Pikowai 31st Jan

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Thrasher
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Fri Feb 05, 2016 6:36 am

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Hi all, been trolling this site for a while now so thought I should get my A into G and start submitting. Stayed down at pikowai for the long weekend, sea was pretty dodgy but I managed to get out for a quick fish on sunday around lunchtime while the tide was high. Went out to around 11m and was into fish straight away. Got 5 snapper in about an hour, enough to feed 3 families back at camp.

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Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:36 am

Nice catch Thrasher!

And welcome to the site.
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GreenMamba
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Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:21 am

Welcome Thrasher.

That looks like a great spot to camp. I loved driving that stretch of road when we passed through there a few years back. Must be fun getting through the surf!

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Ruff as Gutts
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Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:53 pm

Shot bud! The size of the swell was definitely out of my comfort zone :?: There would have been a few jealous surfcasters with the comp being on :lol:

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riverboater
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Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:58 pm

It looked good on Saturday at high tide when I was driving past on the way to the jetsprints. Good sets with a lull between, timing required tho. Well done getting a feed.

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