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by dedant
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kaiaua does it for me
Replies: 10
Views: 696

Re: Kaiaua does it for me

Good job. Is that JB flavoured hand sanitiser there? :D
by dedant
Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First trip report
Replies: 11
Views: 627

Re: First trip report

Sweet,mate! I have a Shimano 6-8kg Lipstix 7'6" 2pce with Shimano 2500 Alivio or Slade loaded with braid for $120ono ( I need to buy my own Yak!) Or Shimano Backbone Elite 5-8kg 2pce with same reel as above $ 180 . ( + post) Both good SB sets,I don't need both so I'll sell one, barely used :)
by dedant
Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Rigging and Rigged Kayaks
Topic: Scrambler
Replies: 26
Views: 4257

Re: Scrambler

I'll look foward to reading your report. :) I am using an old Scrambler and sit in a puddle the whole time, ok until I get back and stand up in a breeze...owww. Good hunting..you're in paradise ;)
by dedant
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singing for our Supper (Kohimarama, 18/02/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 660

Re: Singing for our Supper (Kohimarama, 18/02/13)

Yep, working on Cliff Rd , St Heliers....I have to look at that all day!....sigh... :( ;(
by dedant
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: Hi there, West Auckland Massey Newbie here
Replies: 9
Views: 877

Re: Hi there, West Auckland Massey Newbie here

Ahh, yea , gidday :)
by dedant
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ian Ferguson works with the Charity Yakkers team
Replies: 5
Views: 466

Re: Ian Ferguson works with the Charity Yakkers team

Too true! :D That's Mark, I've met him.A good man , too. A member here I wonder???

A big thing they're doing, hope they all stay safe and arrive in good health, good on ya, guys :y: :y: :y:
by dedant
Wed Feb 13, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Guppy central - Auckland Harbour
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Re: Guppy central - Auckland Harbour

Playing around off Hobsonville ( Upper Harbour) after work last night we were plagued by the little "saltwater pirahna"
All cool, there is heaps to grow into someone's future dinner! :D
by dedant
Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: Kayak bouyancy
Replies: 80
Views: 7478

Re: Kayak bouyancy

My mother is a "Goon Bag" junkie, I should get 2-3 off her each week :D
by dedant
Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Tarpon 120 or 140
Replies: 4
Views: 1486

Re: Tarpon 120 or 140

After a further visit, more ques on my part, seems they are a flat bottom , sheltered water/lake boat |(
Not what I'm after. Steering toward Cobra product now :)
by dedant
Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hobsonville Point
Replies: 5
Views: 412

Hobsonville Point

Only my second time out, again solo effort, away at 5pm ,back in at 8. Two nice pannies ( my first ever fish off a kayak!) straylining and drifting pillies, couple of dropped fish, including a broken hook, I think I like this game :D
by dedant
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: Hello, from Massey, West Auckland
Replies: 6
Views: 1078

Re: Hello, from Massey, West Auckland

Just visited with a mate, West Harbour/Massey area too. Looks like it is on after work next Tues. Going out from hobsonville boat ramp. Keen to join us? ( It will be just my second attempt)
by dedant
Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Tarpon 120 or 140
Replies: 4
Views: 1486

Tarpon 120 or 140

Stopped for visit to Ferg's at Orakei for a gander and a chat, the bloke was steering me towards buying a Tarpon as my first fishing Yak. He did say to try a few different models/brands they had of course. I think I'd rather buy a locally made product, but the prices seemed ok, any thoughts on how t...
by dedant
Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Members
Topic: Hello, from Massey, West Auckland
Replies: 6
Views: 1078

Re: Hello, from Massey, West Auckland

Hey, gidday. I have launched at West Park Boat ramp. Bloody nice day for a paddle this afternoon, shame about the tsnami warning :tmi:
by dedant
Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: EOI: Another Kermit 4.3 Ultra $1950
Replies: 6
Views: 1167

Re: EOI: Another Kermit 4.3 Ultra $1950

Well, the shotgun is sold, ammo to follow...then all I need is the other$1000 to go with it :$ oh then, how to get it up here... :?: Damn ;(
by dedant
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is it stalking........
Replies: 15
Views: 1068

Re: Is it stalking........

My girlfriend thinks I'm a Stalker...well actually she doesn't know she's my girlfriend. :$
by dedant
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: FS or Swap.....RFD Life Jacket
Replies: 6
Views: 763

Re: FS or Swap.....RFD Life Jacket

Swap for ??...I have a load of nice Fallow venison in the freezer ;) And access to a private hunting "block" at :x .
by dedant
Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First time out today.
Replies: 5
Views: 671

Re: First time out today.

Cool idea, I have an old CD wallet that I was going to use for excatly that!
by dedant
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Fishing the Hard plastic @ Marsden Cove
Replies: 13
Views: 823

Re: Fishing the Hard plastic @ Marsden Cove

Good on you! Nice choice. Is it so wrong for me to be jealous? :$ Ihave run out of children to sell, so I can fund my hobbies, :?:
by dedant
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First time out today.
Replies: 5
Views: 671

First time out today.

Tried out my improvised gear crate/ rod holder on the borrowed Scrambler this afternoon, Man I think I want an easier paddled boat! :( Hard against the wind and double stroking going across ( must try a rudder on one soon) . Left the ramp at West Park Marina and trolled a plastic , then cast a softb...
by dedant
Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Do It Yourself
Topic: Ocean Kayak Fitting help
Replies: 2
Views: 802

Re: Ocean Kayak Fitting help

Thank you. Not just a good bugger, but a clever one too. :)