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by peteatkina
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Horse!
Replies: 5
Views: 485

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...
by peteatkina
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Horse!
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Re: Horse!

Solid fish bro.
good effort :y: :y:
by peteatkina
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Do It Yourself
Topic: oops
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: oops

cheers mental....
easy fix :y:
by peteatkina
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Do It Yourself
Topic: oops
Replies: 3
Views: 328

oops

Snapped the positive terminal off my 12v 7ah battery... :swear:
about 2mm left to play with...
DIY ideas for a repair....
must be able to connect it in the dark, with one hand, and fumbly fingers/no tools....
by peteatkina
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: First trip out this summer
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: First trip out this summer

Cheers will be plan B ...
live bait mish tomora to see whats around.
hangin for a slab of smoked kingi belly flap :x
by peteatkina
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: First trip out this summer
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: First trip out this summer

nice mate. solid fish around for those who wish to wait till dark or get up stupid early.
guess I better load the yak...... fc looks mint for the morn :D
by peteatkina
Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Ruby Bay / Kina Beach
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: Ruby Bay / Kina Beach

Roach wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:33 am
Thanks for the tips peteatkina!! Any particular softies that worked best for you?
curly tailed grubs....
but if baits working.... why change...
by peteatkina
Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Success!
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: Success!

nice bud. :clap:
by peteatkina
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Ruby Bay / Kina Beach
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: Ruby Bay / Kina Beach

ruby - just before camp ground theres beach side parking. maybe a toilet. long drag a low tide... or thru camp n off point... kina - 2 easy options. see map. first one fills up real quick. sometimes by 6am...options of left right or straight out after launch but can drive onto the beach. second ones...
by peteatkina
Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: WTF
Replies: 5
Views: 470

Re: WTF

wasnt a lot of boats about but 6?yaks (maybe more) floating about the farm. Krill on the beach at tahuna I hear... November is trevor month. time to fish mid water? 40lb black magic trace be fine on a humpback. no teeth... my biggest hooks are only 9/0.... should I buy bigger? https://www.stuff.co.n...
by peteatkina
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: WTF
Replies: 5
Views: 470

Re: WTF

cheers johnny. overdue for a patons mish. was that you floating about the wainui farm at labour weekend?
ended up flicking sbs into the wash between stevens n kaitere.... lazy.... but kept a couple :clap:
by peteatkina
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: WTF
Replies: 5
Views: 470

WTF

So waters warm as, schools of krill n a humpback in the bay, a huge shark crusin in nelson and commercial boys got a huge snapper.....
Wheres The Fish at......? Anyone been out...? Ive got a free morning tomora and trying to pick a spot....
by peteatkina
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Northland Classic 2018 ~ Epickswid
Replies: 9
Views: 803

Re: Northland Classic 2018 ~ Epickswid

Nice bro. sounds like you had fun despite the conditions :clap:
by peteatkina
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: open hatches
Replies: 0
Views: 422

open hatches

Heard a wee story yesterday about a local kayak sinking. Turns out his rear hatch opened or wasnt properly closed and waves entered over the back while anchored. oops something to watch for. He phoned a friend who managed to pick him up in a tinny and recover his yak :tmi:
by peteatkina
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Ruby bay
Replies: 2
Views: 438

Re: Ruby bay

stoked! nice fat fatty to start the season with :clap:
by peteatkina
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Collingwood
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Collingwood

Hope you tracked down some fish.
Ended up fishing w bay due to windy evenings.
Plenty fish around predawn
Othafulla cleaned up (again)
by peteatkina
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Smashing PBs - Mahia 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 837

Re: Smashing PBs - Mahia 2018

Well done Nigel.
oh you too epic :)
by peteatkina
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: brrr brim
Replies: 0
Views: 345

brrr brim

parked up in 5m off kina pre sunrise. brrr could feel the snow in the southerly wind. baits got smashed as they drifted amongst the weed but was either horse kahawai or 33cm brrrrim. sun came up n things slowed. caught up with a mate a couple of km down the coast in his new pf400. he had been out wi...
by peteatkina
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Newbie

welcome Greg. Your timings good for getting out on the water, with a few snaps starting to turn up. Plenty of gurnard n smaller ky around too. Im heading over the bay (wainui/seperation pt) this weekend otherwise would catch up for a yarn/fish. Best fishing has been predawn so cancel the sleep ins f...
by peteatkina
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Top of the South
Topic: Wet suits
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Re: Wet suits

Full merino longjohns, merino ice breaker jersey, dry pants n splash proof top, socks n dive boots n a beany today. Bit hot after 40mins paddling but once out on the drift was cool/comfortable. Think long term investment :x