Hot weather... check the water temps! STOP WHEN HOT

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Johnno
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Hot weather... check the water temps! STOP WHEN HOT

Post by Johnno » Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:15 pm

Just a reminder... now we are finally ( at the top of the South anyway) getting the summer weather we’ve been waiting for... check the water temps when fishing. If it’s 19 degrees C ( 67 F ) or over STOP FISHING. That’s the temp that fish will start to die. We had fish kills in the top of the South last year thanks to hot rivers and I don’t think this year will be any different.

Find a cold trib or fish real early in the morning or late in the dusk, keep an eye on the temps and just stop when it gets up there. Usually 10.30 am onwards.

Go find a winery or a local brewery, grab a drink and a platter and sit back and enjoy some other things we have going for us here.. 8-)


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joynhappiness
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Re: Hot weather... check the water temps! STOP WHEN HOT

Post by joynhappiness » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:55 pm

Thank you for sharing this informative information with all of us.



Andy W
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Re: Hot weather... check the water temps! STOP WHEN HOT

Post by Andy W » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:48 am

Even some of the spring fed creeks around Chch are hitting 18 degrees on our hot days - waste of time trying.

Andrew W



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