JA1990

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About JA1990

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  • Birthday 09/14/1990

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  1. JA1990

    Minn Kota heading sensor mounting

    You'd think mounting at the helm makes sense how ever the instructions contradict this as it says do not mount near cables and other electrics so yeh. I'll see how I go with BLA but I'm really just after some direct feed back from online from people who have actually mounted them rather than a salesman advice.
  2. JA1990

    Minn Kota heading sensor mounting

    Thanks mate I have extenuated all resources from YouTube and whilst the videos do talk about how good they are and what they can do but they don’t explain how they work, why they work and the best place to mount it. No joke it came with the MK in a seperate box with a price of paper saying heading sensor, go nuts....
  3. Hey everyone. I am a little bit disappointed with the lack of information found on the net nad instructions regarding installation of the mk heading sensor. Just wondering if anyone can advise if this is an appropriate spot to mount. Re Ja
  4. Raiders, Winter is slow, we all can agree and we are all granted with it as an excuse when the fish just are not on. I had the luxury of having a day off last Friday and a mate and I arranged to go for a run upto Lostock....Who would of guessed? haha. Up at 4.30 in the morning, met up with my mate and jumped in his truck. As we were in his boat I was able to relax and fish a bit more. I was very privelaged to be in someone else's boat for a change. We arrived at the dam at about 6.45, was still watching the sun rise over the hills. The boat was on the water pretty quick and we had our lures on looking for anything on the surface. As it was expected there was no surface bites, we moved on to trolling and throwing hard bodys around pretty quick. Dead quiet we moved to another spot ,BANG!!! using soft plastics Adg hooked on to a bass. Showing all kinds of excitement he pulled in a 45cm personal best! We had him back in the water pretty quick and we moved along looking for more fish. We sounded them up but we were unable to strike. As we were running out of time, we tried trolling and some other spots but in the end we just packed up. I was not arguing with the results as we did get a fish and it was a PB which is always rewarding to see! Yes winter is slow, fish don't bite like a late spring frenzy or a autumn blitz but when they are on they are on! As per usual i have made a video report, linked below for those who wish to watch. Tight Lines, JA
  5. JA1990

    Broken bay today

    Miss fishing down there!!! well done
  6. JA1990

    Lake Macquarie Flathead drought breaker

    Raiders, Here is a quick video from my PB I stitched together. Tight lines, JA
  7. JA1990

    Port Stephens winter reds- whose interested?

    Im in, could be the next beer bush and boats episode
  8. JA1990

    Lake Macquarie Flathead drought breaker

    My biggest issue is mounting in such a hurry. I dont want to be mucking around with camera, i just want to get the fish back in the water.
  9. Raiders, It has been a tough drought since easter time. I have been out fishing a few times and not a look in for anything. I was even in Darwin trying for some Barra but nothing. Seen a few good ones follow my plastic to the boat and my mate who took me out landed a few. I went to Wyangalar but we only got 1 60 odd cm cod in the boat. Although I was happy to see something I didn't get one. During the past long weekend I went up the Karuah river looking for lizards with some paddle-tails and once again...Nothing. I was beginning to think it was my lure choice, maybe it was however I needed to be consistent. I continued to say to my self, I have to get something on these paddle tails. My persistence continued, I rose early Monday morning and decided to give lake Macquarie a crack. I got there around 7 to start i nice warm morning with a gentle breeze. Launching at Speers point I zipped over to some moorings. It was there on my second cast I felt a little bit of tension. I thought hang on its a fish. Absolute excitement I began to wind it in, feeling like lazy dead weight I knew it was a flatty. Then the fish proceeded with some run and i thought it must be around 50-60 mark. I landed the fish with joy and rolled out the brag matt and I was shocked to see a whopping 73cm on the board. I cheered in excitement. Not only I finally caught something with the motor oil paddle tails, I landed my Personal Best Flathead. Not a bad way to break the drought. By the way it is extremely difficult to take a fish photo when alone. See ya out there, JA
  10. JA1990

    Lowrance and Navionics Card

    Cheers for the input, it makes a little bit of sense with the bundled navionics restriction. As for the fishnchip option I cannot turn that on with my new sounder how ever on my hook thats how i normally had it.
  11. JA1990

    Lowrance and Navionics Card

    Part of it
  12. JA1990

    Lowrance and Navionics Card

    I did thanks . The navionics option only has the base map. When I selected it on my hook it gives me all the options
  13. JA1990

    Lowrance and Navionics Card

    Hey e everyone. So I just purchased a Lowrance Elite Ti2 and I think its a very nice unit, upgraded from my hook 4. I went to put my Navionics+ Preloaded card into it and it recognises the card how ever does not appear to load the charts. . I ensured the card was catered for my new sounder on the Navionics App on PC. I am a little bit puzzled and was wondering if anyone has had previous experience? If an update is required it will cost me around $100 and if I dont have to do that I wont lol. Cheers
  14. JA1990

    Renegade EPIRB mounting location

    Looks good
  15. JA1990

    Strange Tumut Trout

    Redband trout. They are sub breed of rainbow trout. Not hybryid not juvenile just a genetic pigmentation. Also there are rainbow trout with out colour.