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Thread: Surfcasting in the Kaipara

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    Surfcasting in the Kaipara

    Took a mate to the mighty Kaipara for asurfcast last evening. He did OK with a 12lb, 8lb, and we think about 2lb snapper. I couldn't wipe the grin off his mug for hours.
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    Dec 2011
    Good fish

    wish we could get them all year round down here.

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    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Nor West of Auckland on the true right of the Kaipara River
    Well done. Was that off Shelly Beach?
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
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    Great catch, you gotta be happy with that

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    Rushy, no it was from the Otamatea side

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    Way East of D'Vagas
    Nice Snaps
    "Thats not a knife, this is a knife"
    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction

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    Member Ahuroa SC's Avatar
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    Nice! I've camped on that island out from the Hoteo river, 'Moturemu' I think it's called or simply Rat island. We just cast off the island into the channel, have caught some monsters there. Was good fun. (By camped I mean slept in a sleeping bag on top of a pallet we found and some other drift wood. luckily the weather was on our side)

    I've also done plenty of fishing on the Kaipara and all the way over in Kawau bay, both those places have supreme fishing.



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