Rotto Day Trip

G'day
I've been lurking for a while and finally got out for a fish with some postable results.
Last Friday week took the ferry over to rotto for some reef bashing. Ended up at a hole in Stricklands which was full of 1kg tailor. Had 20 strikes, landed 7 and released 5 in 45 minutes. There were some much bigger fish there but I couldn't land them. I never use wire and was bitten off once so maybe next time I will go the wire.

After cleaning dinner I thought I would bring out the whiting gear and try for a KG. second cast a thick 45cm KG swallowed my hook. Thought I would call it a day and head to the pub to wait for the 7.15pm boat back to C-shed.

Great day and and an excellent dinner aftwerwards.

[img_assist|fid=77416|thumb=1|alt=Stricklands Hole]

[img_assist|fid=77419|thumb=1|alt=Stricklands Tailor]

[img_assist|fid=77422|thumb=1|alt=Stricklands KG]

cheers
Andrew


Adam Gallash's picture

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Date Joined: 29/11/05

G'day Andrew

Sat, 2006-11-18 12:34

Hey Andrew,

Welcome to fishwrecked mate and what a great first post! Looks like you had a bit of a day out and were duly rewarded. :) There is a very solid tailor run along the coast and in the river at the moment, guess the island has to have them too. Thanks for sharing the photos and the report.

Cheers,
Adam

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