Land-Based Fishing

About a week ago I took Chris and his sons Max and Alex on a landbased fishing trip. We met up in Tryphena and headed to a fishing spot on the south-western part of the Island. Our plan was to walk around the coast to the headlands of a small bay and fish a few hours before and after low tide. The boys were fit and fast on the rocks, and we arrived on a ledge, looking toward the Coromandel Peninsular two hours before the low tide. Conditions & Tide The conditions were good, a cool, pleasant, northerly breeze, calm waters and we had the first bait in the water two hours before the low tide. The burley was deploying …

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101 Things I Know About Rockfishing

There is quite a bit to rockfishing, and I want to find out what the most important 101 things to know are. In order to obtain a comprehensive list of practical and useful tips that will guarantee more and bigger fish at the end of your line, I collect things that have worked out for me in this article. Some of these suggestions are a result of empirical knowledge, a lot has been shared with me. Hopefully, there will be feedback from like-minded fishos and we can compile such a list together. 1. when stray lining, fish a big and a medium-sized rod simultaneously. 2. fresh bait stays better on the hook and big fish go crazy for it. 3. …

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