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Good week of reef fishing with calmer conditions
1 February 2017
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Another good week of reef  fishing, with calmer conditions making things even nicer.

We’re still working the deeper water. Checking some of the shallower spots we’d normally be catching in at this time produced nothing much, so the season looks like being late, continuing the tendency of the few years.

The water temperature jumped up a couple of degrees over the weekend, with lots of krill and jellyfish around, so theoretically we should see snapper, skippies and gamefish showing up pretty soon.  We’ve had  more trevally being caught in the last few days, another sign that things are starting to pick up.

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

  • 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

  • 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

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