Crayfishing Boat, Opononi Harbour, Hokianga

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Crayfish, Opononi, Hokianga

The boat leaves at 6:30 am for a 10 hour fishing trip. However, long before 6 am, there are fishermen (and yes, they’re men) on the Opononi wharf. Some have been around since 5 am or earlier.

Crayfish, Opononi, Hokianga
Crayfish, Opononi, Hokianga

Gary, formerly in construction and an Aucklander, now spends his time at sea up north.

Crayfish, Opononi, Hokianga

Still well before dawn, the Leica Q2 Monochrom, makes it seem like it’s day. 

Crayfish, Opononi, Hokianga
Crayfish, Opononi, Hokianga
Opononi Harbour, Hokianga

Rob loads up the cray pots after the boat drops them off.

Maria has a very pessimistic attitude towards life.