We headed out to Pirongia Summit. Heather told us we can make it in 8 hours and in between picnic are with swimming hole and campsite by river.
When we reached swimming hole I found out there were many aquatic insects which I use it for bates. So I tried fishing (You need a license for fishing in fresh water here).
And in 5 min I saw huge one jumped and that was when I felt strong pull on my rod!!! Less than a minute fight it broke the hook and escaped…
Tried 2 hours I played with them second hit broke my rod, fixed and continued but no luck or I was not good enough.
I asked Kei if we could stay a campsite nearby and do the mountain next day and she said ok. Thank goodness!
The huge one never come back but caught one for dinner. It was a good day for me.