Carl

  • Carl replied to the topic Latest Catches 3 in the forum Surfcasting 11 years, 10 months ago

    Great catches Zac, you’re on a roll :grin:

    I no longer wash my fish in fresh water either, I learn’t my lesson after filleting some Kahawai/Gurnard and washing the fillets under the tap before putting them in the fridge. The next day they looked aweful, like a slime coating?? I didn’t bother cooking them after that. I have tank water so it can’t be…[Read more]

  • Carl replied to the topic Forum Comp in the forum Surfcasting 12 years ago

    How about something like most species?? Takes a bit more skill than throwing out a big heave and leave bait.

  • Carl replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 3 months ago

    Sorry mate, I thought you were after some after crab hunting spots.
    In saying that it’s probebly worth a Rig fish there too.

  • Carl replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 3 months ago

    [quote:2vf3gjc8]Getting sick of fishing at the salty trying to catch crabs. Would be good being able to try a few different locations.[/quote:2vf3gjc8]

    Hi Mili, have you tried in the Sounds or Port Underwood. I’d imagine the sheltered sandy bays would hold good numbers of crabs :)
    I went out for a Rig fish a little over a week ago between…[Read more]

  • Carl replied to the topic Winter Fishing in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 4 months ago

    [quote:1msw17th]At this time of year people catch Elephant fish in Wellington harbor, Port Underwood is directly opposite wellington harbor. If they are in wellington harbor at this time of year, they might also be in Port Underwood.

    Pretty interesting theory, both Welly harbour and Port Underwood face directly south too. We have Ele’s in the…[Read more]

  • Carl replied to the topic Rig Rigs 🙂 in the forum Surfcasting 13 years ago

    I like the same set up as Mili, pulley rigs are good at stopping them rolling up and busting off. I think fresh or fresh frozen crab is the best bait, half or whole. You’re Solaris will handle casting whole crabs easy if you use an appropriate sized sinker (I like 4oz).
    It pays to keep your rods wide apart when targeting biggies, rig over 15kg can…[Read more]