The joys of hands free fishing

A special section for the Hobie paddlers and peddlers of New Zealand
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470Nitro
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Joined: Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:32 pm
Kayak Make: Hobie
Kayak Model: Adventure

Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:49 pm


THE WATER SHED
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Joined: Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:14 pm
Kayak Make: HOBIE
Kayak Model: ADVENTURE ISLAND

Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:23 pm

Very cool and the hands free is a game changer.

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WaterHornet
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Joined: Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:31 pm
Kayak Make: OK
Kayak Model: Trident 4.3
Location: North Shore

Sun Dec 21, 2014 5:52 pm

That's what i call a good fight!
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PJay
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Kayak Make: Ocean
Kayak Model: Prowler 4.5 x 2
Location: Russell, Bay of Islands

Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:42 pm

Yep, all kayaks are good for being towed around - much better than having to motor up or down on fish as you have to do with powered craft.

Incidentally, in my experience kayaks that don't have big propulsion fins sitting under the hull all the time are better at slipping through the water under tow from fish.

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MikeAqua
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Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: Profish 400
VHF Call Sign: ZMT-7387
Location: Nelson

Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:55 am

Love watching the kayak pick up speed as the fish tows it. Wouldn't you be better to lift the fins when you get a fish running like that?
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