Eight Hundred Thousand Postcards

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Eight Hundred Thousand Postcards

Post by Ross Compe » Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:58 am

'Postcards from the Ledge' is nearing a hundred thousand views and has survived thanks to the support of some of the best anglers in Western Australia.
We have been able to provide information and entertainment to many fisherfolk throughout Australia and the world thanks to our friends contributions and photographs.
A special thankyou to our webmaster and mate Mr Bob Fisher.
Rather than thank all our supporters individually we will let the photographs tell their own story.
Were aiming for another hundred thousand views and I hope to still be here and part of Sportfishworld for a very long time.
God bless and tight lines.
:idea: :idea: :idea:
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Two Hundred Thousand Postcards

Post by Ross Compe » Tue May 12, 2015 1:43 pm

We all get to view and hear about some terrific angling stories thanks to some generous contributors at 'Postcards from the Ledge'. :D :D
Photographs from the past and present and though I try to keep up with new stories and reports it wouldn't be fair to everyone if we didn't acknoweldge those anglers who made it possible to achieve that milestone that was Two Hundred Thousand Views. :D :D
More great contributions from the anglers of Western Australia. :) :)
Some of the anglers featured are Paul Ferraro,Ron Thomas,Steven Evans,Greg Smenda,Bob Fisher,Graham from Broome,Richard Maciejak,Joe Hovarth and myself.
Brings a few memories back.
:wink: :wink: :wink:
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Three Hundred Thousand Postcards

Post by Ross Compe » Wed May 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Thanks to those anglers that kept those photographs and stories comming hard and fast 'Postcards from the Ledge' has survived and continues to supply fishos with free information and entertainment. :D :D
Celebrating Three Hundred Thousand Views. :roll: :roll:
Photographs here from anglers such as Joe Hovarth,Ron and Dee Thomas,Dwayne Crofts,Greg Smenda,Steven Evans,Richard Maciejak,Bob Fisher,Lee Clifton,Mike and Rose Harper and myself. :!: :!:
More blasts from the past. :wink: :wink:
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Four Hundred Thousand Postcards

Post by Ross Compe » Wed May 13, 2015 2:50 pm

Four hundred thousand views at 'Postcards from the Ledge'.We are well on our way to half a million views mainly from Western Australia. :shock: :shock:
And they said we would never survive....
More great photographs featuring Frank Cszack,Joe Hovarth,Corey Spruit,Greg Uren,Steve Evans,Norm Rogers and myself. :roll: :roll:
Neat stuff from Bob Pattinson, Paul Tonaro,Rick Maciejak and Lil T. :!: :!:
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Five Hundred Thousand Postcards

Post by Ross Compe » Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:50 pm

Half a million views. Crikey :roll: :roll: Not too bad for a bunch of old smelly fishermen. I am reliably informed we have a population in our home town of about 3 million,thats Perth,Western Australia. :D :D :D
Thats SportfishWorld worldwide thats USA California. :wink: :wink: :wink:
Eatin chocolate cake in the bath :shock: :shock:
Bloody,bloody,bloomin,bloomin :twisted: :twisted:
What do you have to do to get fired :!: :!:
The only time I got the sack was from the wife. :roll: :roll:
Great photographs from Joe Horvath,Bob Fisher,Stevo Evans,Ron Thomas,Lil T,Phil Martin,Mr Richard,Pennie from the bar and dare I say Me... It's all bout me.... :lol: :lol:
Seriously we are just havin to much fun :P :P :P
I really hope you folks are enjoying this column and photographs.If I disclose any more information on locations and techniques not only will these terrific fishos not ever speak to me again I may end up live baited on a balloon rig from Steep Point. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Six Hundred Thousand Views

Post by Ross Compe » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:52 pm

Hey,hey,hey!!! We have done it!! Yes six hundred thousand views at Postcards from the Ledge.
You will never survive..
You will never make it..
No one even wants to look at it...
Angling is not a sport... Stupid.

I don't like you :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
We do what we want :!: :!:
Awesome photos and stories from everywhere.
Aye :shock: Aye :shock: Aye :shock:
Humongous Sharks from the beaches,Yellowtail Kings at Steep Point,Enormous Lobsters,Giant Squid,Leaping Great Whites.
West Coast Aussie art and Swan River heritage.
More,more and more.
Thanks to everybody even those who don't like me :twisted:
Some times the photos are not perfect but thats part of the fun when its freezing or dangerous.
We loves ya all......
:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Seven Hundred Thousand Views

Post by Ross Compe » Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:35 am

Seven hundred thousand views now up for 'Postcards from the Ledge'. Yippee :!: :!:
Heart felt thanks for our valued contributors such as Stevo,Mr Joe Horvath,Mr Laurie Birchill and the anglers of Western Australia and the world. 8) 8) 8)
Well done to our webmaster and old fishing buddy Mr Bob Fisher :arrow: :arrow: :arrow:
More stories,more reports and more photos for the ordinary fishos of Western Australia.
Catch up with our new efforts at 'Fishing in Tasmania' at Sportfishworld which is now also produced by the same team.
Looking forward to 800 thousand and then 1 million.
How bout them apples.. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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800 Thousand Views at Postcards from the Ledge

Post by Ross Compe » Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:21 am

800 Thousand views worldwide and mainly from Western Australia. :shock: :shock: :shock:
Great photos from Stevo,myself,Jethro from Denmark and the Butterworths,Richard and the the Jug plus more.
View counter blown up and still waiting for webmaster to rectify.
Facebook classes at Media status and thats where we are at 750 thousand views. :!: :!: :!:
Hope you are enjoying the ride 8) 8) 8) 8)
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