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KZN Offshore - Whatzup
« on: July 22, 2010, 08:43:48 am »
I wanted to get this thread up and running here as a regular update.
 
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Re: Re: Re: Re: KZN Offshore - Whatzup
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2014, 08:33:18 am »
ISSSHHH Umpa Lumpa 100% correct. It was me who lost a very big Tuna on my anchor line !!! Must have been 25 kg. Saw it right next to me "nearly on the gaff" and then onto anchor line when panic set in. I fish from an aqua quad so only one up. I nearly gave the rod to Umpa but realised that would not be a sporty gesture.  Lessons learned. This was this first time in years that I have anchored and not even thinking about a floater to release the anchor. Took all my old bait from the fridge and made a very gig chum line on anchor and was rewarded with a big fish only to lose it. After that I hooked onto another two tunas -  only to pull the lines near the boat #@#$ (still sulking) . My shimano drag was never tested like this before. Very frustrating and a big lesson going forward. Will next time "chase" to see if I can land a big tuna. I will be back.

Good to see you on the sea Alfu. I was the skipper with Umpa Lumpa. So close yet so far. Was a nice tuna. Saw it circling under your boat. At least the sharks were not there saturday. Heard at the club they were all at Umhlanga barge. Everyone fishing there got taxed.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: KZN Offshore - Whatzup
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2014, 08:36:43 am »
Morning Chris, those traces look good  :corrct:. Can I order a few from you and I'll pay you for them.
I need the ones that catch fish please, I'll be down next month to test them. My boat is rusting here in JHB and needs some sea water to sort it out  w;k.
Come down and I will come with you  w;k w;k

Now that's a mighty fine plan mate, I'll keep you posted as to when I'll get down there.
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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2014, 08:38:45 am »
Hi Umpa agree - lucky to dodge the tax man. I see some very big tuna were caught off tinley this weekend. The kayak chaps are hiding their secrets. Saw photo of 35kg and a view in the 20kg range. Big cuta and Even queen fish at the moment - and no sharks. Must go down there at some stage. The secret is out !!!!

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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2014, 09:14:12 am »
Alfu, think we need to meet up for a cold drink some time,
A bad days fishing is better than sitting at home moping.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: KZN Offshore - Whatzup
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2014, 09:27:22 am »
Alfu, think we need to meet up for a cold drink some time,
:corrct:

Hi Alfu, cool, agree with Chris, lets  meet at the club some time have a cold one put a face to a name.
Unlucky on the Tuna bud, perseverance will get him eventually but you will have to land two to balance your quad out w;k
Where  do you launch from DSbC or Umhlanga? Will keep a look out for you on the water  and say howdee bud.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: KZN Offshore - Whatzup
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2014, 09:32:44 am »
Alfu so you  came right when we spotted the dolphins?/

Chris those snoek traces look good bud, you break into Erics garage?  LOL

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« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2014, 09:49:51 am »
Alfu so you  came right when we spotted the dolphins?/

Chris those snoek traces look good bud, you break into Erics garage?  LOL
  :hyst: :hyst: I need to outsmart the snoek before he does.
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« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2014, 09:56:22 am »
Thanks Gents - will meet up some time when at the club.  Always amazed to see CLS getting lucky with the snoek when others are battling especially on the spoons in the danger zone (good kipper) . I am closely following all tips to get as much info as possible. Still a lot to learn. Got some good pointers from Fritz as well on Saturday. Sad that he is not active on these forums -  what a nice chap and always willing to share his knowledge.




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« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2014, 09:59:24 am »
Thanks Gents - will meet up some time when at the club.  Always amazed to see CLS getting lucky with the snoek when others are battling especially on the spoons in the danger zone (good kipper) . I am closely following all tips to get as much info as possible. Still a lot to learn. Got some good pointers from Fritz as well on Saturday. Sad that he is not active on these forums -  what a nice chap and always willing to share his knowledge.
:corrct: :corrct:

We also still learning, but slowly getting things right.

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« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2014, 10:08:15 am »
Yea boet, like you. Have you been to the sea yet?  :dunno:
:rotfl was waiting for that one, well need to get my S number for the boat so hoping to take it down to DSBC for inspection soon :happ:

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« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2014, 10:24:03 am »
Come now, you got to get your A into G.
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« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2014, 10:31:13 am »
Mike long weekend trip this June??  :hnthnt:

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« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2014, 11:22:00 am »
That's the plan buddy, are you going down as well ?
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« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2014, 01:55:27 pm »
Come now, you got to get your A into G.
yes sir ok sir w;k

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« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2014, 04:56:59 pm »
http://www.news24.com/Green/News/Shark-population-to-be-discussed-in-Durban-20140527   interested to know if the "taxing" issue will come up at this
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« Reply #16 on: May 27, 2014, 07:14:10 pm »
Thanks Gents - will meet up some time when at the club.  Always amazed to see CLS getting lucky with the snoek when others are battling especially on the spoons in the danger zone (good kipper) . I am closely following all tips to get as much info as possible. Still a lot to learn. Got some good pointers from Fritz as well on Saturday. Sad that he is not active on these forums -  what a nice chap and always willing to share his knowledge.
:corrct: :corrct:

We also still learning, but slowly getting things right.
:corrct: we are always learning which makes fishing so interesting, Alfu thanks for the compliment  :-)
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« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2014, 06:18:30 pm »
Ok, so who fishing when??, I may go Sunday will decide tomorrow afternoon.
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« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2014, 06:25:56 pm »
Ok, so who fishing when??, I may go Sunday will decide tomorrow afternoon.

No fishing for me Sunday, my house is on the Comrades route... will be fishing Monday though!!

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« Reply #19 on: May 29, 2014, 06:52:53 pm »
Me out Saturday and Sunday, Bachelors party Sat night, trying to convince FFF to do a week day trip either Tue or Wed when few boats around.