David Billings also at Glinks, 6 snapper, 1 trevally and 1 gurnard.
Kevin Griffiths at 90 Mile Beach on two occasions caught a total of 13 fish, the largest snapper being 2.5 kg. Kevin wins the monthly competition pin.
The club competition day during March was held at Muriwai and 5 club members enjoyed a very good days fishing.
A total of 25 snapper, 1 john dory, 11 kahawai and 5 sharks were caught.
Eric Easton won the day with a magnificent snapper of 9.5 kg!
Other Meritorious catches included David Edlington 4.1 kg snapper and Tony Talbot 2.3 kg snapper.
Club Demo Days
A demo day will be held on Sunday 19th May at the reserve off Kiwi Esplanade, Mangere Bridge. This will be a non-fishing day. The purpose of which will be to demonstrate kites of various types, setting up, tacking and related topics. A barbeque will
This would be a great opportunity for newer members to see various kites in action and learn a few tips on using your kites from experienced club members. All members are welcome. Bring your family, your kites and a picnic.
More info will be available nearer the time.
In the interim, mark your calendars.
George Coombes fishing at Muriwai Creek - everybody around him was catching fish but not George, and yes, he was using bait!
Eric Easton caught a good haul of 1 - 2 kg snapper at Omaha on two occasions. It's worth a go, the fish are there.
Robbie Cullen came across a couple in a campervan having a bit of trouble with their gear. It was in quite a state with hooks, traces and bait on the reel and wrapped around the reel axle.
Apparently two naked ladies swimming nearby had distracted the winder.
Peter Berry fishing from a boat at Port Waikato 1.5 km offshore reports no fish were showing on the fish finder, but there were plenty of kahawai mid water and snapper below.
Forty one snapper were caught in an hour and small baits were working the best.
Good snapper are coming in from the bar. Gurnard seem to be in close and snapper further out. David Edlington lost another kite at Pakiri trying to land a boat.