Kohi Sun Aug 24

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destin
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Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:42 pm

I had a small operation on my foot on Friday and the doctor said don't go running around or get it wet in the next 48 hours. :?: :?: mmmmmm don't know how that was ever going to work.

A magnificent spring day in Auckland today. I walked down to Kohi beach at 7am.
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A couple of others just setting up.
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Paddled over to Rangi as the sun popped up.
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Similar fishing to the last few trips. Very little sign and only the occasional touch on the softbait.
At the end of the first drift the softbait did get touched and pulled a bit of line.
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A nice fish came to the surface.
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51cm.
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Paddled back for another drift and in the same place as last time another take.
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destin
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Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:42 pm

This time a 53cm snapper but was not a fat as the last one.
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Nothing on the next drift.
On the fourth drift hooked a little 40cm pannie.
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Morning tea time and a quick paddle back to Kohi to get in before the tide got too low.
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A cracker morning on the water plus 3 nice fish (40, 51 & 53cm). This weather should hold for another 2 days :clap:
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Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:37 pm

Damn! You make it look way easier than it is 8)
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Glass is Class.. dedant

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Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:55 pm

Nice fish Destin, was out today, was going to paddle over to your area but stayed on the green side. Did ok but would loved to have hooked one of those 50cm snaps.

May catch you next time.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:06 pm

Nice work mate. Take care of that foot.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:53 pm

Great catch destin. As Ant said you make it look so easy!! Love all the pics, the two net shots especially!

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Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:49 pm

Well done as always Destin
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Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:36 pm

:y: Nice catch.....that's three times more than what I've seen landed by many north of the bridge recently..lol :^)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:23 pm

AntN wrote:Damn! You make it look way easier than it is 8)
Bloody good stuff love your reports 8)
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Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:12 pm

Gee you smacked some goodins that day ,mate :y:

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