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A good start to August!
5 August 2015
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It was a good end to the month, with three days in a row of nice  weather and good fishing to boot.

We took out a group from Vanuatu on Thursday, most hadn’t used a rod, handlining  being their usual method of fishing, but they got the hang of things quickly and did very well on mainly tarakihi. We also had a couple of makos show up and put on a bit of a show, unusual to see them at this time of year, but good entertainment

Friday  was a bit slower at the 12mile, we went shallower but  nothing great, so Saturday we started at the 12 , still slow so went to the Pinns, where the snapper showed up in good numbers, not so many tarakihi.

A good start to August though.

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • 25.1.2013

    Hi Daphne

    Just wanted to drop you a quick note to say thanks to Brett for the great day yesterday. Boys had a heap of fun, especially once over the touch of motion sickness, and were very thrilled to catch some fish. They are in the fridge for a feast tonight!

    Hope to get back before too long and do it all again.

    Kind Regards
    Jo Davis

  • Thank you for a great day yesterday. The trip was a surprise getaway for Robs 60th birthday and none of us had done a charter trip before nor can we fish for Terakihi as snapper, trevally and kingfish are target species in the Coromandel. 

    A most enjoyable day

    Regards

    Tanya 

  • 5.9.2009

    Hi Brett,
     
    I enjoyed my fishing during my last trip to Tauranga. The fishes caught was really delicious...Taratiki. I couldn't wait to eat them, so, I cooked a few fillets at the Bay Palm Motel where I stayed. I brought the rest back to Perth and my family just loved them.
     
    Just a note that you should be aware of so that you can advise all future Australians who fish with you and want to bring the fishes home. The fishes MUST be headless, gilled and gutted. Remember, must not have heads. I decleared my fishes and the first questions asked was whether I removed the head (which I did) and since my fishes were also gutted and gilled, I could bring in ALL(including the fillets).
     
    Best wishes for the season and happy fishing.

    Regards,


    Melvin Wee
    JAS Sushi, Perth

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