Mellons Bay Sunday 29th Yightlines and Jeff666

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Jeff666
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Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:41 pm

Met Tightlines on the beach at 6.30, JVT was busy and Hainsey decided to go to Army Bay :n: :n: We headed out to the 2km mark straight off the beach a slight ripple on the water and watched the sun come up as we paddled out
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and the view just got better
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A little furthur ourt we came across 2 mermaids who had heard Hainsey had been granted an emergency visa to visit East Auckland, they were very dissapointed when we told them he had gone to Army Bay ;( ;( . Got to our spot Tighlines drifted around for 5 minutes while i dropped the brick, he soon got bored of that and anchored up, burley in the water and we started fishing, i had half a skippy which i had forgotten to take out of the freezer last night, eventually got the fillet off and the frame in the burley bag, then opened the hatch and the fillet slipped over the side :swear: :swear: had to revert to the cooked prawns and swimmer crabs (on special at countdown). Tightlines was using fresh piper netted on saturday. After the burley started working the whole morning was none stop action we were both hooking up as soon as the bait hit the bottom. All mid size fish up to 45cm, there were a lot of big hits but the hooks just wouldnt set. We ran out of bait so Tightlines replenished the stocks with yellow tails and a few ky, he also lost a huge ky at the side when the line snapped. We didnt see anyone else out fishing and only one boat drifted by.
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Jeff666 bag
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Excellent fishing trip, good to see the fish are still there, the big ones seem to be very picky about what they take but the pannies taste better. :D :D :D
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Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:47 pm

Nice work guys...well done ..sorry I ended up disappointing the mermaids ;) ;)
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Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:07 pm

Some nice looking fish there guys.. well done!
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Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:51 am

nice haul guys well done :y:
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Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:09 am

A good bag full while I was stuck at home with work. Bugger I missed out on both days, had to get my fix from tv3's big angry fish.

Nice going, Ill get out there next time. :y:

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Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:29 am

8) Good skills TL & co , getting a good result.

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Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:48 am

awesome day out, wish i'd gone out now :swear:
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Mon Apr 30, 2012 11:06 am

Great going guys :y:
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Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:05 pm

grat work guys good feed of fish in the bag there

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Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:08 pm

Well done - some good eaters there and some nice pics :y:
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Tue May 01, 2012 5:58 pm

nicely done great tr :y:

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