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Viking Kayaks Profish Reload™ initial trial

I have owned and paddled numerous SoT fishing kayaks over the years and currently fish from the Viking ProFish 400…my key reason for choosing the 400 over others is layout of the cockpit and options available to personalize my set up, comfort, lightweight and ability to use in the surf, the only drawback being a

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How to freedive from a sea kayak

Using video and images  I will show you how I use my sea kayak (Barracuda beachcomber) as a platform to freedive for crayfish. This session was recorded in the Coromandel, NZ in spring, the water is a little cool still (16dgrees) but this time of year the visibility is good and the crayfish in the

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Sea Kayak fishing Longline session

Heading out in your sea  kayak for a kayak fish to gather fish for the table does not need to be complicated, for these session I like to use a longline which I set then go for a paddle and collect it on the return journey killing 2 birds at one time, 1 I get

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Pinnacle Elite Kayak Fishing Ski Test Paddle

I just paddle the Pinnacle Elite Fishing ski as part of a review, this is a quick summary of my first up impression which I will elaborate in a full review once I have finished with the Ski this weekend (expect the post mid week next week) Paddle Guy Kayak Review  | Pinnacle Elite Kayak

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Adventure Technology Oracle surf test | Forestry

As per my last post which was my initial review of the AT Oracle Paddle  I was pretty keen to wrap up my thoughts of the paddle in a surf session. A refresher for those that missed my review, this blade design is adapted from the AT Whitewater paddles. What this means for me is

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Adventure Technology Oracle Paddle review

Since purchasing my first Adventure Technology paddle from Fergs Kayaks in Wellington over 2 years ago I have been very happy with the experience using this brand, the 2 paddles I purchased back then are the Odyssey Glass and the Exodus Fishstix both with ergo shaft. These blades have been great for my recovering shoulder

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Night kayak fishing in the shallows

With daylight savings back I can now get out on the water for a quick kayak fish after dinner and tucking down my kids for the night.   Most anglers will know that change of light can produce good results and this is when I like to fish my local in the shallow reefs off the

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GoPro Tripod mount to RAILBLAZA StarPort adapter

Here’s a little adaption I have taken from the guys at NZBlokes FishTails  (Brad & Andrew) this is a simple mounting solution for your GoPro camera using the tripod mount and RAILBLAZA StarPort adapter and a few little extras. This is a custom made product at this point but the guys at RAILBLAZA have taken

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Launching & Landing your Fishing kayak in the surf

For some time now I have been requested to make a how to video with some tips on surf launching and landing in sit on top kayaks (namely fishing kayaks). So I have put together this guide as part 1 of a series of these tips and advice. This version is one made for the

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How do you stop camera fogging ?

I recently gave an answer this question on a kayak fish club page… How do I stop the camera housing fogging? Is it heat from camera? yes it is heat from camera but will also be moisture in the housing..such is the nature of our environment its pretty hard not to get some moisture in

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