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Toni Nientied
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Toni Nientied 252 species(fb)
+0 non recognized(nr)
+0 hybrids(hy)
35 caught in fresh water (edit)
109 caught in salt water (edit)
108 not(yet)specified
0 targets
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Interview with Toni Nientied

How did your hunt for species start?

Through my dad

What is your coolest species and how dit you catch it?

The bonito I caught is still on the dutch record list. Caught by trawling in the mediteranean. Besides this the greater amberjack in Mexico is one of the most spectacular catches. This was with trawling live bait (blue runner as bait). And the halibut in Norway, even though it is small for its kind, I am very happy that this one took the shad after catching a ton of cod.

Do you ever go abroad to catch new species?

Yes

Which books or websites do you use to look op your fishspecies.

My dad is my database to go to.

Do you have a fishing buddy who likes specieshunting?

Multiple

How often do you visit specieshunters.com?

It would be more often if there was an app.

What are the most important items that a species hunter needs when fishing.

Variety in gear. Different sizes hooks are key, especially if you want to catch some micros

What was your best specieshunting trip/mission?

Difficult to say

What was your worst trip/mission?

8 hours of trawling in Ecuador for the wahoo with one strike and missing it. It was a very slow day.
Finding out that the part of the amazon I visited was illegal to fish. That could jave produced many species.

Which websites do you visit tot study catch reports?

Google the area I am visiting and that gives a big variety of websites. There is not too much available on south america.



 
2018:
# name species
1 Ton Nientied 247
2 Pieter Beelen 202
3 Michael Lee Berg 200
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all times:
# name species
1 Theo Modder 753
2 Pieter Beelen 625
3 Ton Nientied 596
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unique species:
# name species
1 Sebastian van Koningshoven 115
2 Michael Lee Berg 88
3 Ben Cantrell 83
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caught on fly:
# name species
1 Remko Verspui 114
2 Michael Lee Berg 111
3 Mikhail Skopets 108
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stats:
280 registered species hunters.
3090  species.
26 non recognized species.
20 hybrids.
412  fly caught.
596 species on target lists.
172 pictures of zwoonzels.