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Kawhia / Raglan

Kawhia / Raglan

May 6, 2022
Last week we talked about the effect of the moon. Well over the past few days, with the moon in the ‘upward facing cup’ position, it has treated us very well with some outstanding fishing, including consistent snapper catches of fish up to fifteen pounds.
Kawhia / Raglan

Kawhia / Raglan

April 29, 2022
Usually, the fishing is so good off our patch we are happily reporting bumper catches of magnificent fish. I guess we are so lucky to have such a great fishery that is not heavily fished due to its remoteness and access ‘challenges’ but things are not always so super easy.
Kawhia / Raglan

Kawhia / Raglan

April 8, 2022
Not that it ever got that bad, but right now, fishing has started to go off the dial again! The kingfish are hard on the bite currently, and we are only catching them on the bottom whilst snapper fishing. We’re getting them most days in good numbers and they are not babies either, most around 10-15 kgs so they are giving the bottom fishing gear a great workout.
Kawhia / Raglan

Kawhia / Raglan

March 18, 2022
As we fall out of summer and into autumn, the fishing out this way is still amazing, with plenty of snapper to be found in 40-50 metres south of Taharoa. If that’s a bit far, there’s also good fishing also in 50-60 meters off Albatross Point. We have had no trouble catching snapper limits most days, and some days getting it done before lunch, and the sizes have been pretty solid.
Kawhia / Raglan

Kawhia / Raglan

February 4, 2022
You’ve gotta love getting out west at the moment. Fishing is still very much on fire, and by all accounts should stay like that by my estimates until at least April. We have been getting plenty of good catches south of Taharoa in the 20-40 metre zone recently, with good numbers of snapper in the 15-20lb range!
Kawhia / Raglan

Kawhia / Raglan

January 12, 2022
Bluefin tuna off the west coast! Yes, for the first time in writing these reports for 10 years, we can report bluefin tuna, right in close in only 35 – 50 metres of water off the coast of Marakopa. Most of the fish that have been landed are in the 10 -15kg mark, so nothing like the big SBT’s off Waihau Bay, however, you know you’re happy catching 30 pound bluefin anywhere, anytime, and it’s not to say bigger ones are not there also. These fish can be found by chasing workups and birds sign, so something new to try for out this way?

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