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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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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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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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“The Stick” Greenland style paddle, my first trial

this is my quick report from  first time short paddle using  a Greenland style paddle..aka “the stick” … after the first 10 minutes using this paddle my preconceived ideas were quickly erased ..who would have thought a “stick” would work so well!? whilst I have seen and heard about these paddles  I have not bothered t learn

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Kayak surfing trip reports and videos

Published on May 5, 2012 by in Trip reports

Kayak Surfing trip reports To see a full list of my kayak surfing reports from  NZ  see HERE Kayak Surfing Videos To see a full list of kayak surfing video sessions see this page HERE  

 
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Kayak Fishing trip reports from NZ

Published on May 5, 2012 by in Trip reports

Kayak Fishing trip reports To see a full list of my kayak fishing reports from  NZ  see HERE Kayak Fishing Videos To see a full list of video Kayak fishing reports see this page HERE  

 
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Beachcomber surf session in Messy Orewa surf…30knt gusts

In this session I am at Orewa beach again..surfs up but so is the wind…as you will see in the below video there were more Kite Surfers out than surfers…in fact I only saw t surfers, 1 windsurfer 20 kite surfers and Me in the sea kayak… join me for some smash and bash and be sure

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Paddleguy trip report : Kayak fishing Bay of Islands, Rawhiti

IN this session I head to the magic, Bay of Islands where myself and Barracuda Kayaks owner, Gordon Robinson head out for a spot rock gardening, cave exploring finished with a spot of fishing… This video is just a small taste of the great paddling that the Bay Of Ilsands offers kayaks of all interests… enjoy and

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SOT Kayak surf session Orewa NZ, April 2012

Here’s short video showing some surf action from Orewa Beach NZ. In this trip I strip down my Barracuda Kayak Fish Pro kayak of all it’s fishing related accessories..attached a paddle leash, set of thigh braces and set off for a session … surfing your fishing kayak is a great way to get confidence both in your

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