Monday, November 11, 2013

Never before in my Nelson (or anywhere actually) life have I…

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seen so many

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obviously “fish” in these spots

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I say obviously fish because I am 100% sure

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that surely is the only reason why

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there are thousands and

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thousands of seabirds hanging around.

Seasoned & “old timer” judged opinion today seems to be of the belief …

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…its Kahawai stock that is chasing the

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bait fish into the shallows…but man there

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was just so many of them (what you see just above the underwater rocks in the above photo is 10’s of thousands of small fry…and I reckon all up there must have been millions in The Haven today …. and yesterday too I’m told)

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that late this afternoon…

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and adding to the excitement is another thing I’ve never ever seen along Rocks Rd,

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a NZ Govt. fishery officer…

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…but not just one,

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but at least 3! handing out “handy min/max length catch” fishing guides.

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Unfortunately this series of pics really does it no justice, you really had to be there to experience mother nature in her utmost abundance!

Seems local News Media finally thought it was worth a mention!!! too.

Kind of the fact that I reckon it was a “once in a lifetime” (I’ve prolly had 7-8 old timers tell me this in the last 36 hrs) visual. Here is their report…..

http://www.stuff.co.nz/oddstuff/9390258/Fish-frenzy-draws-a-crowd