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by sprinters
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Members
Topic: any one on here from sunny taupo + advice on rods
Replies: 4
Views: 702

Re: any one on here from sunny taupo + advice on rods

Hi Ya - welcome aboard - Im a Taupo local and Harl onthe lake all the time -If your planning on harling just use anything light and not to long is good or you can use a flyfishing rod and use 1 -2 colours of leadline and heaps of backing with about 15+ metres of fluro leader. - Even a rod used for s...
by sprinters
Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Maketu bop area
Replies: 4
Views: 628

Re: Maketu bop area

Thanks guys Appreciate the advise - will post a trip report when I get over there... Cant catch em at home is the saying !
by sprinters
Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Maketu bop area
Replies: 4
Views: 628

Maketu bop area

Anybody know how Maketu / BOP area is fishing at mo - trying to find areas close to Taupo to fish on a regular basis inbetween the trips up to coro - being new to saltwater havent got to much knowledge on bop spots . Pretty much just softbaiting is my go.
by sprinters
Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: saltwater christened
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Re: saltwater christened

Hi Paddlealot , put in along the road where the ferry leaves from across from coro township and mooched out and along the rock edges On Monday put in beside the main road just by pararata stream ? ( hope spelt right ) paddled out into firth of thames and found them along the rocks. especially good o...
by sprinters
Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: saltwater christened
Replies: 2
Views: 380

saltwater christened

well after numerous freshwater excursions I fianlly made it to coromandel for queens birthday and experienced a fantastic time of softbaiting from the yak. - snapper caught were of great size and condition and has only fuelled my passion for doing more and more . AWESOME !! - sprinters :)
by sprinters
Thu May 31, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: newbie from taupo
Replies: 1
Views: 405

newbie from taupo

Hi All - newbie sprinters here, I purchased the new prowler ultra 4.3 from ocean kayaks and have been fishing lake taupo where I live Looking forward to getting into the salt tho and hope to explore around the mt , papamoa and corromandel any advise on tauranga harbour and papamoa would be gladfully...
by sprinters
Thu May 31, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: tauranga Harbour
Replies: 0
Views: 375

tauranga Harbour

Hi All, im planning my first saltwater venture over queens birthday with a trip around the tauranga harbour area.. Anybody know how this has been fishing recently and or know where i should head for best chance to hook up. any advise would be appreciated.. Its a bit dif for this trout fisherman. tha...