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That’s good fishing Pcj, nice fish. On real baits I assume. Can’t beat old school ways.
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Originally posted by shaneg shaneg wrote:

That’s good fishing Pcj, nice fish. On real baits I assume. Can’t beat old school ways.
mullet and jahawai.family day out so kept it simple.
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That's the way PCJ!
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Well the fishing was full on east coast coromandel.drifting in 20-8 mtres. all around 40 -50cm. with a few stonkers that ran and hard to stop and when i had them under control they would bite throw the 60 lb trace. 1 35lber was court and released a few days earlier, came across a work up the area of a acre, with beauties under it. fish in great condition. its all on.
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Well what can I say ?? Yeah gentleman's hrs of 8.00am on the water,9.30 high. Tried Ponui Farms for throw backs. out in the middle of firth ,1/2 way to waimati island ,drift and still throw backs then a few sharks. Presume sharks as our little 6000 shimano bait runners werent stopping them, spoiled of 300m each then snap goes the trace. Rerig and same again.**** this, down to middle farm between coro and kkb,more gear lost but managed to get one along side. Hammerhead of around 4ft,then Thomas is on with something good,yep under size king,his first,gut hooked and cut trace without lifting from water,more undersize snapper,by now 11.30 and tide running nicely so back to kkb 16m mark,within seconds both had hammers on again,tail wrapped little 3ft ones,Hmm in to real shallow water,4m off ramp and more bloody hammers,one aprox 6ft and greyish compared to brown ones we seen earlir,got this one to boat after a battle and had to cut trace,could see line somehow got in a gap in teeth.     Seem to be able to get sharks 1/2 way up from depth before they realised hooked then they were like freight trains.   Did our good deed at ramp as child fell in and cuts from oysters so gave parents first aid kit, waited while boy sorted. Lucky no stitches required.. Roll on next Saturday.
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Out today to Waimate island farms.5.30am start fishing for 1 legal snapper and a bloody shark of some description,rat kings hanging around,nephew left bait dangling in water and rod leaning against coaming,byebye rod as kimgi grabbed bait while matt attending to shark. moved around a bit.4 different places finally got limit of snapper.nothing big.ranging 34 to 40cm.Se was up going out then dropped to nil and fast trip home. Roll on Sunday week.
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We have been enjoying the Bay of Islands last year then spent a few weeks over Christmas pulling in some gurnard and blue cod for a change.
But it has been a pleasure to get the little Surtees back onto home waters and our favourite haunt around the Sargent Channel.
We had a slow day last Saturday but gradually accumulated 5 keepers, mainly on sliders with strips of salted kahawai and barracouta. Luckily my wife was on forn as she pulled in four of them. We met up with Far Quirk out there and had a nice chat on the high seas. 

Today we tried an afternoon fish for a change and headed out to just look around and see what we could find. We picked up some live jack macs at our usual spot just in case there were any kingies around then spotted some birds mooching around over by Motuihi. There were few kahawai, but under the birds were masses of baitfish. "Find the birds, find the bait, find the fish" worked this time and we had a hot soft bait session ending up with 12 keepers including 45 and 47cm beauties. The sabiki rod also picked up a nice trev. Zman smoky shads did the most damage. 
The live bait in the tank came home to be converted to berley.
Nice relaxed launch and retrieve at Bucklands Beach.  It's nice to be home.

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Where to start?? Midnight at work with a midday finish,race home get boat and hit KKB by 1.30.Where to go?? not sw as predictated but se ,so off to Kaiaua farms. Nothing big, 34 to 38 with 4  x 45cm deemed for a Sunday smoke. 2 hrs had 14 so home as the wind swing sw. There goes the nice ride home. Noticed lots of boats moving around,we just stayed in one spot,no burley no sharks.
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Out again same place same time.Yep another after work trip today. Out to Kaiaua farm 2hrs 14 snapper and lost a few in the ropes nothing big .36 to 42cm.Another quick trip.Then disaster struck on way home. The axle had rust and not picked at wof,bent up wards in clevedon,so towing home by truck sunday morningDisapprove Once home will look at get axle made up.But wife been looking around and 4k seems to the going price for new. Anyone have a preference??
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Sounds like you need to buy a whole new trailer.
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Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

Sounds like you need to buy a whole new trailer.
yes will be looking tomorrow.
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I saw that little orange boat parked in Clevedon, wondered if it was yours.
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Originally posted by kitno kitno wrote:

I saw that little orange boat parked in Clevedon, wondered if it was yours.
Hopefully still there,removed all gear that was removable except vhf/stereo.

Talking to Nephew and they struggled to find fish over coromandel,10hrs and 5 between 3 of them.
Found Kaiaua can be hit n miss,usually miss but last 2 trips have gone well,since pumping out all the valvoline oil from tank and replaced with mercs oil motor is running exceptionally well.

Going out soon to meet tow truck so once home remove boat and start the buyingloking round. Currently sts on a  2004 voyager trailer so not a new . Might get a axle made up then sell as no rust in frame.
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Finally got it home(trailer) not in too bad a nic for 2004 might get a new axle made and fit new bearings and should be good to go,
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