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by B0ydie
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Do fish react to fish finders?
Replies: 8
Views: 682

Re: Do fish react to fish finders?

I think it really depends on the kilohertz of the transducer I have fished next to a mate 20mtrs away who had a 1 kilohertz transducer on his boat and my little 83 Hertz transducer on my kayak we were both marking snaps and using the same softies I cleaned up he got nothing. But that is just an obse...
by B0ydie
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: VHF Radios
Replies: 13
Views: 1226

Re: VHF Radios

marine deals have the below on special this week I have had an icon for the last 4 yrs no issues at all and really clear https://www.marine-deals.co.nz/icom-ic-m25-euro-floating-handheld-vhf-radio-marine-blue?sc_src=email_3434839&sc_lid=263846327&sc_uid=PWzb72XvDY&sc_llid=30973&sc_eh=df2d6782192a83d...
by B0ydie
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: winter kayak fishing
Replies: 17
Views: 2602

Re: winter kayak fishing

the aropec stuff is very similar to the sharkskin I just wear that then the waterproof jacket and pants over the top as mentioned earlier
Casualtyward and awondering are right about the waterproof boots does make a big difference having warm tootsies

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by B0ydie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: winter kayak fishing
Replies: 17
Views: 2602

Re: winter kayak fishing

I wear these https://www.marine-deals.co.nz/thermals-base-layers/aropec-aquathermal-pants https://www.marine-deals.co.nz/thermals-base-layers/aropec-aquathermal-watersports-long-sleeve-rash-top marinedeals have them on special from time to time then a windproof/splashproof top and pants over the top...
by B0ydie
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Deep diving lures
Replies: 17
Views: 2251

Re: Deep diving lures

motackle ships to New Zealand Dr evils are a great lure trolling at different depths also works really well and miracle stock all sorts of lures

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by B0ydie
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: chill pod lid
Replies: 5
Views: 1025

Re: chill pod lid

Working in the construction industry and having dealt with expanding foam a fair bit I suggest you do it in stages as you mentioned if it over fills I would imagine it would blow up like a beach ball you won't know you have over filled it for a couple of days as the holes will cure first and seal it...
by B0ydie
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 20lb Snapper?
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: 20lb Snapper?

nice fish though some great shots there

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by B0ydie
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 20lb Snapper?
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: 20lb Snapper?

hope you went to far north of the point in the marine reserve [emoji16]Image

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by B0ydie
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transducer install help
Replies: 1
Views: 544

Re: Transducer install help

mate I mounted mine the same way when I had a blue mako kayak and it sticked out a little bit and I had no worries with it I wouldn't go shaving anything off anything

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by B0ydie
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Looking for Intro Kayak
Replies: 7
Views: 1301

Re: Looking for Intro Kayak

On the hunt for kayak to start my fishing adventures on. I am a fairly over 6 foot and over 100kg so don't want anything too small. Any recommendations or second hand goodies floating around would be appreciated! I have a viking profish FOR SALE $1400 Viking profish 400 comes with propelz fish bag ...
by B0ydie
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone carrying all their tackle in their PFD?
Replies: 28
Views: 3610

Re: Anyone carrying all their tackle in their PFD?

I use a trout fishing jacket over top of pfd to carry tackle so if it turns bad and i end up in the water I can dump it. Started using it on my first kayak p30 mako which had no storage

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by B0ydie
Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: urapukapuka
Replies: 1
Views: 649

urapukapuka

anyone fishing around here between Xmas and new years if you are I might catch you out there

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by B0ydie
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Tagit insulated bag/well cover for reload
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Re: Tagit insulated bag/well cover for reload

fyi I believe it is the same as the 400 bag

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by B0ydie
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: FOR SALE: NRS Boundry Shoe Size 11 - SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 1369

Re: FOR SALE: NRS Boundry Shoe Size 11

i could be keen on them pm me dets id like to try on first Sent from my SM-G920I using Tapatalk Sorry B0ydie, I beat you to them! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170913/02eea92f782864f9b20401eed9e53651.jpg Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk bugger[emoji22] Sent from my SM-G920I using Tapatalk
by B0ydie
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: FOR SALE: NRS Boundry Shoe Size 11 - SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 1369

Re: FOR SALE: NRS Boundry Shoe Size 11

i could be keen on them pm me dets id like to try on first

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by B0ydie
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transport kayak on ute
Replies: 9
Views: 2330

Re: Transport kayak on ute

I just carry mine upside down on the roof racks I wouldn't personally worry about cradles as they can be a hassle getting the yak into them when you have to lift it above your head. it also depends on the yak you end up getting as they all can sit a little different Sent from my SM-G920I using Tapat...
by B0ydie
Wed May 24, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Long Distance Trolling Speed
Replies: 5
Views: 806

Re: Long Distance Trolling Speed

I like the Red and white Rapala for kingis

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by B0ydie
Sun May 21, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: River Run - Warning: Non Fishing Post!
Replies: 3
Views: 885

Re: River Run - Warning: Non Fishing Post!

I've done something similar down the hoteo river just out of wellsford but I took my shotgun with me

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by B0ydie
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lightweight kayak advice
Replies: 15
Views: 2315

Re: Lightweight kayak advice

I have a profish 400 and love it. My paddling speed is around 6 km/h with no breeze and goes down to about 5 in 10-15 knots head wind. I lift mine onto the roof of my ute easily

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by B0ydie
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PLB
Replies: 20
Views: 2895

Re: PLB

Yeah I have one I use it for hunting also I like the fact that it has a solid aerial that you can point up some of the others the aerial is a wire. I think it is a good unit for the price but it is a little larder in size than the acr and McCurdy fast find Sent from my SM-G920I using Tapatalk Thank...