Monthly Archives: Feb 2012

Red Cod in February?

redcodEverything I thought I knew about the seasonal fish in Hawke’s Bay just went out the window.
While continuing my holy-grail-like quest to catch a snapper, I dredged up a sulking red cod.
Why are these things here in the middle of our so called summer? They are a winter fish. Usually caught in the cold, rough, dirty water of winter, I was most perturbed to see this pathetic thing hanging forlornly on my hook at Haumoana the other night.

Aside from that, two baby tope sharks managed to choke themselves to death trying to swallow my pilchard and skipjack baits. No snapper.

Baby Tope’s don’t usually have enough pull to move the sinker, so you don’t know they’re on until you wind in to re-bait.


To be able to go fishing..

First you must be able to afford to go fishing..

This is more of a request for help than anything else. If you’re looking for a website designer or a computer repair person, please give me a call or flick me an email.
Things are very quiet, (and have been for a long time – damn recession) and I need work in order to feed my fishing obsession/illness 🙂

Take a look at my work websites and/or my Trademe ad.. or recommend me! Thanks 🙂

LegaSea – Bringing back the bite

LegaSea is a programme brought to you by the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council.

LegaSea is looking for people to stand up for themselves by contributing to effective Advocacy Research Education & working Together projects. Its now or never.

Their vision:
“more fish in the water & a healthy marine environment”

Take a look at the website and donate if you can.