Have been out a couple of times over the last few days and like you SS no joy was at the tree this morning was surprised how dirty the water was fished till half tide in no joy.
Trawler working off shore funny how fickle this game is
went up the spit last evening a lot quieter than it has been only managed 3 and the bloke and his missus down from me got several conditions were nice after the wind dropped quite a few people about along the beach
went out with friend up the spit for afternoon evening fish conditions great not as many as the day before but we still managed a few he got 4 the first for the season i got a couple will head out later for another look
Fished down spit from taumutu lake finally closed had the best days fishing for years called it quits at 18 elle’s and 2 rig what a evening’s fish.fished 2 hrs before high till half out ,they were exclusively on squid no by catch crabs or lice reports fish all along beach Hipp be worth a look at cooper’s I reckon
Will post a couple of pics later
made it out last night fished around charteris bay managed a cracking 10kg female and had a couple of other big thumping takes but dropped them,know what y’re saying s/slayer those days of no by-catch only target fish hardly time to turn yr back on the rods LOL they will turn up alright
Fished taumutu from 5am wind finally eased didn’t touch a thing very dissapointing sea a little dirty but perfect for rig fresh crab cooked prawn squid tryed the lot ,rakaia high again perhaps there’s to much fresh water around ??who knows
Evening all ,fished this arvo evening at cooper’s conditions difficult couple doggies thats it ,how did you go S/S any joy yr end ,will try again in morning
I catch almost all my elle’s on squid followed by cooked prawn
Planning a trip to Bayleys this thursday evening weather and sea permitting be nice to get a elle or two.
Fished Taumutu off the white bridge from dawn till 09:30 conditions perfect managed only 1 doggie very dissapointing, beach had several elle’s heads at various places I’m guessing from the evening before,out again this evening off Smith’s road once again nothing ,heard reports of torpedoes scoring elle’s right at the end of there tow seems that…[Read more]
been chasing the bait abit lately Rakaia has been terrible over the last month ,had a very long spell of large ground swell southerlys ,been out surfcasting from between Smith’s rd all the way to the lake cut ,the other night between 6 rods the guys only caught a few doggies and several small grey boys,the high lite a skate of about 5kg,…[Read more]
Hi heres a few pics from when forum was down ,some rig that Tackles and I caught!!!
Been out over the last couple of days ,conditions perfect but alas no fish ,no crabs,lice or anything else for that matter
This is on behalf of Tackles Hack…………..the Grey Boy he got last week ………..wonder if this had anythig to do with the hoirrific injury he is now sporting
Went for a look this morning sea clean but heaps of bull kelp drifting every where pretty much unfishable ,pretty calm here now so maybe tomorrow
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