March 28th, 2009in Whitianga again

So here is what we did for 3 days at out grandparents. . .

Arrive.

Eat.

Sleep.

Eat.

Fish.

Eat.

Beach. (Best in world.)

Ice Creams. (Huge ones, on Black Jack Rd.)

Eat.

Fish.

Sleep.

Eat.

Fish.

Eat.

Fillet Fish.

Swim. (Quick one at the beach.)

Eat. (Becky’s birthday dinner. Awesome dinner and dessert.)

Sleep.

Eat. (Big breakfast.)

Tour. (Around the bays. Landed where Captain Cook first raised his flag here.)

Eat.

Leave.

Thank you Nana and Gramps! :* (nod)

whtitanga-estuary

Whitianga estuary – by Michaela.

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March 28th, 200929 snapper

29-snapper-1

On Friday morning we caught 29 snapper. (Only 3 the day before.) After I caught my limit of 9, I passed my rod to Joe a couple of times when I hooked up. Our policy is to only keep them over 300mm long, so in the end there was $280 worth of fillets.

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December 24th, 2008sailing in paradise

sailing in paradise

And this is what we were doing last Friday.

Possibly the best sail in my life.

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December 21st, 2008me in Whitianga

me in Whitianga

That’s how my Thursday ended. It started at 5am when we got up to go fishing, and tracked our way out the bay to “Spot X” for one snapper. It was a beautiful day.

Here’s some more pics from the rest of the day…

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December 4th, 2008fishing myths

There are a lot of misconceptions about fishing. I’d like to clear a few of them up.

Fishing is horrible.

I’m sick and tired of hearing fishing talked about like it’s a holiday. It’s miserable.

In fact back in the middle ages, fishing was actually used as a punishment. (Mostly for taking husbands window shopping and keeping them waiting in the horse and carriage.)

Anyway, I thought I should show you some photos, so you understand what us three guys have to suffer through as we fulfill our fishing trip obligations this week

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August 2nd, 2008Grophies Beach

Grophies Beach


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