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How to anchor your kayak when fishing using a running rig

  After choosing your fishing kayak you will need to select key accessories to get started… high up this list should be an anchoring system. Kayaks are only small things on the water, even light winds can blow them off a fishing spot faster than you realize,  an anchor system is essential for your success,

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Keeping your catch fresh from the Ocean to the Table… some basics

After filleting the snapper I caught kayak fishing last night I thought it would be good to share some of my own opinions on best practises for keeping your catch fresh and at best table eating quality…the fact is many fisherman do not look after the fish they catch and the resulting experience for the

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Railblaza StarPort modification for greater Rod holder adjustment

  I have recently been playing around with a modification to the the mounting of my RAILBLAZA StarPorts and wanted to share this great little mod. This was shown to me by kayak fishing expert and Viking Kayaks NZ sales manager Stephen Tapp… where he mounted a StarPort to the bait board on his fishing

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Surf to Summit Insulated fish bag review paddleguy.com

Keeping my catch fresh is the most important thing to me when kayak fishing..looking after the fish from the moment it comes out of the ocean makes all the difference to the enjoyment at the table. To help me keep my fish fresh and secure I use the Insulated Fish Bag from Surf To Summit

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C-Tug Kayak trolley, the best all round kayak trolley. Review paddleguy.com

That’s right, the C-Tug, in my opinion is the best all round kayak trolley available today. I have been using the NZ Made C-Tug trolley for over 6 years  and for many of those years i have been involved in retailing of kayaks and other trolleys .. the C-Tug has always been by far the

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Product feature: Kayak storage solution- RAILBLAZA StarPort wall sling

  If you’re looking for any easier way to store your kayak, ski or SUP RAILBLAZA has the answer with the StarPort wall sling. I have recently started using it to store kayaks around the house and this week am at the family holiday home where I have transferred the Wall sling to store my

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Paddle Guy Trip report, kayak fishing Bland Bay with Team KFDU

This weekend is the final leg of a 4 part  kayak fishing competition run by Orton Events.  This session is the Auckland -Northland sector called Bridge to Cape  sponsored by Kayak Pro Whangarie.  I headed off from home at 3am to join the boys from team KFDU at Bland Bay, Northland for a day out chasing winter snapper. Rob and Buj

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Compact camera reviews for use on kayaks and outdoors,

As many of you know I seldom hit the water without my cameras, currently I am using the Panasonic Lumix FT3 and the GoPro HD2 .. to get all the footage in my videos and blog posts. I generally have them mounted to the kayak using the Railblaza camera booms (600 & 150) which offer greater versatility for

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Army bay snapper kayak fishing session & Kayaking with Dolphins

Queens birthday weekend 2012…what a stunner! perfect kayaking conditions all weekend, Friday- kayak surf session…Sat & Sunday time with family, which led to today’s session hunting snapper at Army Bay, Whangaparaoa (North Auckland NZ). Its been a while since I have been to Army bay for a kayak, this spot is a very good fishing spot with plenty of

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AT Paddles Exodus Fishstix , first trial on a Crisp winter evening kayak surf at Orewa

This week here in North Auckland we have had a stunning week of weather, today’s sunrise over Stanmore bay was no exception and a swell rolled in to offer a chance of some surfing at Orewa. all in the order of “product testing” I headed out with Ross from RAILBLAZA (who was on his SUP) for an

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