Well, it finally happened. I went fishing. We are at Wallaga Lake Big4 caravan park, which for those far away, is close to Bermagui, a top game fishing spot on the NSW couth coast, and only about 50km from home at Tuross. Have been here several times but never fished, so knew nothing of the lake. It's not unlike Tuross Lake; much is around two metres deep, and a pretty place with trees etc right to the water's edge, most of that shoreline is quite steep and rocky. It's also very similar to Mallacoota in places, but not as deep. My mad mate Ziggy has fished it, but not for a few years. We have his boat here, which is a horrible boat. It's not really a boat; it's just a huge fishing platform, at which it excels. It's around 18' long and six wide, and square in shape, with a Yammie 85 on the back. The slightest chop sees you getting rather wet, but it's like having a dance floor to stand on. We struggled to find a flathead during the morning, while small tailer make short work of a few plastics as only they can. It was hard going, but we kept hanging in there, throwing plastics with wild abandon, but little seemed to work. The water has reached 21celc, which should be good. Perhaps we were just out of practice. We certainly didn't know where to go. The afternoon was a little better. I finally got a couple of throwbacks, but it was better than no result. Drifting was hard as the shallow draught boat can move too quickly in the wind, making it hard to stay in contact with the lures, which I consider critical. Had it been my boat I'd have dropped the pick over; fished that bit, then drifted a bit further. Zig is too impatient for that. He has to keep moving and there his fishing fails him sometimes. But; his boat; his rules. Finished the day with nine. Six went back. A tad desperate; one at 39 and one at 41 were kept, but finished the day with a fat 64cm girl; a short thick fish in great condition. Normally I don't keep anything over 60, but did that one. In all the day didn't finish too badly. Bring on another day. We may be a bit wiser too. Old fisho.