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  1. Evening Raiders, Apologies if this is the wrong place for this post. I've been a member here for a couple of years now. Been more of a lurker than a poster (this is my first, in fact), just absorbing the wisdom as I don't have too much of my own to offer lol Anyway, I've just bought a new Hobie Outback and am absolutely itching to take her out for her maiden voyage. I've been landbased since I started fishing about 2/3 years ago, and have been dying to get a kayak for about a year now. This week, I finally pulled the trigger! However, I'm hesitant to go alone, especially on my first few outings, mainly from a safety perspective. But I suppose also from a social one as none of my mates own kayaks and most don't even fish. I guess I need some new friends 😒 Soooo... basically, this is a round-about way of asking... if anybody is interested in teaching a newbie kayak fisho the ropes or maybe you're looking for a fishing buddy yourself, I'd love to hear from you. I'm based in South Western Sydney but am willing to travel. I have all my own gear and at the moment, I'm limited to Saturdays or late weekday arvos. Thanks for reading. Hope everybody has a cracking weekend 🤙
  2. Hey raiders, after being locked down for 8 weeks now I’ve spent most of my time online researching what I can about fishing, gear, local water ways on the DPI etc, I found myself looking at hobbies though I don’t need to upgrade my kayak yet I don’t doubt that I’ll need to upgrade in a year or two anyways. I was just wondering if anyone else had some pedal kayaks for fishing that were cheaper reliable and also had good enough capabilities to get me through a big days fishing, I guess I’m just window shopping because I’m bored and there’s nothing else to do right now, so if anyone’s got any brands or info on good pedal kayaks I’ll be keen to have a chat ! Also with it almost being bass season I was wondering if anyone had any good spots to drop the kayak in on the Nepean river between Penrith and Camden I’m located around Camden and fish the upper end of the river but I’d really like to crack some bigger fish this season and hopefully crack a 40cm one out of my local river Bents basin is a stretch of the river is really like to try but just unsure how to get the yak in around the area, I didn’t have much luck around Camden last season I found some numbers all around the mid 20s but no bigger models, I’d also like to try any water ways down south around the Wollongong and the south coast if any one has any ideas of where I can target some big natives If anyone also needs to chat I’m all ears just in general about anything, remember it ain’t weak to speak it hope all my fellow NSW neighbours are holding their heads high during these tough times, not long before we’re out of this lockdown to enjoy summer together 🙌🏽 SWFisho, Tight lines
  3. I am looking into getting into kayak fishing and would be going around the middle harbour area mostly. I have been looking around and wondering if a pedal kayak is worth it or not and do you need a fish finder (which one should you go for). Are there any other tips that would be good for me like what areas to go?, what baits and lures to use?.
  4. Hi there New to this fishing site and looking for a fishing buddy. New to North side of Sydney ( Brookvale), so don’t really know any fishing spots at all. Thinking to take my kayak out but 2 is always better than 1 in the water. So if anyone else willing or doing kayak fishing alone, we can fish side by side. We sure can help each other a lot. cheers MD
  5. Gday legends Heading back to Wyangala for another crack. Has anyone camped at Gerties or Quartpot before? Camped in the van park last time but prefer the Bush camping if possible. Also can you launch a boat from these spots and is fishing off the bank any good of a night? Cheers Katoe
  6. New member looking for some advice. I’m a pom living in Sydney on a working holiday visa, Fished in the UK but doesn’t come close to fishing down under, I’ve had reasonable success over the past few months catching bream, flathead and trevally mostly Fished with baits, Over the past few weeks I’ve swapped over to try fish with lures, and really enjoying trolling from my kayak. The advice I’m looking for is to try catch some new species, specifically Jewfish or Kingfish. Does anyone have any tips for trolling a kayak for these fish? Also any spots to recommend? Iv been successful with slow trolling deep diving hard bodies catching some good flathead but not really sure how to start targeting kingfish or jewfish, any tips are appreciated.
