New from Hawkes bay/BOP

Introduce yourself and may be find a fishing buddy or two...
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Fisho91
Posts: 36
Joined: Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:36 pm
Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: Profiseh 400
Location: Hawkes Bay

Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:04 pm

Hey

Jake here, 25 and live in hastings
Not new to fishing but new to kayak fishing
Not long purchased a profish 400
Been to a few lakes on it so far and it's done me very well with some nice fish to blood it
About to get into a bit of sea fishing once i fit it out a bit as it's only how it come from the factory (well set up I must admit)
I fish the lakes in taupo and rotorua and have family in the mount
and will be heading up there fishing a lot in the near future.
Always keen to met like minded people that enjoy th outdoors like I do...

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RJ
Posts: 768
Joined: Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:11 am
Kayak Make: ocean kayak
Kayak Model: ultra 4.7
Location: Napier

Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:53 pm

Welcome to the forum Jake

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Epicskwid
Posts: 755
Joined: Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:20 pm
Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: ProFish 400 Lite
Location: Napier-Hastings

Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:37 pm

Welcome Jake,
We have a small dedicated group of kayakers from hawke's bay .
feel free to check out the hawkes bay section of the reigons forum . theres some good information about the fishing and some other things.
looking foward to seeing what you catch :y:
Viking ProFish 400 Lite
Catch 290 [Retired]

Kayak PB's
2.2kg Blue Cod- Golden Bay
1.2kg Gurnard - Okiwi Bay
1.7kg Snapper - Clifton
1.3kg John Dory - New Plymouth Port
3.2kg Kahawai - Hawkes Bay Port
2.1kg Trevally - Taylors Bay Mahia
35cm Tarakihi - Whangawehi Mahia

Accident Prone
Posts: 11
Joined: Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:52 pm
Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: Reload
Location: Rotorua

Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:21 pm

Hi Jake,

I live in Rotorua and fish the lakes a fair bit over summer when the fishing is good. Your welcome to join us sometime, also keen to get out on the salty stuff maybe around Matata-Whakatane area.

Cheers,
Josh

yak64
Posts: 449
Joined: Sun May 04, 2014 9:12 pm
Kayak Make: Ocean kayak
Kayak Model: Prowler 4.3
VHF Call Sign: ZME2628
Location: Haumoana

Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:42 pm

Welcome Jake feel free to join us for a fish. Plenty of people around here willing to help out with knowledge advice etc.... Cheers bruce

Fisho91
Posts: 36
Joined: Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:36 pm
Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: Profiseh 400
Location: Hawkes Bay

Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:09 pm

Heading up to rotorua on the 1st of Dec with the Mrs and her young fella, could met up at rotoiti for a fish at some stage if your keen? Taking up a caravan. can you recommend a good campground around the lake?

Going to shoot up the mount to have a crack 1st some snapper on the same trip too

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