Easter Weekend

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Epicskwid
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Joined: Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:20 pm
Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: ProFish 400 Lite
Location: Napier

Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:58 am

Bit of an update for you all out there. TA was the choice for the weekend and around 7 kayakers made there way out from the beach. Everyone caught some nice Snapper, Trevally, Kahawai and there was even a Kingie caught. I spent my morning trying straylining for the first time and began to hook onto some proper autumn snapper. the best being 4.7kg 65cm with a bunch more in the 10 pound range. I put two back over 60 cm and only kept 4 as there was so much meat on each of them. My mate i took out who was over from AUS cleaned me up with a 5.02kg Snapper on the last bait go figure ... :rofl: Also have to report the spinies :devil: are on there way in we caught 4.
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Viking ProFish 400 Lite
Kayak PB's
15.1kg Yellowtail Kingfish - Tongoio Beach
6.21kg Snapper - Tongoio Beach
3.20kg Kahawai - Napier Port
2.20kg Blue Cod- Tata Beach Golden Bay
2.15kg Trevally - Taylors Bay Mahia
2.10kg John Dory Taranaki Port
1.30kg Tarakihi - Whangawehi Mahia
1.10kg Gurnard - Okiwi Bay
Est 20kg Thresher Shark - Urenui Beach

RJ
Posts: 787
Joined: Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:11 am
Kayak Make: ocean kayak
Kayak Model: ultra 4.7
Location: Napier

Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:05 pm

Nice looking fish Blair :clap:

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