  7. What started out as a below average session turned out to be a great day on the yak. We were on the water by 6:30am, with a forecast of moderate winds and some rain. Luckily no rain, but it was windy every now and then which settled to a breeze by the arvo. We located the wreck but we all struggled to catch any live bait, all day! I suspect the rain we received yesterday chased all the bait away or maybe its just the full moon, who knows! Even with burley I couldn't catch any livies, but I did manage pinkies, leather jackets, bream and a legal trevally all on the sabiki rig with tiny bits of squid as bait. One of my friends managed to catch one yakka which eventually got converted into a rat. Towards the afternoon things were not looking any better so we relocated to a deeper spot. Whilst trying to catch squid I sounded some fish in the channel approx 27m deep. 1st drop resulted in a 67cm jewfish on a strip of squid. Not long after that another jewfish 60cm. Then my mate manages a 72cm jewfish on slowjig. Eager to catch a keeper,I kept a close eye on the sounder and I managed to locate the school again, quickly dropped my line and hooked up straight away. 3rd time lucky this one measured 71cm. Happy days, finally a keeper. Not long after that, another fishing buddy of mine hooks a 79cm jewie. We were back at the boat ramp by 4:30pm, it was a long day on the yak, but much needed exercise after spending the past 3 weeks working from home and snacking on everything in the cupboard.
  8. Hi Raiders, I hadn't been Kayak fishing in a long time, so decided to dust off the kayaks and head to the central coast. With uni starting again, it is hard to find the time to fish, so any chance i have to get out is cherished and enjoyed. Left the house after the morning traffic had subsided a bit and made the journey to central coast. Got there and started setting up and rigging up. I was using a mix of baits and plastics to target some flatties. I used either squid or pillies on a paternoster rig and also worked some squidgy bloodworm wrigglers and some berkley gulps. I drifted over an area that I have caught flathead from before, fished for about 2.5 hours and mainly caught undersized ones. By the end of the session managed 2 legal Flathead both going 40cm. One was caught on a half pillie and the other on the bloodworm wriggler. Not as productive as some of the other trips but still managed a feed. And it was just nice being out on the water, I love boat fishing and land based fishing but sometimes kayak fishing can be the most enjoyable. Its just a different feeling being so close to the water. I did record the trip and edited a little video, so I hope you guys enjoy it. Haven't edited in a while so I am a bit rusty. Cheers
  9. I get that kayak maintenance is important. I own a Hobie Revolution 13 which gets a wipe down every time it comes home. I service the mirage drive once a year at home including a grease change. After walking past a marina this afternoon I think my maintenance program is a little inadequate compared to whoever owns the kayak in the photo... I would have never thought of booking a slipway for an annual kayak service.
  10. This is my second time out catching hairtails in Jerusalem bay on a kayak. A month ago I caught one hairtail and thought I could do better, I caught 3 hairy and dropped a dozen. Used 3 gang hooks but not a single hookup very fiddly pickers. Changed to treble hook better result but the sardine bait was to big for the treble hooks, so added two treble hook to thin steel rod. 100% solid hookup and fish could not shake to unhook.
  11. Hi fellow members. Going hairtail fishing on a kayak, anyone interest on Saturday 11th 4pm session launch at Akuna bay boat ramp. Going to my usual spot Jerusalem bay. Be brave..
  12. Heading out on my kayak hopefully b4 the school holidays start, looking to target kingfish. Planning to have my kayak on the beach and ready around 4:45am while I'm on the wharf catching some lives. As for bait, will LIVE SQUID AND YAKKAS outfish CUBE PILLIES? I was looking into slowtrolling the baits around mooring edges and casting a few deeper into the moorings aswell, as for trace will the usual mulloway rig from the tackle shop work or will you need fluerocarbon? How will the sinker be placed or is there any sinker at all? I was going with this, 20lb braid to 30lb fluero double smelled setup with a small bean sinker sliding above the 2 hooks. ( sinkers would probably vary from a pea size sinker to a 2 ounce pebble)
  13. I'm heading up to port Macquarie for a short fishing trip soon and i was wondering what was the best burley i could buy? I'm not targeting a certain species just a bit of everything
  14. Got these drifting at Hardys bay with Zman grubs my brother got a 55cm plus as well sorry about pics i let the flatties go straight away so didnt see photos properly
