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Trout Fishing Licence for NZ | Category: Fishing Talk

dazzling79 3 years ago

Yay! Got the fishing licence, the freshwater fishing permit from the post today!! Ready for the tasty trouts and salmons!!!

- Applied online
- Paid NZ$165 for a year family membership

itsaboat 3 years ago


Remember to leave a few trout for Mark...I hear he is getting mobbed by sand flies and he might be heading to some trout country to get away from them !!

itsaboat mate...Life is just a boat and then ya marry one !
Mark Totzke 3 years ago

man - I was out with my paddle board the other day, trolling a Mepps lure behind me.
I got 3 strikes. The first one was a smaller rainbow trout. I saw it jumping out the water and it shook of the hook.
The second was a really big rainbow. It was pulling line and eventually I had it quite close to the paddle board - ready to land it. Got really excited when I saw it - it would have been my personal best. Then it jumped before I could get a hold of it. A really huge trout... and shook of the hook. I was soooo frustrated. I couldn't land it. Gone baby gone.
The last striker didn't even have to jump to get off the hook. I grabbed the rod and had a millisecond of slack line and it was gone. I saw another few big trout following the lure right to my board but they didn't take it.
It was a great and also very frustrating day.
The trout there were too cunning for me :-(

a snapper a day keeps the doctor away