So that makes me and fishforpot fuckwits for fishing in the competitions…..
Both competitions are fundraisers for the community and all staff are volunteers. The kaikoura competition is only once a year and 60 fish ain’t a hell of a lot of fish. None of the fish at kaikoura was going to go to waste as spectators are welcome to take the unwanted…[Read more]
Kaikoura competition was fairly quiet 170 odd rods with 60 fish weighed in.
1st – stingray 21.5kg
2nd – stingray 21.4kg (gutted!)
3rd – seven gill shark 13kg
There was 5 stingrays caught along with skate, dogfish, gurnard, kahawai and red cod
The guy that came first also came 3rd and 5th, he did well!
Strong southerly at times blowing 70kmh…[Read more]
Have caught plenty of them around the 5kg mark at birdlings flat, one night me and a mate did an overnight trip at birdlings flat and were plauged by them, sometimes we got two at once! they are just like big dead weights. Got most of them on large fish baits as they have quite large mouths, they also have a werid smell
Get yourself a $10 net from rebel sport add some sinkers and bait and use it off the pier you will get plenty and dont have to get wet, otherwise you can get another net/ pot and use it at the beach by wading out abit or go to southshore at lowtide and jsut through it out abit in the mouth. I usually use ox heart or sheep heart but chicken frames…[Read more]
just go and catch your own from the pier or southshore they are very easy! You can sometimes buy them from pakn save moorhouse or riccarton otherwise some fish shops have them, wainoni fish supply sometimes have them, but usually when you buy them they are quite large crabs and often fairly exspensive and often catch permitting
Fished pier with greg and zac last night. I got 7 rig biggest 16lb, greg got 1 rig 17lb and a kahawai, zac got a seven gill shark and a couple of rig too was pretty windy at first but did die down later on fished from 8pm till 4-30am ish
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