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by dedant
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Boating Question
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Re: Boating Question

Nice outcome 👍
Great to have dealer support .

Enjoy it.
by dedant
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Looking for Intro Kayak
Replies: 7
Views: 683

Re: Looking for Intro Kayak

Check out Reef Kayaks, supposedly designed with the larger paddler in mind.
Charlie Daily is the bloke to talk to there.
by dedant
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Trolling lures
Replies: 7
Views: 590

Re: Trolling lures

There is one that stands out as being proven ,for snapper in particular, that is the Classic Lures Dr Evil. Available ex Australia. Locally available examples are, Savage Gear Manic Prey diver, Strikepro and West Shell. Be warned...Once you start down this rabbit hole there is no going back ..... :l...
by dedant
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN 02-19 1st fish of the year!
Replies: 7
Views: 606

Re: NN 02-19 1st fish of the year!

Gut em out there, unless it is the largest one on a club trip we record weights. Scaling is easier with a battery drill and kitchen mixer attachment. Outside of course! Too messy out on the water when you forget the scaler otherwise.
by dedant
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN 02-19 1st fish of the year!
Replies: 7
Views: 606

Re: NN 02-19 1st fish of the year!

Busy once the sun got up. Loads of little ones , however I bow to the brilliance of Doc and co as I only brought home four.
by dedant
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New boat
Replies: 13
Views: 1344

Re: New boat

Enjoy it FOM, your journey has been entertaining ,and sometimes painful. Something about this time of year, My wife ,whilst holding her cellphone against her ear and on hold on a call was calling out to our daughter if she had seen her phone because she couldn't find it! :lol: Have a merry Christmas...
by dedant
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Is a sub-$500 set-up worth it or save a bit more?
Replies: 14
Views: 919

Re: Is a sub-$500 set-up worth it or save a bit more?

I wish I avoided my Hook2 unit , it is crap. go for Garmin Striker plus.
by dedant
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Is a sub-$500 set-up worth it or save a bit more?
Replies: 14
Views: 919

Re: Is a sub-$500 set-up worth it or save a bit more?

I wish I avoided my Hook2 unit , it is crap. go for Garmin Striker plus.
by dedant
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Members
Topic: Newby in Wanganui with some Newby questions
Replies: 6
Views: 506

Re: Newby in Wanganui with some Newby questions

Yes to everything Janet said :y: Cheap leggings and a sun proof long sleeved shirt and gloves will save you from the horrors of maximum burning you can get when sitting so close to the mirror effect of the waters surface over summer, add a stowaway style waterproof / windproof rain jacket also. Have...
by dedant
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Roof Rack Set up advice
Replies: 7
Views: 614

Re: Roof Rack Set up advice

Sounds like you're on top of it. Just take it easy with the ratchet tie downs! They only need to be snug enough to hold down not so tight that they deform your hull .
by dedant
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Sold Stradic 4000 ci4+
Replies: 2
Views: 447

Re: Stradic 4000 ci4+

This big? :lol: Great reel for the money. Smooth drag helps with knocking them over
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by dedant
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Waitemata 23/11
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Re: Waitemata 23/11

Cool. I have been wanting to do an after work evening blast over to Rangitoto soon.
Snapper and squid I hope 😊
by dedant
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Auckland Region
Topic: Tying onto bean rock
Replies: 4
Views: 894

Re: Tying onto bean rock

Stay off craypots. The bouys are private property and the owner(s) could get more than a little peeved.
by dedant
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Yak name decals
Replies: 3
Views: 405

Re: Yak name decals

Jason Walker aka Mental , founder and admin for this very site 😉
by dedant
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: SOLD Gas Bottle
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: For sale

Where is pick up from?
by dedant
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: COROMANDEL KAYAK ADVENTURES GET TOGETHER 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1416

Re: COROMANDEL KAYAK ADVENTURES GET TOGETHER 2018

Awesome feed on Saturday night. Fantastic effort by all involved. Thanks Janet and Rob for all the hard work you put into this event.
Next year I hope to actually fish too!
by dedant
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rob Forts Meet Up Accomodation
Replies: 4
Views: 524

Re: Rob Forts Meet Up Accomodation

Outdoor Phone Store Mark ! If you can handle Android. Best buy I have made in a long long time 8)
by dedant
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WANTED: Handheld vhf marine radio
Replies: 3
Views: 491

Re: WANTED: Handheld vhf marine radio

Have you seen Marine Deals? They often have good specials.
by dedant
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: SAROP underway at Cavallis - Drifting kayak
Replies: 10
Views: 1488

Re: SAROP underway at Cavallis - Drifting kayak

That reminds me, I should register the current kayak with Coastguard. They still have my details and my old 440 on record.
by dedant
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hawke's Bay pair 'lucky to be alive' after close encounter with great white shark
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Re: Hawke's Bay pair 'lucky to be alive' after close encounter with great white shark

The reason they circle around an bump a few times is because food tastes better once the shit has been scared out of it !