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First time Freshwater Fishing in NZ
Had a great first day of fishing. My first catch measured 47 cm and weight 1.65 kg (3.6 pounds ?).
Going back out tomorrow for a few hours.

Started Oct 5th, 2017 at 1:37pm by J32
6 2080 Last Post Oct 16th, 2017 at 9:09pm
By: Trout
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Salmon fishing in Alaska.....
Just got back from 6 weeks in Alaska.   The salmon took a beating while we were there. We stayed with friends at Palmer and didn't waste any time getting on the water.  Second day we were there we too...

Started Sep 1st, 2017 at 2:49am by UstaBZee
9 2785 Last Post Oct 5th, 2017 at 1:37pm
By: J32
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Wet Sand and surf rods
The conditions seemed just about right for a beach fish, Mike was going boating early in the morning for  a Crayfish trip so declined my invitation.
I decided to head down to the local immediatel...

Started Mar 12th, 2017 at 4:24pm by ICEMAN
13 4107 Last Post Jun 1st, 2017 at 10:54pm
By: ramjet
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Missing Rod and Reel
Back in 1983 or 1984 my dad, michael lee, backpacked new zealand as a young man (We are from california). He asked where to fish and was told about a fast moving river or creek south of Taupo great fo...

Started May 9th, 2017 at 8:37am by Jessicalee
3 1964 Last Post May 12th, 2017 at 10:58pm
By: SF90
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Flat seas and groper!
The marine forecast and wind conditions looked so mint for Saturday we opted out of duck shooting our pond on opening morning in favour of fishing.
The ducks could wait until Sunday (today) to be...

Started May 8th, 2016 at 6:18am by groperman
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25 10961 Last Post Mar 1st, 2017 at 9:32am
By: WassupO8
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Long life bait
Just need opinions on what to do for bait and burley on multi day trips when cold storage is a problem. Been doing a few longer trips in the trailer sailor, including 9 days up at great barrier and ha...

Started Feb 8th, 2017 at 9:41pm by bigbang
9 2695 Last Post Feb 28th, 2017 at 8:18pm
By: bigbang
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3 metre fish no match.
With Spiny dog fish and carpet sharks in plague numbers a different approach was needed to get a feed..
The fish (teeth marks look like a great whites) that took a couple of bites out of this de...

Started Jun 4th, 2016 at 9:14am by ICEMAN
10 4972 Last Post Jan 24th, 2017 at 9:13pm
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Manawatu-Wanganui sea fishing comp
Another well run comp, well it was, so long as you read and obeyed the rules.
A few skippers opted out due to various reasons, but many others headed out over the bar as high tide arrived, after...

Started Jan 23rd, 2017 at 3:48pm by ICEMAN
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Fishing in the Manawatu River
Today I had a mate out and he has never caught or seen a trout before. We both took our fishing rods down. About 15 minutes I landed a small rainbow.
I snapped a quick photo and let my mate relea...

Started Sep 18th, 2016 at 9:29pm by S.Teahan
3 2071 Last Post Jan 11th, 2017 at 3:26pm
By: HuntFishSleep
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west is best
Stole the heading from Aunty, lol
The weather opened a very small window of opportunity on this often rugged coast and by mid afternoon the sea had settled nicely.
My favourite sized eating...

Started Nov 25th, 2016 at 1:09pm by ICEMAN
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18 5098 Last Post Jan 11th, 2017 at 3:26pm
By: HuntFishSleep
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Hamilton Trip
Saturday morning   3rd December   0330 saw me gulping down a coffee and along with a  bowl of nutri grain  and sliced banana.  I was off to Hamilton for our once a year Shinza (black belts grading)<br...

Started Dec 5th, 2016 at 5:20pm by ICEMAN
2 1589 Last Post Dec 5th, 2016 at 7:44pm
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Fishing Western Australia
Hi guys its been a very long time between posts on here but I do still lurk...
I moved to Perth early last year along with hundreds of other kiwis and even a few other forum members.
With th...

Started Dec 11th, 2013 at 8:23am by Freed0m
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62 21428 Last Post Oct 18th, 2016 at 5:31pm
By: Rugersst
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Fishing video
Well, the weather has been absolute shite up here. Im still trying to get out as much as possible but conditions have been marginal to attempt and big missions.
Fishing is firing when I can get o...

Started Oct 7th, 2016 at 8:43am by Edmund0 25-06
1 1241 Last Post Oct 10th, 2016 at 7:21pm
By: Brendan
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So Thursday week, my last nightshift my supervisor gives me a call "what you up to this weekend?"  "bugger all probably, bit of fishing if the winds good"  "keen to come out in my new boat, few Sails ...

Started Sep 7th, 2016 at 8:52pm by Rugersst
4 1630 Last Post Sep 9th, 2016 at 10:13am
By: Rugersst
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Not much sleep.
The weekend was full on, fine settled weather was on our side but the midday high tides meant 3.30am starts were compulsory to (1)  beat the low tide mud and silt that the motor wouldn't enjoy sucking...

Started Aug 22nd, 2016 at 12:54am by ICEMAN
7 2312 Last Post Aug 25th, 2016 at 2:39am
By: Rugerman
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