Kiritimati May 2016

Discussion in 'International reports' started by ahistick, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. ahistick

    ahistick Senior Member

    Crossed one off the bucket list!

    For the 25th anniversary of my 25th birthday [​IMG], I treated myself to a trip to Kiritimati for some GT fishing...primarily GT fishing using poppers. I say that because some of the island lodges chunk up milkfish and fish those of the flats.

    Finally caught my first GTs on the 5th day of fishing! Caught a few tuna and wahoo along with a whole range of reef fish!

    Being from the left coast, its been a very long time that I have been on a trip and did not use a single piece of bait or chum.

    Looking for the next GT adventure!

    Spinal SPM8
    Saltiga Z6000
    80lb braid/100lb Soft Steel fluoro
    Maniac popper rigged with Mustad inline hooks



  2. lite-liner

    lite-liner troll enforcement Staff Member

    dude! nice feesh!
    thx for posting!

  3. Fightingfish

    Fightingfish Fishing Guru

    Nice! Were you catching on days 1-4 as well?
  4. ahistick

    ahistick Senior Member

    Caught various reef fish, tuna, wahoo, barracuda the first few days...GT fishing was tougher in the areas we fished.

    Last edited: Sep 8, 2016
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  5. jureal

    jureal Senior Member

    Nice going Gil.. What happened to Christmas Island?