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by SitDown
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Anyone been out lately
Replies: 19
Views: 2102

Re: Anyone been out lately

went to cornwallis on the manukau this morning, paddled out to no5 buoy, anchored in 10m water about 30m off the buoy away from the main channel. Pille cubes on dropper rigs, kept 3 kahawai, let go a gummy shark then headed back in, a little under 2hrs on the water, nice to finally catch something a...
by SitDown
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Anyone been out lately
Replies: 19
Views: 2102

Re: Anyone been out lately

Yeah I'm loving it! Clipping along at 8kph+ rather than 2-3kph if I was lucky!
I got 4.6kt (8.5kph) in the weekend for about 8 paddle strokes just around slack water, good for the ego, don't think I want to do that again...
by SitDown
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winter boots.
Replies: 26
Views: 3070

Re: Winter boots.

thanks man, will score me a pair soon

try baking soda in the boots, beats the stuff you're using
by SitDown
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Winter boots.
Replies: 26
Views: 3070

Re: Winter boots.

These look the biz, Ive had enough of wet cold foots and toes

DocProfit, whats your assessment of the boots after a years use ?
Looking for a drier option
Are you able to beach launch with these boots on
by SitDown
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Anyone been out lately
Replies: 19
Views: 2102

Re: Anyone been out lately

went out yesterday off NN around 9am, had less than 100m visibility in the fog which burnt off in the next 30mins, went into the channel, the tide just started to come in, basically just sat in one spot breeze against slow tide flow, didnt see any other paddlers. Went between no7 and yellow bouy, no...
by SitDown
Sun May 20, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NN - 18/05. Only fools and Horses.
Replies: 9
Views: 1128

Re: NN - 18/05. Only fools and Horses.

nice reports mate, pretty consistent fishing on your part
were you using oa fleas on your first report as well or sliders & softies
by SitDown
Sat May 19, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: The Kitchen
Topic: For the love of fish
Replies: 12
Views: 1566

Re: For the love of fish

I’m keen to up my smoking game. I currently just use the tried and true bach style smoker with meths burners. I find the results inconsistent camerons smoker is a goodie, very consistent, fall off the bone fish smoking. We use this at home on the gas hob, also on the gas hob in our motorhome when t...
by SitDown
Tue May 08, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Waterproof kayak pants with socks attached?
Replies: 20
Views: 4365

Re: Waterproof kayak pants with socks attached?

thanks guys, that's good to know
by SitDown
Sun May 06, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Waterproof kayak pants with socks attached?
Replies: 20
Views: 4365

Re: Waterproof kayak pants with socks attached?

Hows the Lovig paddle pants going, do you still rate them as before
Looking for some wet weather paddle pants, these look the biz
by SitDown
Sun May 06, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Anyone been out lately
Replies: 19
Views: 2102

Anyone been out lately

Went out of Narrowneck yesterday morning crack of dawn Paddled out to no7 then drifted in the current for about 300m then went back again for a longer drift, both times I managed to avoid all fish till about 830am, I was pretty much straight out from NN in the main channel on the Rangi side in 16m, ...
by SitDown
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Square Top 23 April
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Re: Square Top 23 April

Nice report mate.....
Our favorite place when we rock fished it over the years, back in the day
Will post some spots for you guys to try out next mish
by SitDown
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Yak Apollo jacket for sale SOLD!
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Yak Apollo jacket for sale SOLD!

what website overseas did you purchase the jacket & approx cost for delivery
by SitDown
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kayak Fishfinder - GPS - Sounder Recommendations
Replies: 23
Views: 1758

Re: Kayak Fishfinder - GPS - Sounder Recommendations

I see Raymarine comes with a marine chart, does Lowrance do the same ? My Lowrance did not have one when I bought my yak second hand, to me, very frustrating as I was fishing randomly not knowing the reefs / drop offs Navionics + changed that I believe that with the Lowrance anything ending in X ha...
by SitDown
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kayak Fishfinder - GPS - Sounder Recommendations
Replies: 23
Views: 1758

Re: Kayak Fishfinder - GPS - Sounder Recommendations

I see Raymarine comes with a marine chart, does Lowrance do the same ?
My Lowrance did not have one when I bought my yak second hand, to me, very frustrating as I was fishing randomly not knowing the reefs / drop offs
Navionics + changed that
by SitDown
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fishing Kayak Newbie~ Is this a good fishing kayak?
Replies: 11
Views: 1043

Re: Fishing Kayak Newbie~ Is this a good fishing kayak?

Can anyone comment on bestdealsmarine.co.nz in general and this kayak in particular? The "Yak Xipe" life jacket they sell is probably the best deal in town, usually 250ish. I bought mine there last year & was 75 bucks cheaper then the next best deal of the same jacket... you wont go wrong with a pu...
by SitDown
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Narrow Neck 08/04
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: Narrow Neck 08/04

Good result mate, what sizes are they getting around NN

Sorry about your loss, a nice send off spreading Spuds ashes at sea
by SitDown
Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AKL Harbour Bridge 25 March
Replies: 6
Views: 846

Re: AKL Harbour Bridge 25 March

nice haul mate, bet you`re stoked
interesting you mention hook difference, for the last many years, have always used recurves
what baits did you use
by SitDown
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Not NN but up North
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Re: Not NN but up North

nice report mate
where up north
by SitDown
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NEW KAYAK FISHING STORE IN NZ
Replies: 9
Views: 1154

Re: NEW KAYAK FISHING STORE IN NZ

MAXGARCIA wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:47 pm
HI, I'M ACTUALLY A OWNER A FISHING KAYAK STORE IN MY COUNTRY
Post a link to your website please
by SitDown
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NAVIONICS Chart Updates - Help Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 897

Re: NAVIONICS Chart Updates - Help Needed

Would the updated card now be navionics gold or platinum plus ?