Typical wild and changeable weather means you really need to pick your day currently. However, when those winds abate the snapper are surprisingly accommodating, and with the right approach, fresh snapper is on the menu.
The snapper are lethargic in their bite a lot of the time now – so take their hint and slow your lures, jigs and soft-bait action right down. Make your offerings easier to stalk and eat for those less-aggressive fish.
There has been lots of inner area action between Whangaparaoa Peninsula and Rangitoto, and still some good steady drift fishing out from the Noises, Ahaas and across the top of Waiheke – there is no need to go far to catch dinner.
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