- 03/08/2007 at 5:26 pm #8287
I have been told (never tried) that after a strong storm is a good time to try.03/08/2007 at 5:26 pm #8288
I have been told (never tried) that after a strong storm is a good time to try.03/08/2007 at 7:41 pm #8290
anyone planning on heading out this weekend? im considering it just depends on the03/08/2007 at 8:25 pm #8291
I might head out, but I find it hard to get excited about red cod or dogfish. I want to go for a dive (try for a few Butterfish maybe a moki), but have been fighting a weak cold for the last week.
The sea should be the best on the Saterday.03/08/2007 at 8:27 pm #8292
yea thats what im thinking aye03/08/2007 at 8:32 pm #8293
That is the reason i haven’t been fishing for the last month and i don’t plan on going untill maybe late spring when the kahawai and yellow eyed mullet come back. Then i have time to stock up on bait for summer.03/08/2007 at 8:33 pm #8294
although i would rather red cod to kaiwhai maybe to put in a fish pie of something i just dont really like the taste of kaiwhai much weather its smoked or03/08/2007 at 8:35 pm #8295
I find the best fishing related thing to do during the winter is to make up ‘rigs’ ready for summer. I often find myself ‘short’ of a couple of components that I think I need. I brought the components I need a couple of times then find I am missing a couple more.03/08/2007 at 8:36 pm #8296
yea i quite often use winter to sstock up to to say ion gear i find its cheaper sometimes03/08/2007 at 8:37 pm #8297
I rarely eat KY or Red cod. I might keep a couple of fish to use in pies but the rest get released.
I just find it fun playing them on 6lb line.03/08/2007 at 8:40 pm #8298
MiliWolf03/08/2007 at 8:44 pm #8299
Another bad thing i do is replace the line on all of my reels too often, sometimes after ive only used it for a few trips.03/08/2007 at 9:03 pm #8300
I like to buy all of my stuff in Bulk. In saying that I often get a bit worried in ‘buying bulk’ when I do not know the quality of the equipment. For that reason I normally avoid the very cheap ‘hooks’ which often appear on Trademe or in the warehouse (although I believe 1 of the brands of the warehouse hooks are a relabeling of a top US brand). I generally stick to brands I know are good like VMC, Owner, Mustard or Gamakatsu. Recently I manage to get bulk VMC hooks for dirt cheap which I am pleased about.
Found them in Rebel sports.
It was a pack which contained roughly.
30 circle 10/0 hooks
30 classic 10/0 hooks
15 24kg snap swiels.
all for less then $10. I brought both packs they had in stock. A similar quality hook normally costs around $0.60 each.
I own way to many hooks and other assorted tackle now that I think about it but I would slowly use it, but I would add to my collection faster then I would use it.03/08/2007 at 9:06 pm #8301
yea vmc are03/08/2007 at 9:07 pm #8302
Recently against my better judgement I spooled my best reel with a ‘cheap’ mono marketed by Kilwell. I thought ‘it could not be that bad but I was proved wrong. Part of me wants to change it now but I only used it once. The line might improve with use.
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