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Stealth Kayak Pro Fisha 575 Review part 3 of 4, rough water trial, self rescue test

This is my last session paddling the Stealth Profisha 575 before handing it back to Russell (Part 4 and final will be an overview of my time trialling it and a coverage of the deck lay out I have set up for Russell)  ..for this session I take it out at my local beach, Stanmore Bay,  with 25knots

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How to – self rescue sit on top fishing kayak guide – with Paddleguy.com & EAKFC

In this session I join the members of local, NZ East Auckland Kayak Fishing Club (EAKFC), in the pool for some  SoT kayak self-rescue  practise. Although they have been kayak fishing for some time, for many of the member’s  this is the first time they have attempted trying to get back on their kayaks. I

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Viking Kayak Profish Reload | Rough water trial

A 25-30knt NW blowing straight into my local beach was just the conditions I needed to give the new Viking Profish Reload a run in some sloppy, choppy seas. You will see in the videos below how the kayak performed in these conditions and below I have outlined a couple of key things I was

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Kayak Fishing session North Shore part 2 | Browns Bay

In this session I headed to Browns Bay to join the guys from Canoe & kayak North shore. In this session head guide Allan had a couple of clients to take through a skills course, teaching some basic paddle techniques  and some self rescue tips before heading off for a fish. I joined in with the lesson

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How to get back on your kayak quickly and easily

“How to get back on your kayak” a question I get asked all the time by first time kayak buyers. This guide is a brief run through how to get back on your kayak if you fall off. Anyone can do this and all you need is practice. Demonstrated here using the Viking Kayaks Profish 400

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Stealth Kayaks Pro Fisha 575 review Paddleguy.com

  Local Auckland kayak angler Russell (aka Rusty) contacted me recently to advise his new Stealth Kayaks Pro Fisha 575 had arrived in the country and was ready for some outfitting. Rusty imported  the Pro Fisha  direct from the AU Stealth distributor and to my knowledge this is the only Pro Fisha 575 in NZ

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East Auckland Kayak Fishing Club Trip

[image lightbox=”true”]http://www.paddleguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/P1000451.jpg[/image] [image lightbox=”true”]http://www.paddleguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/P1000458.jpg[/image] The guys from East Auckland kayak fishing club  (EAKFC )invited me to join them on their monthly trip, this month’s trip was at Narrow Neck Beach on Auckland’s North Shore. This time of year the fishing here is fantastic with large schools of snapper moving into the Hauraki ready for spawning. 

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A great morning on the water with the kids in my tandem sea kayak

In this trip report I will share with you one of the greatest rewards I get from kayaking and that is sharing it with my kids…Location: our local beach in Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa, we head to the beach with my double sea kayak (Beachcomber Duo)…  we… being my 2 sons, Milan (6), Alexander (3) and cousin Jack

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