Newbie from North Shore

Introduce yourself and may be find a fishing buddy or two...
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mwatties
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Joined: Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:50 pm
Kayak Make: Phoenix
Kayak Model: Hornet
Location: Auckland

Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:35 pm

Hi all, I'm a newbie to fishing and kayaking ... so definitely looking forward to learning plenty from you guys and sharing stories of my adventures.

Big thanks to Jason and the great service I received in getting my new kayak...
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Phoenix Hornet

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FatherOfMany
Posts: 1718
Joined: Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:34 am
Kayak Make: Old Town
Kayak Model: Predator XL Petrol
VHF Call Sign: ZMW9858
Location: Papakura, Auckland
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Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:57 pm

Nice, welcome aboard MW. Kayak looks good, though it's missing a few blood stains.

Look forward to reading those TRs.
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OK Prowler Elite 4.5 #1, OK Prowler Elite 4.5 #2

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Mental
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Joined: Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:31 pm
Kayak Make: Stealth
Kayak Model: Evolution 465
VHF Call Sign: ZMS4156
Location: Kaukapakapa
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Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:17 pm

Welcome to KFNZ MW :y:

And you're welcome for the service although I didn't really do much, hope Andy looked after you too :y:
Phoenix Kayaks - Hornet
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...and the countless other kayaks I've owned

dedant
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Joined: Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:11 pm
Kayak Make: Jackson Kayaks
Kayak Model: Kraken
VHF Call Sign: ZMU5052
Location: West Auckland

Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:33 pm

Welcome.
You know of the North Shore Kayak Fishing Club ?
Active FB page , regular meetings and club fishing trips...lots of info sharing and fun. 8)
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jedijay
Posts: 20
Joined: Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:38 pm
Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: GT

Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Welcome
I'm also new to kayak fishing, but experience boat fisherman. I also recommend the North Shore Kayak fishing club, they always seem to have meet ups(which I've missed all of them due to work) and they sounds like good bunch of people who are full of knowledge.

Good thing about the shore is we have easy access to fishing spots that are good for people like us starting out. I've been testing out the water at browns bay, it's easy to launch when there is no swell, has a few fish around the reef and you don't need to paddle far.

Are you a softbaiter or someone who likes to get their hands smelly with bait?

mwatties
Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:50 pm
Kayak Make: Phoenix
Kayak Model: Hornet
Location: Auckland

Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:27 pm

Thanks for the welcomes! :)

Thanks for the tips - have just signed up to North Shore Kayak Fishing Club :y:

jedijay, yeah lots of good spots to get out to around the Shore and it does sound like Browns Bay might be a good starting spot.

Thinking I might start out soft-baiting to start with, but don't mind getting my hands dirty (in the few fishing trips I have been on).

Jason, yip Andy looked after me :y:
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