Simon

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 6 months ago

    how do i post pics here anyway? tried "upload attachment" but some kind of error message popped up! this damn computer doesn’t understand what i trying to do :?

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 6 months ago

    Fished Birdlings Flat today from about 3.30 to 6.30, slow at first, only a few doggies and a small schoolie. then, as the sun was setting, the rod doubled over and my sand spike turned into somewhat of a v-shape haha. The cheap reel didn’t give any line, so I rushed over and untightened the brake. Landed a 7’6” sevengiller about20-30 minutes…[Read more]

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 6 months ago

    I’ve read about a billfish who came in green and speared a woman in the boat through one of her implants :grin: Also seen pictures of a marlins bill sticking through the transom of a boat, and another one with two broken off sailfish bills lodged in its head. apparently they found the rest of them in its stomach…

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 6 months ago

    Does anyone know if the rays stick around during winter? I cant be bothered with hauling dogfish, but I dont want to give up fishing just yet….

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 7 months ago

    [quote="Miliwolf":74aewql7]Kekerengu might still be producing sevengillers in April…. [/quote:74aewql7]

    Ok, thanks. Will add that one to my options. still, the further north the warmer the water and the more sharks, right? as a rule of thumb i mean at that time of year… might even grab a flight to aussie somewhere, if there’s still some money…[Read more]

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 7 months ago

    Hi guys, haven’t been in here for a while. just caught up with your posts since december, seems like u had a fairly good summer fishing wise. I spent january up and down the eastcoast of australia, and february in hawaii. brought my two surfcasters, a smaller spinning rod and a 50 lbs big game outfit for the whole trip, but didn’t catch much. was…[Read more]

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 9 months ago

    tried birdlings flat for the first time today. nice place, but didn’t catch much. some doggies and a couple of carpet sharks. mullet and crabs for bait, the crab didn’t get any bites. no schoolies for some reason…

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 10 months ago

    Yakkaman

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 10 months ago

    [quote="Miliwolf":3ub633mr] I find that around late March is when the Red Cod return in number and I put my rods away[/quote:3ub633mr]

    ok thx. so what do u do from late march then? red cod isn’t very exciting… do u put yr rods away because the bigger fish are gone, or because red cod hit the baits before they get the chance to? and will…[Read more]

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 10 months ago

    will do. i’ll be in aussie in january, and will hopefully hook on to something decent. even bought a 24 kg standup outfit on trademe here the other day, and the largest hook i could find in fisherman’s loft haha. will probably have to rent a kayak or something to deploy the bait, or take it out with a baloon in offshore wind…. I know i’m not…[Read more]

  • Simon replied to the topic Latest Catches 2 in the forum Surfcasting 12 years, 10 months ago

    Hey guys, new here… in nz for a year, and trying to catch as big and as many as possible before i’m off to norway again… finally got my revenge over the rigs last night, caught 3 small ones from the pier. my first ones :) copying piermaster’s setup did the trick, thx andrew :wink: