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Kayak fishing trip report..taking advantage of daylight savings & change of light

It is so good to have daylight savings here again…last night, after getting through the bedtime routine with the kids, I took advantage of the extra light to get a spot of fishing in. I targeted the shallow water again and this time a little later in the outgoing tide, which usually does not produce

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Fish fillet and work station using RAILBLAZA products

I have been wanting  an outside fillet station at our new house since last summer but have not had time or an idea of what would work best until today…after making a mess in the kitchen filleting last night’s catch, my wife gave me the motivation 😉 to find a better solution.. And man am

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Sea kayak paddle holder tip

Here is  couple pics to show a paddle holder option for a sea kayak. I have recently set up my new Barracuda beachcomber and one thing I was missing from my previous beachcomber was a place to park the paddle..after talking to some experienced sea kayakers who fish from their sea kayaks I have come

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Last day of winter kayak fishing Stanmore Bay, NZ

For the last day of winter I headed out for a night fish here to my local beach with Mike from RAILBLAZA … we had some wild seas the days before which usually means there is plenty of sea life dislodged on the shallow reefs making a natural berely to fish over…these stormy conditions also

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Scollop season starts this weekend

One of the many exciting things kayaking has bought to my life is the love of getting under the water with snorkel & mask to explore and hunt & gather.. it was the hunt & gather that first gave courage/motivation to get under my kayak in the hope of a feed of tasty NZ scollops.. I did

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Spring is near, kayak fishing trolling bibbed hard bodies, Lively Lures

  Spring is close and today was a stunner of a morning..to good to resist a quick paddle out in my sea kayak before work (had a late start 😉 .. I took this opportunity to troll some my new Bibbed hard body( Lively Lures)  for snapper over the shallows.. this would be my first

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RAILBLAZA Mobi device holder for my handheld Garmin GPS. Paddleguy.com review

RAILBLAZA have just release a new Mobi mobile device holder which I have been trialling for the last couple of weeks out in my kayaks. I have been using the old Mobi for some time now to hold my handheld Garmin GPS (GPSMAP 78sc).. both on my fishing kayak and my single & double sea kayaks… having multiple kayaks meant

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Kayak fishing shallow water after a storm | Night fishing taking advantage of phosphorescence

  I have had 2 kayak fishing trips here at my local beach in the last week and both with great success. The success came by way of one 52cm snapper in each trip landed in 2.5m of water on a piece of reef I usually paddle over to get to deeper water.. Night Fishing, phosphorescence The first

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Getting multiple camera angles using only 1 GoPro mounted to RAILBLAZA Platform Boom 150

Filming the adventure to share with friends and family has become a great enjoyment for me… I now have over 60 videos on my YouTube channel with over 90’000.00 channels views!!  this tells me people are enjoying the videos which makes it all worth while… Getting video footage that is interesting and engaging can be difficult with only 1

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How to – self rescue sit on top fishing kayak guide – with Paddleguy.com & EAKFC

In this session I join the members of local, NZ East Auckland Kayak Fishing Club (EAKFC), in the pool for some  SoT kayak self-rescue  practise. Although they have been kayak fishing for some time, for many of the member’s  this is the first time they have attempted trying to get back on their kayaks. I

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