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The weather window was generally good enabling anyone to go wide chasing work ups from Kawau to the Coromandel with some interesting results. From those I have spoken to there were long periods of slow fishing on either bait or lures which didn’t surprise me due to the moon phase and wind chill factor...(read more)
The spring workups are still going strong and seem to be concentrated in 2 areas at the moment (the mammals are spending about a week at a time in one area then moving as the bait is devoured)...(read more)
Snapper - on stick-baits! Had a great time out fishing stick-baits and softies with Daniel de Jong and TV show Fishing and Adventure host Scott Parry yesterday...(read more)
Most of the kingfish being caught are caught on slow jigs fishing from 20 mters to 60 metres and snapper in 40-50 meters...(read more)
Could this be a bumper season coming up? I was really wondering about what I have learned about fishing over the years with a couple of things I heard and saw over the weekend.(read more)
We have been drifting up to 300mtrs down the exhaust/burly of workups and catching good snapper all the way then coming back to repeat over and over again without disturbing it.(read more)
A catch of solid snapper and gurnard from 55m off the west coast in October, with some scallops from the harbour on the way back in.(read more)
If you need a fishing fix but don’t have all day there are still good numbers of snapper lurking around the rocks and kelp beds of Rangitoto and Motutapu, all you need to the wind and tide heading in the same direction ground bait and burly.(read more)
The South Coast is still producing a few spotted sharks and good numbers of red cod and kahawai that are gorging themselves on runs of whitebait(read more)