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by peteatkina
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Monster PB Snapper and Gurnard
Replies: 10
Views: 1207

Re: Monster PB Snapper and Gurnard

Geez mate.... thats a bit of a step up from that first at kaiteri many years ago.... i remember this little amped as MF telling me how awesome the fishing is everywhere except home...the bays crap, over fished, no snapper...
looks pretty shite... good to see you getting rewarded!!!
by peteatkina
Wed May 29, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Loading kayak on car...
Replies: 12
Views: 1322

Re: Loading kayak on car...

Ive got one of those wind deflector/brake light things above my cars backdoor. Thought it was there to load my yak..... Easy as, lift nose onto plastic/flexi/brake thing slide yak up onto racks... Its got a few scratches but my backs feeling good :lol:
by peteatkina
Tue May 07, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sullivans Bay - Sat morning 04/05 - including paddle boarder!
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: Sullivans Bay - Sat morning 04/05 - including paddle boarder!

Read the title and thought you had caught a PB..... :lol:
by peteatkina
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Mussel farm
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Re: Mussel farm

forcast rain in buckets n breeze in morning... will try kina mon arvo.
by peteatkina
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Mussel farm
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Re: Mussel farm

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 wa...
by peteatkina
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Mussel farm
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Re: Mussel farm

awesome. good to get a break
caught a nice snapper this morning..... :lol:
by peteatkina
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Mussel farm
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Re: Mussel farm

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:
by peteatkina
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone use the front hatch on the Profish 400?
Replies: 2
Views: 470

Re: Anyone use the front hatch on the Profish 400?

I put my battery in front hatch... Also use it for dry clothes (in winter on day trips) in a dry bag and handy for the gas cooker n coffee ;)
by peteatkina
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fish by tides of by light, what’s your opinion
Replies: 8
Views: 854

Re: Fish by tides of by light, what’s your opinion

Predawn.... stupid oclock launch if i want to catch fish. fish seem to go off the bite once the sun lights the sky. evenings.....that last hour of light is magic anytime its calm.... sometimes im just going fishing/exploring/paddling Landbased I always prefered incoming to high tide but prefer the f...
by peteatkina
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: 3/20 4/20
Replies: 0
Views: 672

3/20 4/20

3/20 Fishermans island.... first solo trip of any length for a couple of years so was kinda excited at what may come. so not a new spot but predawn launch on the sat am. 40 min paddle with a nice offshore and no chop. sunrise before I got there showed I was late. ff had been pretty quiet on the trip...
by peteatkina
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Profish 35?
Replies: 1
Views: 320

Re: Profish 35?

Was very tempted but got a second hand 400. would love to try one or hear reports too! :y:
by peteatkina
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Members
Topic: New Nelson Kayaker
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Re: New Nelson Kayaker

Welcome to the bay of many snapper.
Depending on weather the following are common launch spots
cable/delaware bay
boulder bank
port to tahuna
rabbit island
ruby bay
kina
Pretty much anywhere :rofl:
Hit up anyone you see on a yak as most are semi friendly n rarely bite
by peteatkina
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kina and cable bay - Nelson. Suggestions anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: Kina and cable bay - Nelson. Suggestions anyone?

Schecter wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:08 am
Thanks Pete.

Yep I'll pass that info to him. I did stock up on some meat and packed it in my suitcase to take back to Auckland.

We'll be back in Nelson soon.
You did what? Meat?? KIna, paua, n crays I could understand....
Maybe catch you nxt trip
by peteatkina
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kina and cable bay - Nelson. Suggestions anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: Kina and cable bay - Nelson. Suggestions anyone?

Yak is in the garage, battery is charged.... come get it....you know you want to..... :rofl: Tasman yakkers seem unwilling to post on here.... apart from a few... so try facecrack 'tasman yak fishers' for local info n hook ups. I still push people towards this site for general yak tips etc Easier to...
by peteatkina
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Okiwi Bay, Marlborough
Replies: 5
Views: 632

Re: Okiwi Bay, Marlborough

Cheers for the TR. Been wanting to fish there since 'epicsquids' trip years ago.. Where did you stay? Any tips? Stayed at a family batch/crib of one of the other forum members. There is a holiday park there. Tip: Get out there, the fish are everywhere. cheers will get there. fish everywhere at the ...
by peteatkina
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Okiwi Bay, Marlborough
Replies: 5
Views: 632

Re: Okiwi Bay, Marlborough

Cheers for the TR. Been wanting to fish there since 'epicsquids' trip years ago.. Where did you stay? Any tips?
by peteatkina
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: 1/20 and 2/20
Replies: 1
Views: 522

1/20 and 2/20

As good as my fav local spots are there comes a day when the scenery gets bit boring. So new year new spots... 20 being the goal... here goes n sry if i give away your local haunt.. 1/20 Kaka beach - Been wanting to get out here for 4 years... Did 430pm launch on the low hoping there might be some c...
by peteatkina
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: guiding.....
Replies: 1
Views: 685

guiding.....

The otha fulla lent me his 2+1 for a few days so i made the most of it. Ive considered guiding down here n make some $ of the chaotic xmas carnage, but no. Not now anyway... While it certainly is enjoyable, its hard work.... Got to take family n friends on several trips, but your average person has ...
by peteatkina
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Speed bumps are fighting back
Replies: 30
Views: 4090

Re: Speed bumps are fighting back

Lobby government to introduce legislation, seeking a non binding optional, investigation into the feasability of launching a study, on whether water craft should be licensed and skippers educated. downside - gvmt Large flares! an expensive option, but seems appropriate anytime a powdered craft comes...
by peteatkina
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Horse!
Replies: 5
Views: 1109

Re: Horse!

Was feeling inspired by your horse so did a lazy 2pm till 430pm in 6m yest....
was ugly choppy on the way out but calmed off ish...
kept 4 over 40 including a 56cm...