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Persistent fishermen over from Hong Kong
12 September 2016
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After last week’s beautiful conditions, we were looking forward to fishing throughout the week. Unfortunately the weather forecast for Saturday turned a bit sour, but we had some persistent fishermen over from Hong Kong, who couldn’t wait to get out regardless. It was blowing Southerly, so we fished in close for the day.

The fishing around the Middle Ground proved to be quite tough, but there was a lot of current on the bottom which wouldn’t have been helping. The sign was quite high off the bottom from the screen on the sounder. This is generally a pretty good indication the feeding pattern will be a bit sporadic. Not to worry though, the guys still had a great day, which is the main thing.

Sunday would have been the pick of the bunch, but we didn’t manage to get out, fingers crossed for some settled weather this weekend!

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

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    They had a great time and a special thanks to Brett for making the day so enjoyable for them!!! Jordan has not stopped talking about his day out fishing and has been proudly showing the photos of his day to everyone he comes into contact with!! They would love to go out again next year if we return to the BOP if Brett would have them on board again!!
     
    Regards,
    Lynne.

  • 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

  • 19.8.2009

    Brett & the Manutere, well i must say that over the last 8 years or more i have been out on day & overnight trips plus the TGA game fishing one base & charter tournaments  with Brett, you would be hard pushed to find a better skipper who will do his upmost to put you on the fish !!! & i mean go the extra mile !! literally, always good for a yarn, (fishing, politics, rugby etc etc,) & not forgetting the overnight trips tradditional continental breakfast, beans, eggs, bacon, toast, & a wicked coffee !

    The Manutere is a solid fishing platform of which i have spent many enjoyable hours aboard, and hope to spend many more !!!!

    Cheers Brett, till next time ! (soon)

    Tony Shores

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