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by Hainesy
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: Bream Bay newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 292

Re: Bream Bay newbie

I’m still around and know the area pretty well ... though Orson is right in that I’ve got a place on the Kaipara now. Out off Waipu it fishes pretty well all along the Bay right up to the estuary. Don’t have to go out too far... there’s a “Reef” abt 800m out (sand bank) and you will pick Fish up rig...
by Hainesy
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Introducing my new battleship old town PDL
Replies: 25
Views: 1490

Re: Introducing my new battleship old town PDL

Nice ride :y: :y:
by Hainesy
Fri May 11, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lower back pain
Replies: 13
Views: 1045

Re: Lower back pain

Use a small Home made bean bag in the Reload and if it gets too bad I stretch forward and hang my legs over the side
by Hainesy
Fri May 11, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Anyone been out lately
Replies: 18
Views: 1680

Re: Anyone been out lately

Not at all at the moment ☹️☹️
by Hainesy
Tue May 01, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: New guy
Replies: 4
Views: 545

Re: New guy

Welcome... some very nice fish indeed !
by Hainesy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Square Top 23 April
Replies: 8
Views: 670

Re: Square Top 23 April

Great spot !.... can’t complain abt that !
by Hainesy
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This forum - giving likes.
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Re: This forum - giving likes.

If I remember correctly this was looked at a while back and back then it was decided against ... however if you want, KFNZ also has a FB page where you can give as many “thumbs up” as you like
by Hainesy
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please vote....a cheeky few votes wont hurt
Replies: 8
Views: 517

Re: Please vote....a cheeky few votes wont hurt

Only because it’s you big guy ! :y: :y:
by Hainesy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Narrow Neck Post Storm - Sweet as Bro!
Replies: 4
Views: 702

Re: Narrow Neck Post Storm - Sweet as Bro!

Sweet as !.... great result.
by Hainesy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help struggling getting the Kayak to the water
Replies: 30
Views: 2819

Re: Help struggling getting the Kayak to the water

Trust me when I say there is no amount of money you could spend on a kayak that still wouldn’t make it seem cheap compared to anything with a motor [emoji22] Haha...yep... definitely agree !... now owning a small centre console as well as 2x fully rigged fishing yaks, I only have to drive past a Bu...
by Hainesy
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fishing Kayak Newbie~ Is this a good fishing kayak?
Replies: 11
Views: 955

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

Mmmm... this question comes up a lot.... so my response is along the lines of.... What support / back up will you get if something goes wrong ? Is it NZ made ? What’s the warranty.... 2-3-4 years vs some NZ Manufacturers that give essentially lifetime warranties on the hull There’s heaps of products...
by Hainesy
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Remember
Replies: 92
Views: 9190

Re: Remember

So after 7 long years of procrastinating and promising to visit the skin doctor I finally did it ! The suspect looking moles , some that were itchy turned out to be ok . Surprising for me was the fact they found one tiny pin prick of a spot basically in my armpit that never ever sees the sun that I...
by Hainesy
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Australian Kayak fishing Championships Exmouth WA Aug 2 /18
Replies: 7
Views: 782

Re: Australian Kayak fishing Championships Exmouth WA Aug 2 /18

Oh how tempting!... don’t think I’ll be “battle fit “ and all repaired by then ... unfortunately ☹️☹️
by Hainesy
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: FS Stealth Evolution 495
Replies: 1
Views: 491

Re: FS Stealth Evolution 495

Ok.... so someone has to vouch for this “fine upstanding citizen”.... so who will it be ? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yeah, he’s alright ...not a bad b@stard at all ! ;) ;) ;)
by Hainesy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Wheeleez Kayak Trolley
Replies: 25
Views: 6360

Re: Wheeleez Kayak Trolley

Is this one of, the longest running post threads on the Forum ?...... :D :D :D .... been going for over 7 years now..!

Just to give you an update, the original Wheelez trolley that I originally posted is still going strong.... well... at least it was the last time I used it !
by Hainesy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fish finder set up fail????
Replies: 5
Views: 631

Re: Fish finder set up fail????

Yep...almost definitely a power issue.... sometimes it’s not as simple as Andrew explained.. salt water exposure corrosion can sometimes creep up the cabling and everything can look fine at the joints and connections only for you the have a corrosion break further up the cable
by Hainesy
Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A cautionary tale
Replies: 33
Views: 3062

Re: A cautionary tale

Another option that I’ve seen done, but haven’t done myself , is to turn around completely so you’re facing the breaking surf and to work your way onto shore backwards. If you get a large swell or wave you just paddle hard into it as you would when you launch and when’s it’s broken paddle backwards ...
by Hainesy
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: John from Auckland
Replies: 5
Views: 743

Re: John from Auckland

Welcome aboard!
by Hainesy
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sorry folks another NN TR
Replies: 13
Views: 1163

Re: Sorry folks another NN TR

Great stuff !.... must admit I haven’t fished NN for ages...the often crazy boat traffic just made it less than enjoyable !