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Game fishing update 2011 - Waihau Bay

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Topic: Game fishing update 2011 - Waihau Bay
Posted By: Wahoo Woman
Subject: Game fishing update 2011 - Waihau Bay
Date Posted: 02 Dec 2010 at 12:37pm

Well everyone Christmas is just around the corner which also means so is the Game fishing season, here are a few threads for you all to use to make updates about whats happening in your local area.

Good luck and Tight lines to all for the upcoming season. Thumbs Up



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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 04 Dec 2010 at 7:23pm
Have noticed they removed the old post. As long as you fishers are keen ill try to keep you updated with latest from Waihau. Nothing to report yet but the temp is rising slowly. Check out the latest fishing news . Also watch out for Jan issue.
http://www.trophylures.co.nz/ - http://WWW.trophylures.co.nz


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Posted By: chris30385
Date Posted: 21 Dec 2010 at 2:30pm
Does anyone know the water temp out of Waihau. This weather must be giving it a burst.


Posted By: [email protected]
Date Posted: 21 Dec 2010 at 3:41pm
Immm, must be some news from down there already !  !

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 23 Dec 2010 at 12:59pm
Rana's legacy in 20deg off the hook. Hsd something reasonably heavy pull quite a bit of string. Suspect "yellowfin"??. Also got some 6kg or so snapper bott fishing. http://www.trophylures.co.nz/ - http://www.trophylures.co.nz

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Posted By: DrLurch
Date Posted: 30 Dec 2010 at 3:19pm
Ariki Tai Landed a 18kg Yellowfin This afternoon

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 30 Dec 2010 at 3:20pm
Yellowfin been weighed 18kg by Maree Mciver on Arikitai

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Posted By: JUST ANOTHER FISHERMAN
Date Posted: 30 Dec 2010 at 5:17pm
AWESOME>

Least we know there is one down there.


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Posted By: Merlin the marlin
Date Posted: 30 Dec 2010 at 11:49pm
There might be more tuna out there than you think.


Posted By: biggear
Date Posted: 31 Dec 2010 at 6:22am
On boxing day we had a pod of a few hundred dolphins and heaps of bait behind whale. No tuna gear of course but thats fishing.

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Posted By: ninja
Date Posted: 04 Jan 2011 at 9:09pm
hi guys
i got a strike today at 8 am off the back of scooner in 85 metres of water temp 20.8,we dropped it after 2 min looked like a nice fish , the lure was a trophy lure in pink/yellow/white i think they call it mauve bait fish with  T 7 in the head
 
we had only been trolling 10 min max ,i was still setting the lure pattern 
 
oh well there is all ways tomorow


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Posted By: Blue Asparagus
Date Posted: 04 Jan 2011 at 9:13pm
good stuff mate, one on is better than just seeing one

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 04 Jan 2011 at 11:29pm
Awsome stuff Nick onto it.

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 04 Jan 2011 at 11:52pm
Detour weighed 41 kg Bigeye.
Swy n mor weighed 5.46 mahi mahi


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Posted By: Tagit
Date Posted: 05 Jan 2011 at 12:04am
TL - keep the updates coming. Assuming the fish show up as usual we will have Tagit down there again at the end of Jan.


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 05 Jan 2011 at 3:40pm
Tagit - great stuff. By the sound of the commercial boy's on the radio the other night things may get hot here very soon.

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 05 Jan 2011 at 3:42pm
Detour & Swy n mor both landed Bigeye around 18-20Kg.
Insane landed Mahi Mahi.


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Posted By: Ratty
Date Posted: 05 Jan 2011 at 3:54pm
Cheers for the updates  Dereck!!!  Great hearing the boys are getting among them has Black n Black  been out there?


Posted By: the demon
Date Posted: 05 Jan 2011 at 8:02pm
Trophy ,has sid had that big bit of tin out there (reef runner) towing for blues?


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 06 Jan 2011 at 10:02pm
T D. He sure has.
 
Zircon Landed marlin awaiting details.


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Posted By: Sharkstail
Date Posted: 07 Jan 2011 at 7:54am
Run down the 1000 from white to the cape on 4th water temp got colder turned and run down to Amio bay temp got better. next day run down to whale on the 150 got 23.6 off whale only loads of albits loaded up at Astrolabe live KY on 37 Tiargra 80 16kg drag 3/4s line out upped drag to @ 24ish broke at chaffed spot morell of the story change line after puka fishing AyePinchCensored


Posted By: fitty
Date Posted: 07 Jan 2011 at 8:02am
sharktail, are you saying you hooked and lost a large marlin at astrolab yesterday?


