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Kayaks & Crayfish | Trip report Waikawau Bay Coromandel NZ

The Coromandel region is well known for holding a good crayfish, this session myself, Jo & Mike head to the top region of the Coromandel peninsula to a place called Waikawau Bay..The agenda : get in the kayaks and find Crayfish! well actually this was mine and Mikes first weekend away from home life so

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Sea Kayak Hahei Beach to Cathedral Cove and back for fresh snapper

In this trip I take you to one of my favourite places in the North Island Hahei Beach in the Coromandel..this place offers so much adventure, stunning nature and all within easy reach using a kayak..This trip is a short showcase of what can be done in a couple of hours. I set off from

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Kayak fishing simplicity, no fuss way to catch fresh seafood

Just tonight I have again been reminded of how much I enjoy the act of taking out my kayak and catching fresh fish… the simplicity, effectiveness and well being aspects of this simple action (Kayak Fishing) never wears thin on me and I always feel completely satisfied coming home with fresh fish for my family…here’s

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Friday kayak session with GoPro HD3 Black

Friday afternoon, July, cold , but surfs up a little so time for a paddle and this time I have the new GoPro HD3 Black to take with me and catch the footage…this session I head to Red Beach, Auckland NZ for an hour or so paddling my sea kayak in the surf… the video

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Railblaza TracPort 350 product feature

  One of the latest additions to my box of kayak fishing accessories is the RAILBLAZA TracPort 350..this is a compact version of the TracPort 500. Where the 500 needs 2 StarPorts to attach, the 350 only requires one StarPort mount and offers 3 StarPorts. making it a great compact workstation when mount space is

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Kayak & SUP surf session at Te Arai Point | with Paddle Guy

O n Saturday I headed to Te Arai Point for the first time to catch some waves with Ross and Stuart Murray. This was Stuart’s last day for a paddle before heading back home to Sydney, the weekend prior to this Stuart paddled from the entrance of the Manukau, Whatipu,  to the Tamaki river (with a portage

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Chasing snapper on hard body lures

Well I had planned just to go for a paddle…but as the title of this post suggests..there was a rod and some lures involved! ..such a stunning evening here at Stanmore bay, NZ and going for a paddle seemed a great way to end the weekend,  it felt wrong to not take at least one

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Summer days at the beach playing in Kayaks

With another stunning weekend here on the Hibiscus Coast I thought I would share some pics and video from a day at the beach with family and friends… Kayaks are such are large part of our lives and as I have said in the past, I get so much reward sharing this sport with others and

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TGI Kayak Friday…

After a long weeks work, some look forward to socializing in bars, some head out to restaurants, some go to the gym…the list goes on..my TGI Friday fix is heading out for a kayak some where, anywhere!  One of my favourites would have to be a quick kayak fish at change of light here at my local beach,

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Viking Kayaks Profish 400 | Review Part 2 Orewa

    Last session I took the Viking kayaks Profish 400 out for a play in some messy conditions at my local beach Stanmore Bay (see that report HERE)..I had planned to head out for a fish for part 2 of my review, however mother nature has other plans and the onshore wind is even

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