  15. I yakked out to North Head on Friday just gone Since I first heard about them last year, I've really wanted to see the salmon schools in action out there and, better still, to find out how practical it is to chase them from a kayak. It's a big stretch of water for a fat little fishing kayak and I know from stalking salmon schools in much more tranquil and confined places that, when they really want to move, there is no way I can keep up with them. Happily, I'm here to report it worked well enough. For the first forty minutes or so - I was there pre-dawn, ready to pounce - I did some excessive huffing and puffing, arms aching as I tried to sprint across hundreds of metres of empty water to gulls and froth. Too many times, I'd arrive at the edge of school, if I even got that close, and while I pulled my rod from the holder the fish would disappear or move off in another direction. I was in fact in the act of re-designating the day's target species - snipping off a lure and tying on a hook and sinker - when the salmon came to me. First cast for the day actually in to the heart of school resulted in an instant hook up. Nice. The schools got bigger and seemed to hang at the surface longer as the sky lightened. For a little while, I was able to hang in pretty much the same place and throw casts when the fish came near. I managed two fish in about an hour and a half, which is not many from thousands but, there were some long quiet spells and punting around in a kayak consumes a surprising amount of time. I picked up a few trevally in between the salmon. They took sps cast out and not retrieved - just drifted down. By 7:am the quiet spells became too long and I nicked of to try other things. Good fun for a few hours and it's an excellent change to be surrounded by way, way too many fish! Yay for weekdays off!!! 6:30am .. the rest of Sydney in the background, getting ready for work Possibly the 2 fish should have been three but, having raced from Old Mans Hat to here (the drop off where everyone camps out waiting for kings) I was so puffed (and perhaps overexcited?) that I managed to wrap the braid around a guide and snapped it first cast. I retied a leader in time and about three casts and no fish later did the same thing .. oh well, I would never have stopped to take the photo otherwise. one for dinner
  16. My second winter with a kayak and I'm definitely still figuring winter meets kayak out. The last month, probably more, has been a string of doughnuts. Kayak doughnuts anyway. There have been a few excellent and relaxing days catching luderick from wharves in between the kayak doughnuts - thanks (again) DerekD for patient guidance in the ways of let's not over-finesse, let's just catch fish luderick-techniques - but I have badly missed catching fish from the yak. It's been made all the more painful because, it's seems the worse the fishing gets the more I want to go. No amount of changing spots, target species and people to fish with has helped. Last winter was similarly troublesome. The whole of September with barely a fish landed. So, this year, as winter approached and I started fretting about the lack of prospects, I hatched a plan. Drummer from a kayak, I decided, was the mission to undertake. My first trip out was a bit of an eye opener. North Head, somewhere I knew pretty well, and on a very flat day. I wasn't expecting things to be easy but trying to get a kayak close enough to cast a 00 ball and bit of bread into washes is properly unnerving and immediately I could tell, full of complexities I didn't understand and pitfalls I didn't yet know. I've stuck at, going out on very quiet days and bobbing round watching what happens, slowly inching closer to washes that seemed, I won't say safe .. washes where the risk seemed manageable. This week's drop in the wind and swell (0.6m swell, yes please!) beckoned. How could I not cash in some accrued extra work hours for a midweek fish? I had no expectations, the plan was just to go for a bit of a paddle and check out a new bit of coast. Pre-dawn at Long Bay, I was surprised to see the lights of two kayaks already on the water. It was two guys who usually fish Moli Pt for kings. Has been a fishless few months over there they told me. They were doing similar to me, taking advantage of the mild conditions to try new grounds. As the sky started to light up I left them still chasing squid, and paddled to Long Bay's northern headland hopeful that I might find some early morning salmon. No salmon, instead loads of what I assume were mini barracuda (I've never caught them before). They were fun enough for a while. The barracuda thinned as the sun lifted. I slowly drifted and paddled north sizing up the waves and the rocks and the zone where they meet each other. It's definitely not sit back and relax fishing. I watched what seemed like a good spot for close on an hour, working my way towards and around it before properly giving it a go. I think more attention and effort goes in to keeping track of where you are, adjusting position, and watching the rocks and waves than into the fishing. I kind of like that. Anyway, eventually I decided it was okay to paddle in close and throw casts before quickly backing back out. At first I didn't realise I had a bite. I thought the line sucking off the reel was just the pull of the surge. Then when I stopped it going out I could feel the pulse of a fish on the other end. As the fish ripped drag I back-paddled to get clear enough of the danger zone, to be able to concentrate on the fish. Bobbing round in waves and backwash, tied to a fish that's dragging you around almost as much as you're dragging it around it's hard to tell what's solid, what's the waves, and what's the fish. A minute or two into the fight I had the sense that I was no longer tied a fish, it was the