- 12/02/2011 at 8:46 am #7001daveParticipant
looks like im going down there for a fishing trip in a fortnight,been talked into it, we have our own huntsman crusader and a doc place to stay in, what should i expect to catch and is it any good down there..
cheers dave12/02/2011 at 9:52 am #17565yellowfinParticipant
oh it is amazing. Expect to catch things from tope-doggys-red cod-blue cod-moki-tarakihi-trumpeter all from shore-wrasse mullet spotties all kinda of fish. but use blue cod for bait and ull be right26/02/2011 at 9:00 am #17805TrumpyParticipant
You make it sound like such a chore.
When I got my Commercial chopper licence a couple of months back, we (missus and I) took a flight down there from Invercargill.
Lovely place, great people, although you might want to save up for buying things at the shops there, no McD’s, but they do have a service where they will batter any seafood you catch, to your taste.
Honestly, I wouldn’t mind living there, of course it wasn’t the middle of winter either.
Guy I met there, Pete, said it is the be all and end all of shark fishing, he said that if you can haul it in without losing an arm or a leg, it’s yours!
Last guy that caught a shark there got pulled back into the sea, they haven’t seen him since, so the story goes.
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