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 07 Jan 2011 at 9:42pm
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Tania on Swy n mor weighed 5.46Kg    Trophy T7Evil


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Posted By: Tone E
Date Posted: 07 Jan 2011 at 11:30pm
Originally posted by Sharkstail Sharkstail wrote:

Run down the 1000 from white to the cape on 4th water temp got colder turned and run down to Amio bay temp got better. next day run down to whale on the 150 got 23.6 off whale only loads of albits loaded up at Astrolabe live KY on 37 Tiargra 80 16kg drag 3/4s line out upped drag to @ 24ish broke at chaffed spot morell of the story change line after puka fishing AyePinchCensored
moral of the story sharktail...if you've got 3/4 of your 80 lb line out you should be backing the drag off not upping itOuch


Posted By: ancient mariner
Date Posted: 08 Jan 2011 at 12:58am
Originally posted by Tone E Tone E wrote:

Originally posted by Sharkstail Sharkstail wrote:

Run down the 1000 from white to the cape on 4th water temp got colder turned and run down to Amio bay temp got better. next day run down to whale on the 150 got 23.6 off whale only loads of albits loaded up at Astrolabe live KY on 37 Tiargra 80 16kg drag 3/4s line out upped drag to @ 24ish broke at chaffed spot morell of the story change line after puka fishing AyePinchCensored


moral of the story sharktail...if you've got 3/4 of your 80 lb line out you should be backing the drag off not upping itOuch


Yep, big moral to learn right there!


Posted By: Sharkstail
Date Posted: 08 Jan 2011 at 7:11am
Thanks for imput guys I should no better!! was a real frieght train. Never seen what it was you only learn the hard wayWacko wont be doing that again. We should of run down the line with it and we were backing quietly on it cheers Baz


Posted By: Fishb8
Date Posted: 08 Jan 2011 at 7:44am
Diving forward, at an angle but only at a speed the angler can keep winding at.
I've had nearly 900 metres of 15 kg out and just in free-spool with thumb on spool!


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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 11 Jan 2011 at 8:16am
Detour boated shortbill spearfish yesterday

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 11 Jan 2011 at 1:27pm
Bcaus pulled hook on spearfish at the leader

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Posted By: Mcnuts 2
Date Posted: 11 Jan 2011 at 7:37pm
See you on Friday TT
 
Cheers Oceanside 2


Posted By: Bluewater5
Date Posted: 12 Jan 2011 at 7:57pm
How big was the spearfish Detour landed?


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 13 Jan 2011 at 9:53am
13.7kg

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 13 Jan 2011 at 10:06am


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Posted By: snapper14
Date Posted: 13 Jan 2011 at 2:03pm
did they get a tuna too??Confused

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Posted By: Blue Legend
Date Posted: 13 Jan 2011 at 2:05pm
Any Marlin landed down there yet?


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2011 at 12:14pm
Back in Black just dropped stripy at the boat Deb on the rod.

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Posted By: MMM
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2011 at 2:40pm
Was it on your new jet head lure? and where did they hook up?


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2011 at 7:26pm
T9 Gladiator not sure of pos yet.

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:19am
Oceanside II playing a marlin

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Posted By: mangre 2
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:54am

Hope things are starting to pick up for that part of the coast now



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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 11:16am
Oceanside II boated blue est 250

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Posted By: MMM
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 11:18am
Things started to fire up there (Waihau Bay) this time last yearClap.
Dam we can't be there until the 28th JanCry, hopefully the marlin will be nice and fat by the time we get there!!!!!


Posted By: MMM
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 11:25am
Well done McNuts 2, pin fish for the clubThumbs Up



Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 2:37pm

Oceanside II

Nathan O'Neil

bill less blue

316.3kg on 37

Trophy T7 Mauve Baitfish

 


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Posted By: mangre 2
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 2:39pm
Thats impressive

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Posted By: Mcnuts 2
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 3:01pm
Angler Nathan McNeil.
 
 
I have got the blues!!!.


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 3:59pm
Sorry for name mixup Nathan (Scotty)

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Posted By: Double Shot
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 4:19pm
Damn good fish congratsClap

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Posted By: Falco
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 6:49pm
Well done thats a horse!
 
Im sure Barry would be looking down loving that.


