Some years ago I read in a fishing magazine that winter is the best time to sort out and maintain your fishing gear. The rationale being to get things serviced during the quiet months and be prepared for the next fishing season. If you live in (sub) tropical areas, you might just as well disregard this advice. Winter fishing off the rocks cannot only be highly productive, it is also a preferred time of the year – as highlighted in the following – to get out there and catch a feed.
Sunday Tuesday morning on Great Barrier Island, the rain and wind have ceded, it feels like Sunday. Sundayish is also the best adjective to describe my mood of latter weeks. Not much has been happening other than taking pleasure of a warm wood fire in the evenings, reading and taking care of the most mundane of chores.
In other words, Ben is on a subtle holiday.