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by Fishfarmer
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: 750 or 1500g Anchor
Replies: 5
Views: 1428

750 or 1500g Anchor

Hi Guys I have a 750g grapnel anchor, but I have lost the locking ring for it. So I find often that the anchor does not grip (and I end up drifting along), and when I pull it up, some of the forks have folded back in. I am in Wellington and I fish mainly in Makara, were there are mean currents. I wa...
by Fishfarmer
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lost and found at Puk Bay!
Replies: 2
Views: 947

Re: Lost and found at Puk Bay!

Get yourself a stringer. A gull will struggle then to carry away your catch!
by Fishfarmer
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Beaut day at Makara
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Beaut day at Makara

On the weekend I had such a good day at Makara. Sun shining and water calm. Went straight out to the 30m mark and on the first drop I pulled in a good trevalley of 44cm. Then later two snapper of similar size, then a good kahawai, then finally a blue cod. But what made the day so special for me was ...
by Fishfarmer
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anybody in Wellington with a Lowerance Elite 4
Replies: 6
Views: 1394

Re: Anybody in Wellington with a Lowerance Elite 4

Thanks all for the help.
I have tested my FF (twice) and it still does not power up. Bugger! Anyway I am now looking to get a replacement ( with the same plug).
by Fishfarmer
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anybody in Wellington with a Lowerance Elite 4
Replies: 6
Views: 1394

Re: Anybody in Wellington with a Lowerance Elite 4

Thanks - I don't do Facebook. But I will ask the wife to put on her Facebook page.
by Fishfarmer
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Anybody in Wellington with a Lowerance Elite 4
Replies: 6
Views: 1394

Anybody in Wellington with a Lowerance Elite 4

My FF has stopped powering up. While it could be the power supply, before I replace the connections I was hoping to test the unit. So is there anybody out there with the unit (it has one plug for the power and transducer cable). Apparently the Elite 4 is discontinued and none of the marine supply pl...
by Fishfarmer
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wellington south coast. Tarakena bay
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Wellington south coast. Tarakena bay

Hi all Yesterday I went on a long paddle to Boom rock and I think my next trip will be a bit closer. Swell map shows that tomorrow this wind will drop and the south coast looks like it could be good. I am looking to launch at the ramp at Tarekena bay. Any tips on where could be good and what could b...
by Fishfarmer
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sharkskin vs Adrenalin
Replies: 6
Views: 1582

Sharkskin vs Adrenalin

Hi all I am planning ahead for the Wellington winter and think I need some decent warm clothing. At present I use a wetsuit pants and booties, and a cheap jacket. I was looking at the Adrenalin top (you get one with a zip) and leggings. Each about $70 from Fergs. How do these compare to Sharkskin. I...
by Fishfarmer
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hang kayak with pulley
Replies: 7
Views: 1915

Hang kayak with pulley

Hi all Well I finally got a kayak - I wanted a Reload but ended up with a Viking Predator. It is a bit old but I am chuffed anyway. I am yet to take it out, and that is the plan for this weekend. I want to hang the kayak in my garage using a pulley system with a loop for the front and back end of th...
by Fishfarmer
Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: WTB Viking Reload
Replies: 2
Views: 804

WTB Viking Reload

I am looking for a Reload kayak in decent condition. I am in Wellington but could get it delivered down here.

Keen to get on the water.
by Fishfarmer
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transport kayak on ute
Replies: 9
Views: 3074

Re: Transport kayak on ute

Thanks for all the advice.
by Fishfarmer
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Transport kayak on ute
Replies: 9
Views: 3074

Transport kayak on ute

Hi all Well I am so new to kayaking that I don't even have a kayak yet. But keen as. I am looking for some ideas on transporting my future kayak. I have a ute and have a roof rack on the the front drivers compartment. For the back I was planning to get a bicycle rack that attaches to the tow bar and...