Army Bay 20 Feb

Go on then, tell us your stories...
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Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:54 pm

First TR

Had the day off so decided to hit rangi channel at 6am. After 6 snapper decided to call it a day.

After cleaning the kayak and resting up over lunch i decided to head up to army bay for the second sesh of the day. Wasn't very pleasant with fairly strong winds.

Hooked up to what I thought was going to be my trophy snapper and got the thing close to the yak. Without seeing colour it saw me and peeled line off my poor little stradic 4000 ci4+ and softbait rod.

After 20-30mins of slowly gaining line the fish surfaces and it's a 9kgs 91cm kingfish. Grab it by the tail and lift it over my legs. Realising I didn't have a knife I called over a bloke on a jetski and borrowed his to iki the fish then put it on ice.

Caught using 3/8 Oz Jighead and zman curly tail softbait!

After that battle I decided to call it a day. Yak kingfish Virgin no more.
The fish

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:27 pm

Wow, what an awesome feast! Sounds like an epic day out there :rock: :rock:

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:36 pm

Well done! What an awesome day's fishing

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:42 pm

Sweet mate .. Well done !

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:32 pm

Great day. Well done

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:37 pm

what a result. congratulations. :beer:
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Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:09 pm

Great way to start.!

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Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:33 am

Buy that man a beer!! Top effort :clap:

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Thu Feb 25, 2016 1:46 pm

Your photos just made me really hungry, yum !

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Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:19 pm

Bloody nice feeds there!
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Thu Feb 25, 2016 5:41 pm

Great result on the water and some culinary skills as well I see [WINKING FACE]

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