Posted By: the demon
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 7:51pm
Great catch guys, funny looking mount though lol,Was there other action out there during the day


Posted By: Uhunter
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 8:37pm
Good stuff Scotty that's awesome, set the bar high aye.


Posted By: alan syme
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 8:57pm
great fish, 

is there a story behind the missing bill?, any damage to the boat?


Posted By: Catchelot
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:06pm
Wow what a whopper, congrats to Nathan, what was the fight time and gory details?Clap

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Posted By: mangre 2
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:10pm
A boat NE of white had a fish on today, not surre of the details 1500m line

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Posted By: ARM
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:22pm

We off to waihau to catch marlin in Feb.Try to leave some blues for us beginners Wink



Posted By: Mrs Skippy
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:43pm

We are taking our 1 year old son fishing with us in Feb and would appreciate any tips on entertaining himSmile



Posted By: the demon
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:49pm
best left at home,good luck


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:56pm
Korina on RunawayKat boated yellow fin 36 something kg to confirm

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Posted By: Mcnuts 2
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 9:59pm
Have to start some where.
 
I hope all is well with you in Aussie.
 
Kings are on the bite as well.


Posted By: the demon
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 10:01pm
I dont think sid will smile till a blue is peeling wool !!!
 
 


Posted By: Mcnuts 2
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 10:02pm
Fish came up with Missing Bill. Longterm damage obviousley.
 
Looked like a 300kg spear fish.
 
No damage to boat,.


Posted By: Mcnuts 2
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2011 at 10:04pm
Fight time. 2 and a half hours.
 
Took around 900 mtrs on the first run. Then played stuburn to the boat.
 
The fish dug in for the last hour.
 
Good fight and good fun.


Posted By: ancient mariner
Date Posted: 16 Jan 2011 at 12:00am
Originally posted by falco falco wrote:

Well done thats a horse!
 

Im sure Barry would be looking down loving that.


With a rum and a cheeky grin.


Posted By: UHD
Date Posted: 16 Jan 2011 at 7:39am
well done scotty cant wait to hear the story this arvo


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 16 Jan 2011 at 8:03pm
Some talk about a stripey being leadered amongst the incident at Tk this morn yet to be confirmed.

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Posted By: Bigfishbob
Date Posted: 16 Jan 2011 at 10:11pm
Originally posted by TrophyLures TrophyLures wrote:

Some talk about a stripey being leadered amongst the incident at Tk this morn yet to be confirmed.
What Happened at TK?


Posted By: ninja
Date Posted: 17 Jan 2011 at 6:05pm
hay Derek those small tropy lures jet heads are killer on the big fat skippies around 6kg  we got 4 and they wouldent take any thing else in the small lure spread

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Posted By: seawolf
Date Posted: 17 Jan 2011 at 6:08pm
bigfishbob, a boat rolled over and drowned the guy trapped underneath. not good.


Posted By: snapper14
Date Posted: 17 Jan 2011 at 6:24pm

Not good is an understatement! Sympathies to family and anyone involved



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Posted By: Plasto
Date Posted: 17 Jan 2011 at 8:48pm
Nice Fish Mate!


Posted By: Bigfishbob
Date Posted: 17 Jan 2011 at 10:07pm
Originally posted by seawolf seawolf wrote:

bigfishbob, a boat rolled over and drowned the guy trapped underneath. not good.
Crikey that's terrible. Did I read correctly that somebody was saying it happened while the bloke was leadering a fish?
 
Seems that all the newspapers seem to have missed it?
 


Posted By: munta snapa hunta
Date Posted: 18 Jan 2011 at 10:08am
was a 62 year old Kawerau man pulling up his craypot, got hit by a wave at Kopua east of TK


Posted By: StripedMarlin101
Date Posted: 18 Jan 2011 at 10:24am
very sorry to hear that. my thoughts are with the family


Posted By: MrsMcNuts2
Date Posted: 18 Jan 2011 at 8:17pm
Good on ya! wish I was there Star


Posted By: Outram Nugget
Date Posted: 19 Jan 2011 at 7:53am
Wicked fish Scotty and Nath, will catch up with ya at Whakatane next week.  Shae


Posted By: MrsMcNuts2
Date Posted: 19 Jan 2011 at 8:09pm
Cheers Shae
 
Lets have a dozen or so at the fishing club.
 
Your on Waimari?


Posted By: Outram Nugget
Date Posted: 20 Jan 2011 at 7:53am
yes ill be with Tony on waimari, we will have a couple alright!


