Salmon Season 2013 – 2014

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  • #24748
    151
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    3 south side, 3 north side mak mouth

    #24749
    yellowfin
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    Bag limit today.
    13.8 and 14.1lb.
    Dunedin harbour basin.

    #24750
    burkefish
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    well done great. see the size is increasing.

    #24751
    burkefish
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    waimak fishing comp 22nd march, $4000 in prizes. entry $20 adults, $15 salmon anglers members, junior under 16 free. entry forms and conditions salmon anglers web site or hunting and fishing shops , complete angler, blackwells kaiapoi, camp at kairaki.

    #24752
    yellowfin
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    Opinions please… Flurocarbon leader when using braid, a must, a maybe etc? Struggling with uniknot catching slightly in the last guide when casting. No helping me get off the mark! Ha

    #24753
    yellowfin
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    Landed this little wee girl this am Rakaia mouth thought it was a kawhai until it was in the shallows,10.5LB
    not a lot of fish around this year!

    #24755
    yellowfin
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    I dont use braid myself Sam but I have seen quite a few people who do, have no leader and use a Palomar knot to tie directly onto lures

    #24756
    Zeddie
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    Any fish this morning at mackies?? Was thinking tonight ? :grin:

    #24757
    kbel
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    I think about 10 caught this morning till about noon.They were spread all over,some in boats some on rocks one in paticular on the point was landed and the guys there ya-ho’d and cheered out so loudly for the lucky guy,it could be heard from the bottom end.

    #24758
    yellowfin
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    Good stuff with fish at mackies! Might have a look tonight.
    KeTo – thanks for the feedback mate, will try that knot out for sure, anything to increase my chances of success!

    #24759
    burkefish
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    13 around macintoshes to 2pm, 3 on boats 2 on point. I was the one cheered I think don’t really know too focused on the fish as I finally landed one after losing 3 last week, they have been giving me a hard time about it offering to buy my new rod etc. it was just over 11 lb.

    #24762
    yellowfin
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    Awesome Larry! Well done! Sounds like good numbers today.
    Hopefully they around later in the week after work?

    #24763
    nickthechippie
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    Good on you burkefish. I had my first experience at macs on Saturday 5am-11.30am and there were about 9 caught up till then. 2 caught next to me, 1 hooked right in front of my feet!and my zeddie was right behind percies when he got it!dammit im still tryin to get my first,been tryin 4 years(2years seriously). apparently nothing ever gets caught before first light?but in other areas I have lost them in the dark? these bloody salmon are weird man. Such a shame the forecast rain may not come next week. Anyway it was nice to see fish about for a change.

    #24764
    nickthechippie
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    has anyone caught fish in clear water tying braid direct to lures?

    #24766
    jamie
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    liamg8nz

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