Kayaking

Whiting Fishing Fun on the Flats in a Dream Kayak

You can cover lots of ground drifting, but don’t rule out jumping out of the kayak and beaching it or tying it to you so it doesn’t float away and continuing to wade the flats with your kayak by your side. The gear I use consists of a light 1-3kg, 7’ rod and 2000-size reel with a smooth drag. The most …

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Stuart River kayaking adventure

Corey was fishing from the boat nearby and doing well also. The decision was made to take a few fish between us to cook up for dinner using Harmo’s secret herb and spice mix that Colonel Sanders would be proud of. As the sun set on another spectacular day, we headed back to camp, which took about 45 minutes of travel in …

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Kayak fishing in creeks

For me summer means kayak fishing in creeks and rivers. Most watercourses can be paddled fairly easily but sometimes they can be blocked by log jams.  To make it easier to traverse such obstacles, try to limit how much gear you take with you. Even the smaller kayaks such as a Freak Assassin GT will weigh over 25kg without your …

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E Z Throw Cast Net for Kids and Kayakers

THE 6’-spread E Z Throw Cast Net is now available, along with the best-selling 9’-spread E Z Throw Cast Net, and all nets come with an instructional DVD. New 6’ E Z Throw Cast Nets feature a 10” aluminium ring that serves as a handle, and when thrown parallel to the water centrifugal force opens the net into a perfect …

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What to Consider When Getting Your First Kayak

• Wind is also something to consider because it can throw up some chop on the water, which can be undesirable and if coupled with the tide can make for very hard work paddling back. Conditions such as the wind, tides and swell play a massive role in your trip planning. It’s important to check all these things before launching …

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Choosing your First Kayak

Things to consider after your purchase – safety Remaining safe on the water is a must and should be the first thing to consider after buying your first kayak. Here are a few things and tips to consider: Always wear a personal floatation device when you are on the water. Check your local government requirements for the minimum approved type …

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Impatient for Cod Season Fishing

After checking the water clarity, the tackle box was opened and a bright red Cod Lolly was clipped onto the leader. There were so many snags in the section I was exploring that fishing them all would have taken days. Paddling upstream, I dropped a light anchor over to hold position while giving the most promising-looking snags a few quick …

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Freak Sports Torpedo 10 Kayak

fittings, the Torpedo features a three-year warranty. The new-look centre hatch is deep enough to store all the gear you might need to keep at hand and also makes for an icebox to keep your water bottle cool. Two models in the range will consist of a Rookie Angler and Pro Angler. The Rookie Angler includes a basic seat, paddle …

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