of GGAF over many years. The Committee will soon be planning for next year and we invite any suggestions for events and fishing locations.

 

 
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