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Red-hued large dead fish.
Snapper that was. Photo by Miraz Jordan.

A fellow on the beach today was fishing in a very interesting way. He had a couple of rods and reels on the beach. To carry the line out to sea though he used a drone. He said he was fishing for gurnard, trevally or tāmure, snapper.

Vehicle on the beach with upright rods beside it and a drone at top left of the photo.

The photo shows the vehicle with fishing rods, and also almost out of the photo at top left the drone carrying a line out.

The fisher also confirmed for me that the red-hued large dead fish I’d seen further down the beach was a snapper.

This item was updated on Tuesday 01 March 2022

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