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Fishing

Fishing in the Bay of Islands 1990-2010

Photo 1 – Headquarters at Houhora, north east of Kaitaia. Anchorage overnight for “Freedom” during our fishing trips in the 1990s. Note the weigh master, a delightful fellow.

Photo 2 – Ready for changeover, all with our “Freedom” caps on, 1993
Jim Newbigin (with the belt, in the chair). After 20 minutes you vacate the chair to the next person, in this case John Scoular,

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Fishing in the Bay of Islands 1990-2010

1 – Waiting for the strike. John Scoular, in the chair, (note the life jacket) Graeme, Gurney, Tony Scotland, Alf Skudder. It happened to be John’s first one.

3 – A very successful day at sea, 1993
Russell Pulham, Alf Skudder, Gurney Gernoffer, Tony Scotland, John Scoular and Graeme Lowe

Captions by Jim Newbigin

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Fishing in the Bay of Islands 1990-2010

Photo 1 – Gurney and John having a tipple before dinner on board “Freedom” somewhere off the coast of NZ. Note picture of the crew of the NZ boat that won the America’s Cup on the wall behind.

Photo 2 – The crew  have arrived – Guerney Gernoffer, Alf Skudder, John Scoular with Graeme Lowe

Photo 3 – Happy hour. John “Skipper”

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Fishing in the Bay of Islands 1990-2010

1 – Tony Scotland and John Scoular in the galley preparing lunch on board “Freedom”, Bay of Islands

2 – “The Boss”, Graeme Lowe, waiting for the crew

3 – Alf Skudder with Graeme Lowe

4 – Gurrney Gernoffer, Jim Newbigin, John “Skipper” Pulham waiting to be called at prizegiving. Sorry not this time.

Captions by Jim Newbigin

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On board “Freedom” somewhere  off the coast of the North Island, 1990s
Making our way out to the fishing grounds where we think the BIG fish are.
John Scoular with life jacket next in line to take the rod for his turn in the chair to catch a marlin, and he did, in fact he caught two.
Graeme Lowe, the “BOSS” and our host sharing another yarn
Gurney Gernoffer, another successful marlin catcher
Tony Scotland and Alf Skudder

Fishing 1974

Archie, Matt Tweedie and Bill Speers at Mount Maunganui, 10 March 1974
48 snapper, 1 kahawai

[Possibly Archie Wake]

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Graeme Wood

1 caption – “Graeme Wood fishing from ‘Titanic’ “

2 to 4 – Graeme Wood

5 – Grant Wood

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Fishing photos –

1 – Chris Moore

4 caption – “Coming home after bad storm”

5 – Frank Cooper

6 caption – “Big fish!”

7 – Sir John Anderson, Tauranga-Taupo River

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1 and 2 – Ed Gilmore, Keith Carran and Nick Silk at Mohaka

3 – Keith Carran

4 – Possibly at Waipunga

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Fishing in the Bay of Islands 1990-2010

1 – prizegiving at Houhora, our anchorage in the Bay of Islands
Tony Scotland, Russell Pulham, Gurney Gernoffer, John (Squee) Scoular, Alf Skudder, John Pulham (skipper), and in the front Graeme Lowe
(Jim the photographer)

2 – Graeme Lowe, ONZM, QSM
One of the most remarkable men I have known
Generous, kind and a good friend

3 –

Fishing at Willow Flat

Fishing at Willow Flat

1 and 2 – Keith Carran at Willow Flat

Fishing in Marlborough Sounds

Marlborough Sounds trip with Robin Bell, Graeme Clare and Warwick Bull

7 – Robin Bell

9 – Warwick Bull

Fishing on Ngaruroro River

Jetboating with Tony Connor on the Ngaruroro River, at junction of Ohara Stream

Fishing on Tongariro River

Graeme Clare at the Tongariro River

Fishing With Family

Fishing trip with Carrans and Gilmores – Keith Carran, Ed Gilmore, Susan Carran; Frank, Craig and Garth Cooper

2 – Craig Cooper, Lass, Susan Carran, Garth Cooper

6 – Keith Carran
Photo caption – “It’s been a long day”

Ruakituri River

Relaxing near the Ruakituri River

1 and 2 – Keith Carran

3 – Keith Carran ‘resting’

4 – Ed Gilmore and unknown person

Ruakituri River

Kowhai Flat, Ruakituri

2 and 7 – Frank Cooper ‘ready to go’

Ruakituri River

Fishing on the Ruakituri River

1 and 2 – Ruakituri River

3 – Ed Gilmore

4 – Keith Carran

5 – Frank Cooper

6 – Ruakituri River in flood
Photo caption – “Slow water”

Ruakituri River

Fishing on the Ruakituri River

1 – Frank Cooper and Keith Carran

2  – Keith Carran

3 – Ed Gilmore

4 caption – “Another crossing”

Ruakituri River

Frank Cooper, Keith Carran and Ed Gilmore fishing on the Ruakituri River