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Kayak Fishing session Waipu Cove, NZ with Kayak Pro

[slideshow type=”anything” source=”{s:waipu-cove-plastics-vs-bait}” toggleControls=”true”] check out the great video report for this session at the end of the review In this session I am up in the Northland region on a sales trip for Barracuda kayaks, with my evenings free I stop in to see good friend and owner of Kayak Pro, Shamus…as always his

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Spearfishing Trip..the gear I use and some tips on how to use the kayaks as a platform

Over the xmas holiday I planned several trips in the kayak to snorkel for crayfish, scollops and do a bit of spearfishing..however the wind and rain meant I only managed to get out once. This quick trip report is from that session I have put a few images into a slide show below or if

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Garmin Echo 300c Fish Finder first trip a success!…and no bait, just the Zman soft plastics…

I mentioned in  previous post that I have fitted a Garmin echo 300c fishfinder…( I will be posting a video and description of my instillation of the fishfinder soon). After what feels like weeks of leaving the kayak in the garage I got a chance this afternoon to head out off my local beach to test the fishfinder

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Sea Kayak trip, Cathedral Cove, Coromandel NZ

Anyone that has kayaked the NZ coastline will no doubt agree we have some very accessible special spots to explore or hunt and gather from … one such spot, which is a favorite for me, is Hahei Coromandel NZ. .. I am fortunate to have access to a family batch (holiday house) at this very popular coastal

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Kayak Fishing & Paua dive session, Wellington, Makara beach

In this trip report I head to Wellington NZ  to fish with Dave from Fergs Kayaks Wellington. Dave knows I am keen on some blue cod, Paua & possibly a crayfish or 2 so he has a suggested we head to west of wellington to Makara beach. This is my first time fishing this region

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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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2 in 1 trip report…

After a fantastic day with temps getting up into the 20″s I was itching to get out on the water for a kayak…its been a long cold winter as always … and today we get a taste of whats to come….the long summer evenings where the water is glassy and the temperature is balmy! For me this is a bit

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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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Kayak fishing with a longline

Kayak Long Line fishing article written for NZKayak Magazine in 2009 [image icon=”zoom” lightbox=”true”]http://www.paddleguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/P1010026.jpg[/image] The benefits of kayaks, as a fishing platform have been recognized by long line fisherman for years in NZ. Whilst I have been fishing from kayaks for several years now it is only recently that I have had a chance to

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Kayaking & Snorkeling with nature

  Through Kayaking you get to see nature in a way that not many others can. The quiet, unthreatening nature of kayaks means that most animals and sea creatures will carry on about their business while you observe or catch them on film. I have spent countless hours on the water seeing some amazing things

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