Mussel farm

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CLW62
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:36 pm

Hi there, i have dusted off my kayak, fitted some new bits and bobs, im looking at the mussel farms for a day out. Could someone tell me where abouts is the best place to launch kayak.

Cheers Craig

peteatkina
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Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:27 am

15min paddle from tata beach to spat farm (this mornings mish)or 6km paddle from stevens bay to mussel farm. could go direct from kumeras(staple st) but very tidal launch. might be keen... find me on facebook Tasman yak fishers :rock:

CLW62
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Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:35 pm

Cheers Peteatkina, will be going out over the easter break as im NOT WORKING FOR ONCE :y: :rock: :rock:

peteatkina
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Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:54 pm

awesome. good to get a break
caught a nice snapper this morning..... :lol:
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CLW62
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Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:22 pm

What on earth is that ?

Tata beach is that over the other side of Takaha Hill?

peteatkina
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Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:54 am

Monkfish.... apparently delish.... released.... :D

Yeah tata is just past pohara.. 70min from mot... turns into a 12hr day tho...couple hrs driving couple hours of cake n coffee n a bit of fishing... fish were mostly under 40cm n boat traffic chaotic from 9-11am. Pretty scenic tho. Harbour master was on patrol informing idiots of.........Good to see at a swimming beach.
Mot mussel farm is huge! I hear far rhs(north east) is good at the moment. Add 20min to paddle...
Rest, chores, and replace leaders today.
Fishing tomora n monday :clap:

CLW62
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Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:01 pm

got a couple of leaders to replace myself, thanks to some rocks..mussel farm from stephens monday for me i think..weather dependent.

peteatkina
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Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:33 pm

forcast rain in buckets n breeze in morning... will try kina mon arvo.

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