Search found 4307 matches

by kayak chris
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Will a wetsuit keep me warm?
Replies: 8
Views: 2576

Re: Will a wetsuit keep me warm?

Hi Mental, for once I might be able to offer you some knowledge. ;) Im a keen windsurfer and spend most of winter in my wetsuit, what I find is that when im in the water it does what it should and lets a thin layer of water enter and warm with the heat of my body insulating me from the outside, when...
by kayak chris
Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Right technique?
Replies: 23
Views: 2600

Re: Right technique?

Cheers for all the feedback Mental, It is apreciated.
Yea I will continue with Softbaits as I do like the idea and convenience (from a kayak) of them.
Sounds like the softbait vs bait discussion is a bit of a holden vs ford scenario. :)
Will keep you posted. ;)
by kayak chris
Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Right technique?
Replies: 23
Views: 2600

Re: Right technique?

Hi guys, Ok so I went out again lastnight (only for about an hour or so due to light), again not a thing happening for me fish wise. I did meet a fellow kayak fisherman out there, and he suggested that I am wasting my time with softbaits, as unless its the middle of summer, or you happen to hit a fi...
by kayak chris
Thu Apr 23, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Right technique?
Replies: 23
Views: 2600

Re: Right technique?

Thanks for the feedback guys. And thanks Mental for the heads up on the forum, ;) Yes the fish jumping the other day were bait fish, but my experience tells me that they are normaly jumping for a reason, so thought there may have been something a little more worth while down there. (I dont have a FF...
by kayak chris
Wed Apr 22, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Right technique?
Replies: 23
Views: 2600

Re: Right technique?

Thanks Ambo,
your right, there is plenty of great info out there, and I probably do need to just spend some more time on the water doing it.
Will let ya know how I get on.
by kayak chris
Wed Apr 22, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Right technique?
Replies: 23
Views: 2600

Re: Right technique?

Thanks for your help, Yea will give it another shot in the next day or so, and will lwt you know how I get on. Do you guys normally use burley? I understand the reasons for being careful with this, mr bitey etc, but do you normally have a better strike rate if you are using burley with soft bates? C...
by kayak chris
Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Right technique?
Replies: 23
Views: 2600

Right technique?

Hi guys, I went out for my first fish from a kayak lastnight.... :P With my trusty sea kayak i have been using for years, and my new soft bait setup, but alas i didnt get a single bite. :( Im just wondering if I picked a bad spot (out near the shallow rocks on the ladies bay headland in aucks), or i...