not a bad way to start the account harpuka greyband double

not a bad way to start the account harpuka greyband double

my first grey band and harpuka on a double header

3 rd trip out deep only to have roaring currents again Yell but luckly Glen the skipper had his trusty old reef queen and some home made 3kg sinkers on board . so after a quick atempt at jigging in a 2.7 knot drift in 300m lol we put the rods away and droped down the big lead and still couldnt hold bottom so 2 sinkers were attached thats 6kgs of lead on the way over the side 5 mins to the bottom then bang theres one and  ooh that just got really heavy then the fun part the 30 mins of winding to get it to the top  needless to say i was stoked 18 kg grey band and 14 kg harpuka

on the way back in we thought we may aswell see if the red snapper where home so a quick drop in the shallows 190m and there was my first red at around 3 kgs so it was a great day with three first for me

so i must say a huge thanks to glen for the day out Smile 


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great report

Mon, 2009-09-07 17:45

great report scott,

good to see you cracked a firsts as well. 

Must say the greyband and hapuka are in marvelous conditon

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Nice

Mon, 2009-09-07 17:47

Nice catch mate! Thumbs up to Glen getting you onto the fish..hard work out that deep.

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donkey double

Mon, 2009-09-07 17:57

Far out that must take some winding for fish that big from that depth, fair effort!

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Mon, 2009-09-07 17:59

 Noice....very, very noice. 

Should be heaps of sweat on the brow Neil, thats a hard task. 

 

 

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Top catch Neil ,a great

Mon, 2009-09-07 18:03

Top catch Neil ,a great catch lucy buger .

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Awesome stuff Neil

Mon, 2009-09-07 20:55

Bloody hell, 6 kg of lead and two big fish in 300 m, that's some heavy duty lifting.

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thank god for the winch and

Mon, 2009-09-07 21:02

thank god for the winch and the spare anchorsLaughing. bloody nice work on the double , both excelent eating fish and then a red as well , you wont need to go fishing for a while now with all them fillets and the dhui just wont taste as good now .congrats

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well done mate

Mon, 2009-09-07 21:27

must have been hard work getting them up, great effort :)

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Congrats on the double Neil

Tue, 2009-09-08 07:07

Congrats on the double Neil - pretty awesome way to open the account on these quality fish.

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good stuff! some nice fish

Tue, 2009-09-08 15:00

good stuff! some nice fish

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Tue, 2009-09-08 15:22

After that you should call yourself GOTSOMEFISH,you lucky b****d but I reckon you deserved them having to pull up after that depth, jersey