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Pictures of the Week 7

My mate Paul from England is visiting and we’ve been fishing 5 days in a row. The ‘quick fishing’ or as he calls it ‘pleasure fishing’ was as it should be on Great Barrier Island; catch a good feed of snapper and kahawai in less than an hour and pack in. We targeted kingfish twice and were successful both times. Detailed reports to follow. Enjoy the pictures of the week.

I believe this is a pink Maomao. For some reason in shallow water. Spotted at Tryphena Wharf
I believe this is a pink Maomao. For some reason in shallow water. Spotted at Tryphena Wharf

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Great Barrier Island Kingfish – Rockfishing

My mate from Paul, from Lightwater England, arrived on Thursday. He had a rough sail over, the wind was gusting from southwest with speeds up to 40 knots and I wasn’t too sure if the ferry is going to leave Auckland at all. But it did and arrived here only a couple of hours later than usual. We drove up to BENIsLAND and unpacked, chatted, drank and made heaps of plans for fishing. Unfortunately, the forecasts were not that promising; more wind and gusts. Continue reading Great Barrier Island Kingfish – Rockfishing