Blue water within easy paddle reach of Rawhiti

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Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:06 pm

Was paddling out the back of Urupukapuka yesterday on one of my RatRuns. Crystal Blue and baitballs only a km off the island.
Some good solid whacks on stinky 7" Gulps, but not enough glue on the hooks unfortunately. Had no chance stopping the two that did stick. :lol:
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Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:43 am

Wow Nice! :y:

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Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:18 am

Nice. The blue water around Whangarei was 21.5 and the horrible green stuff was 22.5!

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Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:50 am

Good stuff !
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