Hi all, I know this has been bought up to a degree in relation to comp entrants but I'd like to note it on a wider scale. When I joined this site a couple of years back it was very active and far more people were joining and contributing. I'm not sure what has changed this but am willing to do something about it. I used to check active topics three or four times a day and everytime there will have been activity yet now I can hardly see the point I check it once a day and often there is no activity. Overall what I am trying to say is this site has helped me incredibly and I wouldn't be the fisherman I am today without it. I've met some awesome people on here and I think more people should have the same experience as I did. I think advertising is the key so why not start out by word of mouth. If we all tell a couple of people particularly newbies to the field to join not only will we be assisting them in their fishing but also supporting ausbreams sponsers. I know I am going to go to more of an effort to participate on this site now and I think we all should. There is not excuse for the younger generations to miss out on this as they spend half their lives staring at a phone or iPad so let's show them ausbream!
Yeah true maybe more Facebook advertising. I can help out a bit with that. Yeah so am I mate can't wait to get into them all. I plan a trip to target all of the above so ill let you know when and where. Darryl tells me the big bass are biting a bit in tuross. Are you going to be in jb for a bit of it too? If so I might pop in for a fish on my way through if you are free!?
Just as a comment to this post the majority of new members and youngters from 14 -22 Years of age. So there are plenty of new younger members. I am looking at ways to get some of the orginal and past members to come back and have a another look and even post some more.
As you mentioned Shane there needs to be more new members and stimulated conerastions to rekindle the site some more. I think it is a good dea, as word of mouth is the best way to get things moving again.