Welcome guest, is this your first visit? Create Account now to join.
  • Login:

Welcome to the NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

Black Watch Sarvo

User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
Like Tree9Likes
  • 1 Post By silentscope
  • 1 Post By silentscope
  • 7 Post By silentscope

Thread: Giving the new rod a workout

  1. #1
    Member silentscope's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    West Coast

    Giving the new rod a workout

    I decided it was time to get into some fishing again so went to h&f who kindly set me up with a nice wee 6ft 4 piece shimano combo. So off to the canals i went tried a couple of spots with no luck then as it was starting to get dark i was throwing a softbait around getting a few hits and managed to land a couple of small salmon 33 and 32 cms which were released to grow nice and fat for next time i go. Once it got dark i decided to swap for a set bait and within less then 30 seconds of sitting down my reel was screaming id hooked myself a beauty rainbow who i scrapped with for about 10 minutes before finally getting it to the bank. Didnt get a weight but what a fight on 8lb line its by far my biggest trout yet and has been sent for cold smoking. Not bad for a first outing with the new rod haha!
    MB likes this.

  2. #2
    Member silentscope's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    West Coast
    Photos coming bare with me phones like to make my life hard....
    stingray likes this.

  3. #3
    Member silentscope's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    West Coast
    Name:  20171013_165343.jpg
Views: 122
Size:  6.69 MB
    Name:  20171013_165428.jpg
Views: 140
Size:  5.23 MB
    Name:  20171013_165405.jpg
Views: 135
Size:  3.85 MB

  4. #4
    Member Shearer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Nice fish. It will be beautiful eating.
    Experience. What you get just after you needed it.

  5. #5
    Valued Member 7mm Rem Mag's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Gone Bush
    Nice looking fish, good one
    When hunting think safety first

  6. #6
    Member sambnz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Awesome mate. What's the reel?



Similar Threads

  1. Giving Copy of Firearms Licence
    By TheChosenOne in forum Firearm Safety
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 04-03-2017, 05:39 PM
  2. Cronuts - How to give your arteries a good workout.
    By Angus_A in forum Game Cooking and Recipes
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 14-08-2014, 07:25 AM
  3. Giving the Reds some jip!!
    By R93 in forum Off topic
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 18-07-2013, 08:07 PM
  4. 7mm A-MAX giving occasional flyers
    By Puffin in forum Reloading and Ballistics
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 28-02-2013, 01:14 PM
  5. Giving it a real go
    By Tone in forum Shooting
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-01-2012, 04:58 PM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Welcome to NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums! We see you're new here, or arn't logged in. Create an account, and Login for full access including our FREE BUY and SELL section Register NOW!!