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by sk8e8
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Do It Yourself
Topic: I've replaced the wife!
Replies: 4
Views: 1743

Re: I've replaced the wife!

Nice mate, I like it. How much pressure can you have it put out? IE, only good for light braids, or can you do enough for 50/80lb ?
by sk8e8
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Discounted PLB group-buy for KFNZ members.
Replies: 12
Views: 2233

Re: Discounted PLB group-buy for KFNZ members.

Which is the one people are going for?
by sk8e8
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best Rod & Reel brand(s).
Replies: 9
Views: 1689

Re: Best Rod & Reel brand(s).

Just started using the Catch pe2 set up and :inlove: it Been using the Catch pe5 jig set up the softbait set up for a while now and they're going strong :y: I just got one of those too (PE2). Quite different to my previous set I was using, and it's taking me a bit to get used to the lever drag. Not...
by sk8e8
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The kingfish that didn't want to die
Replies: 7
Views: 1619

Re: The kingfish that didn't want to die

Bummer. You don't bleed your kingies? Normally do but the spot were fishing is well known for big sharks and the odd white so don't like to much blood hanging around :sweat: Fair call. Lost a couple of nice ones on Friday due to sharks - maybe bleeding my first one brought them around. Just find th...
by sk8e8
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: With so many choices, why a kayak?
Replies: 32
Views: 4264

Re: With so many choices, why a kayak?

Why I fish out of a kayak - cheap, easy to launch, no maintenance, stealth, and can fish in places where boats don't... Why I fish out of a boat - fish with family, fish the further out, and deeper spots... Why I (used to) fish off a jetski - one word - speed! All valid - I only have a jetski now d...
by sk8e8
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The kingfish that didn't want to die
Replies: 7
Views: 1619

Re: The kingfish that didn't want to die

Bummer. You don't bleed your kingies?
by sk8e8
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lightweight kayak advice
Replies: 15
Views: 2438

Re: Lightweight kayak advice

Best thing I ever did was get a trailer. That's after buggering my shoulders and rusting half my car roof! Would never just put one on a car again.
by sk8e8
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stealth vs. Old Town Predator pedal drive
Replies: 27
Views: 4513

Re: Stealth vs. Old Town Predator pedal drive

Team New Zealand...
by sk8e8
Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Clifton March 5th - New PB Snapper!
Replies: 8
Views: 1525

Re: Clifton March 5th - New PB Snapper!

Nice one mate. Always good to be improving!
by sk8e8
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Free - Large spool 36kg mono
Replies: 1
Views: 501

Re: Free - Large spool 36kg mono

Given to me by game fisho who respools every other year, line has been kept indoors when not out strangling Marlin. I was after 24kg, but ended up with 36. so will have to wait until 2019 now |( Doesn't work on the weedeater either. Bright yellow, brand unknown although he's not cheap when it comes...
by sk8e8
Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Garmin transducer compatibility?
Replies: 1
Views: 666

Re: Garmin transducer compatibility?

If it's the same plug, it should work fine.
by sk8e8
Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Tuna Hunt 25th Feb 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 4011

Re: Tuna Hunt 25th Feb 2017

Kingfish killer wrote:Well done :y: Geez that Tuna looks good on the bbq !
I agree. Started salivating, even tho I've just finished dinner lol
by sk8e8
Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SA Face Shields
Replies: 18
Views: 4511

Re: SA Face Shields

Did you block out the promo code there HLD?
by sk8e8
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Tackle and Accessories
Topic: Heavier top water spinner/caster?
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Re: Heavier top water spinner/caster?

I have a Clash 6000, and LOVING it!!! Had my first real session on top water on Friday night, but hooked 20+, landing only 5 and keeping one. But watching the action is just awesome.
by sk8e8
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: garmin FF combo
Replies: 1
Views: 903

Re: garmin FF combo

I have decided to upgrade my ff to either a garmin 557xs or a garmin . apart from some very small differences they appear almost identical. can anyone tell me what the difference is? i also see that there is a 557xs in the for sale section but have been bitten by the secondhand Ff before so a littl...
by sk8e8
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: FS - Garmin GPSMAP 557xs
Replies: 2
Views: 695

Re: FS - Garmin GPSMAP 557xs

dedant wrote:How much??
$600 ONO
by sk8e8
Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: FS - Garmin GPSMAP 557xs
Replies: 2
Views: 695

FS - Garmin GPSMAP 557xs

Hey guys. Upgrading my Fish finder and my old one is for sale. Garmin GPSMAP 557xs with the standard 600w 50/200 transducer. Has the quickdraw function, which for me has been a game changer. http://baymarineelectronics.co.nz/fish-finders-1/chartplotter-fish-finder-combos/garmin-gpsmap-557xs.html" on...
by sk8e8
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Downscan vs chirp to replace Elite 4
Replies: 3
Views: 877

Re: Downscan vs chirp to replace Elite 4

Ikwezinz wrote:
sk8e8 wrote:Can you fit a side scan unit?
Not sure on transducer size, so side scan over down view?


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I haven't used side much yet, but have used down plenty. Most units with side will also have down though :)
by sk8e8
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Downscan vs chirp to replace Elite 4
Replies: 3
Views: 877

Re: Downscan vs chirp to replace Elite 4

Can you fit a side scan unit?
by sk8e8
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Do It Yourself
Topic: Rod stand
Replies: 11
Views: 2847

Re: Rod stand

Very nice!