November has been a quantum improvement on the last couple of months weatherwise, barely a day that hasn’t been fishable.
The fishing’s continued to be patchy, with some good catches coming up for some , and a bit slow for others.
The interesting thing has been there appears to be no real rhyme or reason for the variation.
One person will be doing well with squid, next one not, same with tuatuas, bonito etc. Similar gear, hook size, sinkers, but varying results.
It’s not just the ability of the fisher, although that helps, it really is the luck of the day to a large extent.
We’ve had a variety of cross currents and wind shifts which might be some of the reason, but at the end of the day, we’re on the top, they’re on the bottom and what goes on in between is pretty much a mystery.