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10/02/2016 in Saltwater reports
The inshore fishing is very patchy and the water is very warm (23C) in places around the Gulf which will keep the snapper spawning. My best suggestion would be to aim for some current! Tamaki Straight especially the area ...(read more)
07/02/2016 in Saltwater reports
January can be a difficult month to fish and some times the fish size and numbers can be down with the amount of fishing pressure. This year the fishing in January for us was the complete opposite!(read more)
28/01/2016 in Saltwater reports
We have been mostly bait fishing on the anchor recently. The reason being that the vast snapper schools that are furiously spawning at the moment seem to prefer ,,,,,,(read more)
20/01/2016 in Saltwater reports
Snapper to 50cm are being caught in the harbour, it's simply a matter of moving around to find them. Look for structure in the channels or simply on the edges of the channels just as they start to rise up onto the banks...(read more)
19/01/2016 in Saltwater reports
Well what a start to the year. Kingfish seem to be on the bite where ever we go! The deep pins are fishing well and we have had some good days catching and releasing over 20 fish per day...(read more)
14/01/2016 in Saltwater reports
An interesting summer of snapper fishing in progress. There are localised areas holding snapper schools and large barren areas in between.(read more)
20/12/2015 in Saltwater reports
Merry Christmas everyone! The water has warmed to that magical 18.5C which triggers the snapper in the Hauraki Gulf to spawn. They have been congregating in large schools during spring and feeding up for this annual occasion....(read more)
18/12/2015 in Saltwater reports
This week fishing continues to be productive in Coromandel and in particular the western side especially where the snapper are plentiful so it's looking good for the Christmas hols folks....(read more)
05/12/2015 in Freshwater reports
Well summer is officially upon us and the rain is falling ad the sun has disappeared for a moment.(read more)