Went from 2:00pm to 5:30. One decent salmon with a big story.
Here’s how it went...
(Start of the break wall, into the marina)
I loosen my drag and place my rod (extremely light running sinker rig, small hook, tiny bait, less than a centimetre) into a crack in the rocks. I start climbing up to check on my other rod. Within a minute, my rod goes sliding into the water and gets dragged about 2-3m into the water. We start panicking and rush to try hook my rod with the other ones. The rod stays still for about 5minutes until we hook onto the line and I get a hold of it. To my surprise, the fish was still on! I begin freaking out worrying about keeping the line tight as I carefully pull it in. About 5m from the rocks, the fish does this huge jump and the line goes slack. My hopes were pretty much gone. I retrieve my rig and magically it’s still on. We’re able to land the fish but my rod is still in the water with just loose enough drag to not be able to be pulled up but let a fish pull it away
. Luckily my friend is willing to climb in and get it for me. Then it turns out that my reel was stuck between some rocks. After some strenuous effort we’re able to get it out.
1 fish but quite a fun out. Didn’t see any other fishos catch anything. Quiet day