Awaroa Bank – Little Barrier Island

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Spot Description: Head out to this spot early morning and look for signs of fish with your sounder. Position your boat just of the kelp line and fish towards the kelp edge. Use a strayline with Pilchard or Squid as bait to target Snapper. The area also regularly produces John Dory on live bait. The shallower water is great for spearfishing.

Expected Catch: Snapper, John Dory

Best season to fish this spot: Summer,Spring,Fall

Time of day: Early morning, Late afternoon

Bait/Softbait used: Pilchard, Squid, Softbait

Coordinates: 36°14.025′S, 175°04.843′E

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Posted: 17/03/2014


Category: Great Barrier Island

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