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by SitDown
Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wilson Bay Mish - First time in the Firth
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Wilson Bay Mish - First time in the Firth

Have never kayak fished the area. We park our motorhome on the farmers beach front property at Kirita bay (Fosters bay) have done for many years, I have a small inflatable & fished it heaps also rock fished those rocks at Kirita before buying the inflatable. If you can imagine your average surfc...
by SitDown
Sat Dec 26, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sunkist Bay Dec 20
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: Sunkist Bay Dec 20

I have used the Halcos
https://www.marine-deals.co.nz/halco-po ... dd-50-lure
Such a small lure but creates tons of drag when paddling being deep diving. The snapper swallow the lures deep down in their gobs, certainly pays to crush down the barbs on the trebles
by SitDown
Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sunkist Bay Dec 20
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: Sunkist Bay Dec 20

Kool report mate, nice one
Yeah, always pays to take the landing net.. stink losing them at the yak eh

What was the diving lure you used
by SitDown
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Four days in the far north
Replies: 12
Views: 330

Re: Four days in the far north

Rabbit wrote: Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:07 amfar end of the Coromandel in Jan
spent many years rock fishing port jackson & fletchers.... should be good up there
Is Piha on your list as well... in March with the easterlies...would be flat calm, have seen it many a times like that, no need to head out far to get into em
by SitDown
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Four days in the far north
Replies: 12
Views: 330

Re: Four days in the far north

wow, kool trip report there mate love it up there...have only rock & 10ft boat fished it you're pretty lucky you got out, usually there's dumpers on that beach even on a calm day have seen quite a few yakkers who fish in close to where you were & done well... like you did... into the Trevs a...
by SitDown
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: KFNZ Forums to Close
Replies: 38
Views: 1735

Re: KFNZ Forums to Close

thanks Jason, its been a kool ride on this forum, learned heaps off here too, churrr
by SitDown
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: live report
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: live report

Solid looking king, nice one mate
Did you measure & weigh it

Hanging for my first one
by SitDown
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Nn 17/10
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: Nn 17/10

Fished NN 16/10 4 - 7pm, was NE5 knot then no wind for an hr then SW wind kicked in to 15kt against tide Paddled to green marker at the Taka end, in 8m, very patchy sign in 5-8m lots of missed hits, drift too fast, almost back at NN beach Tried zman fusilier shad, few hits, dragged coconut ice paddl...
by SitDown
Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Fish finder recommendations
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Re: Fish finder recommendations

Find a transducer that fits within the tacklpod scupper, some are huge Go for the best transducer power output Garmin Striker 4CV has a 300w transducer, unsure on the Dragonfly Most entry level transducers are 200w, mid range is 500w like Marc`s suggestion Personally, I would not have something with...
by SitDown
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Lanyard
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Lanyard

Made 8 of these things, tons better than what I had. I run an added separate line that I clip on to, keeps things tidy on board 2.7mm line trimmer line from mitre10... trademe cheaper About 2.5- 3m long, stretches out nicely to 1.5m if needed, buggared up a few that got binned 20kg black magic swive...
by SitDown
Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN 22/09
Replies: 9
Views: 438

Re: NN 22/09

Humminbird Helix 7 si g3

TR posted NN 25./9
by SitDown
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN 22/09
Replies: 9
Views: 438

Re: NN 22/09

is there reef close to the green marker straight off the beach? Either that or there was a weak point in the braid.. Either way, it was the one that got away, and the one that makes you even more eagar to get out there again. yep, this one is north of the marker by a paddle stroke or few...was ther...
by SitDown
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN 25/09
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: NN 25/09

Went out after work today at NN, just over 2hrs, back on land just on twilight Softbait slider sesh, zman shiner shadz, nothing, fusilier colour was better, got a nice kahawai...into the bin, then a pb trev around 50-52cm ikied, bled, cleaned it off, was heaps of blood while still in the net thrashi...
by SitDown
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WTB - Life Jacket
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Life Jacket

Try on a life jacket that suits your body type, is comfortable to wear & is made for kayak fishing... get this one right mate :y:
by SitDown
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Narrow neck 20th sep
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Narrow neck 20th sep

lucky you getting out & getting a feed...nice one mate

some of the sunken reefs in close are covered in kelp.... can be quite good in a clearing with a bit of berley away from snaggy parts
by SitDown
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: fishing logbook / journal
Replies: 10
Views: 1485

Re: fishing logbook / journal

Results for the season 1st Sept 2019 - 31st Aug 2020 29 trips, 3 @ lures 26 on baits 5 skunks, with 4 of those trips learning / prospecting new fishing grounds includes 3 trips of 1 snapper 64 snaps kept = 2416cm into 64 = 37.75cm average smallest kept 32, best 61.... minimum size @ 35cm unless blee...
by SitDown
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bixpys and Kayak Fishing Comps
Replies: 80
Views: 1982

Re: Bixpys and Kayak Fishing Comps

Your gear doesn't make you a better fisherperson. It's kind of sad to see some of the "gear elitism" expressed in the various kayak fishing communities agree with that, who cares about a brand of fishing kayak, always thought it was about getting out there & putting food on the table ...
by SitDown
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Imported Kayaks
Replies: 2
Views: 204

Re: Imported Kayaks

If I get the bug I will probably go to a Viking GT or 400. Ha !! You will get the bug.... cheaper on your pocket if you bail out now... If you are still curious Have a look at reef kayaks, plenty bang for your buck, the same with wavepassion Also Ocean prowlers, they are a proven weapon kayak Which...
by SitDown
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lure storage
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: Lure storage

https://www.catchfishing.pro/product/waterproof-tackle-boxes/ I have a couple of these buggars, the smaller one fits in the tacklepod & under 20 bucks each, can be used without the dividers, so is basically a container, easily fits your spool of trace, sissors, secret sauce etc, trolling lures ....
by SitDown
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: trip report - AKL 5 August
Replies: 42
Views: 1701

Re: trip report - AKL 5 August

Looks good mate.... I think :^)

hey ummmmm.... what do you do when your busting for a piss
Are you immune to wee wees while out there.... cant see a zip fly of some sort haha