condition factor

Section for the discussion of freshwater fishing from your kayak
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kea999
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Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:37 pm

Not a trout expert but caught a few fish the other day that were some of the best conditioned trout that ive caught according to an online chart , 62 - 59 - 59 - and the worst 53 there seems to be loads of smelt on this particular lake .
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paddlesnap
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Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:51 pm

Nice , what lake ? :)

Those the lengths or condition factors ?
Used to calling them in Lbs and 4 lbers were a great catch in the Tuki Tuki

kea999
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Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:46 pm

Rotomahana again 2 hrs plus to get there from tarawera . Only short fish length wise 450- 480 mm but mostly very well fed , the trout ive caught in okatina and tarawera lately have been average at best

paddlesnap
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Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:17 pm

Good stuff , must get back down to Waikaremoana and that soon , brilliant paddling the lakes and rivers for a change.

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Ruff as Gutts
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Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:45 pm

Wow fat lil buggers! Do you know how rotoiti is fishing??

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