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Good amounts of fish caught
10 July 2018
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We went out on Thursday and had a reasonable day, quite good amounts of fish caught, but it entailed a lot of reanchoring. We’d catch a few, then nothing, reanchor catch a few, nothing reanchor, etc etc. The tarakihi have finished spawning, and they’re pretty relaxed at present, just feeding when they feel in the mood, which is less than the fishers would like. We went back to another shallower spot and did ok initially, then back to bait stealing.

Saturday we tried a few different spots to normal, and were pleasantly surprised to find an area where they, mainly tarakihi, but an assortment of species including a nice kingy, went quite consistently for some time. A bit easier than Thursday.

Sunday’s forecast was bad, but about 12hours late, so we could have got the day in.

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • 10.3.2009

    Brett, just a note to thank you and Wade for looking after us and helping with the filleting (well.... doing most of the fish).

    Every one passes on thier thanks, and wishes you the best for the season.

    Shane

  • Thanks for a fabulous day on the water. Just ate some great fish and washed it down with nz Pinot.

    Ross the Aussie

  • Good afternoon Brett,

    Thanks for the memorable trip on Tuesday. This was a great experience once again and i have picked up some more tips which i can carry forward, your knowledge is extensive and you don\'t mind passing this on. Not only was the fishing great but i meet new people and have been lucky to share this experience with them. Even Kent the visitor from Australia enjoyed himself and the chilly bins were full of beautiful Terakihi which all the families have enjoyed eating.

    I look forward to joining you again very soon on the boat on another trip.

    Thanks again till then. Theo

    Theo Janssen

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