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by peteatkina
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Suitable leader strength for '80lb' braid?
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: Suitable leader strength for '80lb' braid?

im guessing thats for using in the boat mike.... definetly 100lb+ around cable bay rocks but could drop a little if out in the bay
got a spool of 200lb that i bought on sale for $5. damn price sticker was covering the olb n thought it was 20.... :swear:
nice birthday present bro
by peteatkina
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Trying to understand the unique advantages of yak fishing.
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: Trying to understand the unique advantages of yak fishing.

Ive dropped back to small reel/rod combos. rarely fish deeper than 15m so dont need capacity, and as you point out the yak races off once the drags tightened keeping you within 50m generally. Would be handy though to have more stopping power for kingis, if they were diving for structure directly und...
by peteatkina
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: clearance sale (all sold)
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: clearance sale

twobarefeet wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:10 am
Any pics of the profish?
sorry no longer for sale
by peteatkina
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: clearance sale (all sold)
Replies: 3
Views: 272

clearance sale (all sold)

Due to the complexities of life im forced to sell the below. All used. Prefer pick up in Motueka but im occasionally in Nelson. Pm or txt 0210327116 rods Shakespeare ugly stick gold 3m 6-10kg (surf) $30 SOLD Shimano spectrum 8' 8-12kg (spin) $20 SOLD Shimano aquatip 7' 10-15kg (boat) $50 SOLD Shiman...
by peteatkina
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Anyone catching?
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Anyone catching?

cumbrian lad - rumours (im still off the water) kina 15m for brim or 6m high tide for kings, lots of qualtity ky mussel farm - lotsa rats but the odd larger model, mostly jigs. good eating snaps real early n real late boulder bank - lotsa kings in the morning trolling mot wharf - masses of bait n ki...
by peteatkina
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tongoio Kingfish Madness
Replies: 24
Views: 1086

Re: Tongoio Kingfish Madness

slaying it bro! tuna or xl snaps next!!! :clap:
by peteatkina
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: WTB a wheel!!
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: WTB a wheel!!

yup. tyres shredded but hub looks fine. in mot tho. pm me
by peteatkina
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Some tips
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: Some tips

mikes right about wainui. give them plenty of room if theyre harvesting spat. also around tata islands can be fishy. not too close or its all spotties n juv cod. have had some joy between the two but 100m out off the obvious reefs. definetly predawn n after dusk. take lights! and if all fails go for...
by peteatkina
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Pilchards versus Anchovies
Replies: 15
Views: 789

Re: Pilchards versus Anchovies

hey johnnyr how did the chovies work for you? i hear reports of nice fishing over your way. if on the drift i often put a softy out the back. seems to catch its share of fish. definetly worth using secret sauce or some additive to boost the appeal tho. i prefer the smaller 3-4" versions with plenty ...
by peteatkina
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Pilchards versus Anchovies
Replies: 15
Views: 789

Re: Pilchards versus Anchovies

love chovies. theres something about the size n oily goodness that turns fish on. great way to start a session then flick over to pilchards or squid or ky to keep the pickers at bay. bait quality has been an issue this summer, with mushy chovies n pink squid being common. if not burlying i chuck han...
by peteatkina
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Otago Region
Topic: safe remote places on South Island for something between beginner & intermediate
Replies: 4
Views: 356

Re: safe remote places on South Island for something between beginner & intermediate

Nelson lakes/st arnaud?
marlborough sounds?
Both can be windy.
Both places I would like to do multi day fishing trips/explore
by peteatkina
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Members
Topic: Nelson Newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: Nelson Newbie

pm mullett or try n find a yakker called patrick. hes ex south africa n slays the odd 20lber
by peteatkina
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newbie Rod and reel setups (Nelson)
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Re: Newbie Rod and reel setups (Nelson)

im running pretty light gear due to lack of huge fish i catch. k-labs >20lb rod with stradic 4000 14lb braid (softbaits n microjigs or casting lures) okuma 10-15kg rod with a casitas 151hg low profile baitcaster 20lb braid. (live baiting setup) will upgrade reel to higher drag specs one day daiwa ta...
by peteatkina
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Kingi
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Kingi

EDIT: I see you've now deleted your previous post, as well as editing the original pic and text :^) Being "a Moderator" had nothing to do with my comment on the fish, would've made the same observations regardless of user status.. Moving on.... HLD thats a fair call hld. i didnt notice thumbs in gi...
by peteatkina
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Kingi
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Kingi

nice bro. landbased counts for double pts. triple pts for releasing it. been stuck at home lately but tangaroa (and 'otha fulla') willing will be out friday. ridiculous amounts of kings around at the moment. watched them busting up baitfish down at mot wharf on monday. plenty in the inlet just west ...
by peteatkina
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Cable Bay of recent
Replies: 25
Views: 1195

Re: Cable Bay of recent

Went out to kina last night. And the temp on fish finder was 23 Pete. Like a warm bath on my legs. Heaps of small snapper about getting then on jig and bait prob caught about 15 and kept 2. Great fun. once the water goes past 18/19 i find bigger snapper are out 14m+. just too warm n lacking oxygen?...
by peteatkina
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Cable Bay of recent
Replies: 25
Views: 1195

Re: Cable Bay of recent

yeah mot based. when ive got a car mostly fish between ruby n patons rock (GB) with the occasional dabble at cable fair enough not liking kingi. i love the wings smoked. not a fan of snapper or cod, so they go to the extended whanau. love kahawai but gurnard will always be number one for munching. w...
by peteatkina
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Cable Bay of recent
Replies: 25
Views: 1195

Re: Cable Bay of recent

Ranson_3dm nice bro your slaying it. Always wanted to try blind channel area but bit far to drive. Did an overnighter at jacketts. launched next to mot marina n drifted down to the bach. popped out semi early sunday morn n met up with 'otha fulla'. It was really quiet fish wise, if you discount the ...
by peteatkina
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Cable Bay of recent
Replies: 25
Views: 1195

Re: Cable Bay of recent

keen as a kingi chasing a mack... but carless at the moment.
will be staying out at jacketts island over the weekend, so definetly be floating about somewhere.
if ya rod buckles over, reel starts screaming, disconnect ya anchor n enjoy the ride. good luck
by peteatkina
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: G'day from Nelson
Replies: 7
Views: 458

Re: G'day from Nelson

welcome to the forum, nelson, and the best weather in the country