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by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kohi Fri Aug 31st
Replies: 20
Views: 804

Re: Kohi Fri Aug 31st

destin wrote:
AndrewRawlingson wrote: Have you chosen your yak model yet? If not take a few for a test drive or if you are like me have your wife buy you one for fathers day :clap: :inlove:
if i don't see a bargain P13/elite, it'll be an ultra 4.3 :D
by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kohi Fri Aug 31st
Replies: 20
Views: 804

Re: Kohi Fri Aug 31st

brilliant as usual, BUT you do realise you're killing me with this stuff!!! i was in kohi today and it looked good. saw some reefs a few hundred metres offshore at low water, so think i'll target them when i get going. btw, think i will prefer to catch kahawai than snapper - i imagine that is enough...
by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non Kayaking Deer Stalking
Replies: 29
Views: 1347

Re: Non Kayaking Deer Stalking

Andrew, a true NZ university student story: A couple of years ago, my son, an undergraduate at Otago Uni in Dunedin, got bored at final exam time in October. So between his 2nd-to-last and last exam in October, he loaded up his truck with rifle and ammo and left his flat for the back country at 5:3...
by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non Kayaking Deer Stalking
Replies: 29
Views: 1347

Re: Non Kayaking Deer Stalking

awesome :) strangely, i found myself in gun city today, long story! i'm quite keen to get in to hunting and amazed at the opportunities over here and how straightforward it is to get a rifle license. i shot game birds with a shotgun in the UK, but really fancy some deer stalking. anyway, i guess all...
by AndrewRawlingson
Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Their larder is empty
Replies: 7
Views: 638

Re: Their larder is empty

coming from a country where fish are largely absent* due to domestic and foreign trawling, i think this is to be resisted in every way possible. i am quite sad to read about it. *if you think i'm joking, check out the UK kayak and surfcasting sites. people take pictures of fish smaller than your han...
by AndrewRawlingson
Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Scollops season kicks off this weekend ...see you out there !
Replies: 15
Views: 1006

Re: Scollops season kicks off this weekend ...see you out there !

i like scallops too, here's a picture from my last ever hunt in the UK (on scuba)*

Image

*the more observant will note the lucky fishing hat.
by AndrewRawlingson
Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: nelson today
Replies: 13
Views: 560

nelson today

Hainesy wrote:thats the kind of TR that I like !!
I don't know, a bit too wordy for me!
by AndrewRawlingson
Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Newbie at NN Saturday 25th
Replies: 17
Views: 891

Newbie at NN Saturday 25th

well done, what rig did you use?
by AndrewRawlingson
Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Buying online offshore
Replies: 24
Views: 1202

Buying online offshore

what about friends and relatives sending gifts out. is that exempt? Nope.....! Gifts Unsolicited gifts sent from persons abroad to persons resident in New Zealand are not automatically free of Customs tariff duties and GST. » A gift sent to an individual with a declared value of NZ$110 or less is ...
by AndrewRawlingson
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Buying online offshore
Replies: 24
Views: 1202

Re: Buying online offshore

what about friends and relatives sending gifts out. is that exempt?
by AndrewRawlingson
Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN Saturday 26th August
Replies: 17
Views: 599

Re: NN Saturday 26th August

awesome :)
by AndrewRawlingson
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kohi Sat Aug 25th
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Kohi Sat Aug 25th

another good TR. you can expect the same from me in the near future without the fish :)

btw, are those photos taken from video footage?
by AndrewRawlingson
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Rigging and Rigged Kayaks
Topic: 4.1 utra complete yay
Replies: 12
Views: 2450

4.1 utra complete yay

I have a c-tug, it wasn't so much moving the boat around, it was getting it on/off the car. I think technique may have been an issue!
by AndrewRawlingson
Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Rigging and Rigged Kayaks
Topic: 4.1 utra complete yay
Replies: 12
Views: 2450

Re: 4.1 utra complete yay

i hear that, i usually fish alone and struggled with my scrambler 11 if i'm honest, but then i keep hearing that the 4.3 is the kayak to get! i don't know!
by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Kayak - Prowler Ultra 4.1/4.3?
Replies: 9
Views: 1299

New Kayak - Prowler Ultra 4.1/4.3?

noted :)
by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Rigging and Rigged Kayaks
Topic: 4.1 utra complete yay
Replies: 12
Views: 2450

Re: 4.1 utra complete yay

very nice, jealous. are you planning to put a rudder on it?
by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Questions from an idle man
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Questions from an idle man

thank you mr dwarf :)

I hope I will be having the time of my life VERY soon! at present, no car, no kayak, fishing gear not arrived from the UK and living on queen street. hardly the kiwi dream, haha :)
by AndrewRawlingson
Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Questions from an idle man
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Questions from an idle man

work is quiet at the moment, so a few more burning questions :) 1. am i right in thinking that as a rule, baits for snapper need to be close to the sea bed, whereas kahawai are much more free ranging in the water column? 2. can I fish softbaits with a small weight on the line above a plain hook inst...
by AndrewRawlingson
Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Kayak - Prowler Ultra 4.1/4.3?
Replies: 9
Views: 1299

New Kayak - Prowler Ultra 4.1/4.3?

cheers guys