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Kayak Fishing Tauranga NZ April 2012, Bay Kayak Anglers comp

In this trip report I am at Tauranga NZ, fishing part of the Bay Kayak Anglers, Cobra kayaks classic 2012.. I met with a few lads around 5am at Pilot bay which is located beside Mt Manganui, there were a few locals and some from Whakatane and Auckland… the plan was to fish the harbour

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Sea Kayak surf session Orewa March 2012

Check out the video below from a quick kayak surf at Orewa last week, very small surf but a good chance to get out and practice..this session I trial surfing backwards after watching another guy do it..he features at the end of the video  

 
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Kayak, Run & fish, Takapuna Beach to Rangitoto island training session 23/02/12

In  this trip I take  the Barracuda Duo sea kayak to Takapuna Beach where I will be joined by Sam Goodall (Multi Sport Coach. website http://www.therightrevolution.co.nz/) … the plan is to paddle to Rangitoto Island (McKenzie’s bay) run the 9km (ish) loop past the warf, up to the summit (260m above water level) and back

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Hobie Kayak Tandem Island trip, Stanmore bay NZ

In this trip report I am doing something a little different…ie _ “No Paddling”  ..Mathew has bought his Hobie Kayak tandem Island down to my local beach, Stanmore Bay NZ, where I am going to film this great set up to showcase the RAILBLAZA gear he has mounted on it, Mathew s set up is one of

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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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kayaking with the kids, Hahei Coromandel Xmas 2011

Xmas 2011 saw me head to our family holiday home in the Coromandel of NZ to a magic spot called Hahei…located just a short 2 min walk for the beach this is a great spot for exploring the caves and rock gardens, kayak fishing and spearfishing. There is a little shallow creek that running through hahei which is a nice safe

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Rangitoto Island mid week, evening kayak & hike trip

Its mid week and I have just finished work and heading to Auckland’s North Shore to meet up with friend Alison who is up from Christchurch on  sales trip.  Ali is keen on an adventure so I have planned to take her for a paddle from Takapuna beach (15 Mins from Auck CBD) to Rangitoto Island where we will walk to the lookout at

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The benefits to surfing your Fishing Kayak

For any kayaker looking to increase confidence, skill, understanding of there kayak or just for some fun …kayak surfing would have to be the best way to answer all these needs. This is especially relevant to fisherman looking to get into kayak fishing for the purpose of fishing offshore where they will ineviatably be faced with waves.

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Scollops, Snapper & Kahawai all within 20 mins of Auckland’s North Shore

… OK so thats 20 mins by boat, proabably take about 1 1/2 hours by kayak to get where I fishing on Sunday… whilst this report has nothing to do with kayaking other than I am going to plan a trip back here in the kayak and make an overnight trip of it.  I thought

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Kayak fishing sessions, North Shore part 1 | Browns Bay

Less the 20 mins drive from Auckland CBD is North Shore..this is where I am heading this session to join the guys from local kayak specialty store Canoe & Kayak. They have set up a regular Weds night fishing trip for newcomers and experienced kayaks to have a go at fishing from the kayak… In

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