Kayaking

Top 5 Things to do at Lake Somerset

WITH so much to do at Lake Somerset and surrounds, sometimes the hardest thing can be deciding what to do. Here are five top activities to undertake while visiting the picturesque lake, which is about an hour’s drive northwest of Brisbane. 1. Fishing You can’t mention Lake Somerset and not think of fishing. The dam has a reputation for holding some …

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Sunshine Coast Kayaking and Fishing

Another kayak fishing option is targeting rivers or tight water. Nothing is better than taking the kayak to a new spot and exploring a narrow, untouched waterway. Viking’s Profish GT kayak is designed for anglers looking for a versatile, compact and easily managed setup. The Tackle Pod in the middle of the Viking is an angler’s dream and allows you to pack away …

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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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