Posted By: Runaway Kat
Date Posted: 20 Jan 2011 at 9:10am
Korinas 34.6 Yellow Fin Tuna
Thought these were extinct


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Posted By: Tagit
Date Posted: 20 Jan 2011 at 10:11am
How did they get it out of the can in one piece? I thought that the only YFT arriving in NZ waters these days had already been 'processed' Ouch


Posted By: Fisherman jon
Date Posted: 20 Jan 2011 at 4:46pm
Yeah I reckon   the number of fuel hours for a Yellow Fin  these people should have the NZ record 

Congratulations and good on you


Posted By: Mcnuts 2
Date Posted: 20 Jan 2011 at 6:58pm

Great Fish Sid.

 
Cheers (Oceanside)


Posted By: Tzer
Date Posted: 25 Jan 2011 at 8:24pm
Derek any word from up your way lately, looking at being up that way around the 4-5th feb.


Posted By: obald
Date Posted: 25 Jan 2011 at 8:41pm
Ditto - bloody long way to come by sea for no fish

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Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 25 Jan 2011 at 8:44pm
Sea has been unfishable for a few days. Today been first opportunity for the boats to get back into it. Nothing to report however but albies and skippis.
Tomorrow???


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Posted By: Tzer
Date Posted: 25 Jan 2011 at 8:54pm
Originally posted by obald obald wrote:

Ditto - bloody long way to come by sea for no fish


Obald when are are you and the other ole timers planning to be down at Waihau


Posted By: obald
Date Posted: 25 Jan 2011 at 9:09pm
Plan is to leave AKL Friday afternoon and be off the Backbone by Sunday afternoon.

But that depeands on a) weather and if a) OK then b) there being some action worth covering 1000nm round trip for.


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Posted By: mangre 2
Date Posted: 25 Jan 2011 at 9:35pm
watch out for logs

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Posted By: dunnit
Date Posted: 26 Jan 2011 at 4:12pm
with cyclone wilma comming in i would be stayin home over the long weekend
http://www.metvuw.com/forecast/forecast1.php?type=rain&region=nzni&tim=84 - http://www.metvuw.com/forecast/forecast1.php?type=rain&region=nzni&tim=84


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 27 Jan 2011 at 12:11pm
Ian Philpott on his new boat Adrenalin on his way in with a Stripey to weigh.

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Posted By: MMM
Date Posted: 27 Jan 2011 at 12:18pm
About time, good one Ian and Deb.Clap
Drinks tonight at the lodgeWacko


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 27 Jan 2011 at 8:21pm
Adrenalin stripey 92.3kg
Sidewinder Mahi Mahi 5.4
Espree lost blue at leader and had 2 stipeys in the gear


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Posted By: Blue
Date Posted: 29 Jan 2011 at 1:00am
Good fish for the new boat Ian congrats



Posted By: obald
Date Posted: 29 Jan 2011 at 6:46am
I'm sorry to say that we won't be seeing Waihau this year. 

Original plan was to be leaving Great Mercury for White about now but Wilma has determined that I am sitting in Dairy Flat planning to leave Z Pier for points North in 24 hours time.

Never mind, there's always next year.


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Posted By: Fishb8
Date Posted: 29 Jan 2011 at 7:02am
Keep us posted, Obie!

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Posted By: Tzer
Date Posted: 29 Jan 2011 at 7:33am
Thats no good David was hoping to catch up with you's on the water later in the week but as you say there's always nxt year.
Then again the bueaty about a trailer boat is you dont have to rely on a good forcast to make the trip down by sea.


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 30 Jan 2011 at 10:31pm
Oceanside II 3 Mahi Mahi today
Another boat dropped stripey


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Posted By: Blue Asparagus
Date Posted: 30 Jan 2011 at 10:34pm
best you send me a few of your lures and I will run emfulltime, see how they goup here cause as youmaynot know marlin are different up hereLOL

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Posted By: snapper14
Date Posted: 31 Jan 2011 at 8:58am

the guy's on oceanside deserve their fish! They were leaving the camp at Whakatane as we towed in after the tournament was cancelled to head up to Waihau.

They certainly put in the hard yards!

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Posted By: seawolf
Date Posted: 31 Jan 2011 at 9:57am
they had some trophy lures in the club to show people the mauve baitfish that ocanside got there big blue on looks BEAUTIFUL and it catches fish!


Posted By: ExTrophy
Date Posted: 31 Jan 2011 at 10:56am
Which Marlin told you that BA

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