bottom I had on the line. I've been through that before with kingfish and knew well enough, that that's the time to stop playing tug of war. I backed the tension off and grabbed the chance to get myself well clear of the rocks. When I tightened back up, the bottom was gone and the fish was back - cool :). Then I learned something new, don't play the fish with the reel and rod, play the fish with the kayak and the rod. It worked well. Within a couple of minutes I had myself and the fish in the safety of deeper water. I've half joked, and half hoped it'd work as persuasion (it didn't), to Krause that drummer might be like little winter kings. In the last stages of the fight, I was absolutely willing to buy in to the drummer are kingfish theory. The fish's stubbornness was amazing. I'd reef it up from the depths and as soon as it got within a sniff of the surface, it'd charge back down and circle for a minute or two before I could reef it back up, then we'd do the whole thing again, and again. When I did finally get a look at it, I understood why. My first black drummer was an instant PB. A smidgen over 56cm. I don't generally like to keep 'good' fish but it was bleeding from the gills so I popped it in a keeper, bled it properly and headed straight back to the car and some ice so as not to completely disrespect it by letting it spoil in the sun. It kinda cut my adventure tour of some new coast short but I'm not complaining! lucky to land it I think. The line looked like this all the way to the leader knot
  17. Hey fellow raiders, I will be heading up to copeton soon and i was wondering if anyone has any spots in the dam they recommend to fish for cod and what lures I should use. Cheers Hamo?
  18. Anyone here tried or use a live bait tube / torpedo? particularly: how big do they need to be? for yakkas? do they keep squid alive? even when towed? and, any suggestions on easy way to streamline them?
  19. I'm getting into kayak fishing and would love some advice . I'm looking at the Scorpio kayak which is 350 down from 750. What's everyone's thoughts
  20. I went out for a kayak session yesterday as I had not done that for a while and it was a lovely day. My plan was simple - drift along the edge of a sandbank and work the top of the bank with soft plastics, while dragging a bait along the bottom from one of the rod holders just over the drop-off. That was the theory anyway. Even though on the shore there seemed to be almost no wind there was a very inconvenient breeze out on the water that was pushing me up over the top of the still submerged sandbank. This would not be the end of the world, but with the swell coming in the heads and boat wakes coming from all angles going over the edge of the sandbank was not a great place to be as it was very washy and the angles the wave were coming form were very hard to predict. I did get a solid hit on the soft plastic right up on top of the bank but it didn't hook up. After a while and not much activity I decided to reposition into some deeper water that I thought would be a bit more out of the wind. I put away the SP rod and worked a prawn along the bottom. I still had a the other bait rod out the back as well with a whole pillie on a gang and enough of a sinker to keep it down the bottom on the drift. The prawn started to get hits straight away. A couple of the bites were fairly aggressive and were probably small flatties, but more often it was the rat-a-tat-tat bites of the small bream picking my prawns off. I was rebaiting that rod again when the big one bent over and started pulling line. My first thought was it was snagged and the current was pulling the line out because it was not screaming, just coming off in a steady pull. Once I managed get it out of the rod holder I did a big lift and was surprised to feel something come up off the bottom. There was no fight, no tail beat, no headshakes. At this stage I am thinking I have either snagged something like a waterlogged branch that is moving when I lift or a big stingray - as they are often around in Ettalong Channel. We'll never no because the next lift the line relaxed and I wound in to find my gang still there, but the pillie gone. I repositioned for another drift over the same patch and rebaited with a fresh pillie. This was hit fairly quickly and it felt like the target species, though I could tell it was no monster. I got it up and confirmed that it was a little flattie - clearly undersized at about 33cm. This is the point I made a decision that provided much amusement to the tinnie full of teens that was about 10m away when I got the fish to the surface. Seeing it was just a little tacker I did what I would do when fishing from the boat. I didn't bother with the net, I just lifted it in to unhook it. The problem was that as soon as it hit the deck between my legs, it spat the hooks and tried to escape. I just could not get a grip on the little bugger and with no net and no line attached to his lip I certainly was not the one in control of the situation! He flopped over my right leg and made a dash towards my foot. I tried to grab him, he spiked me and reversed direction and wiggled all the way along my leg and retreated behind the seat. Not wanting to hurt him I lift my bum up and grab him. He spikes me again and shimmies all the way down my other leg right up to the hatch on the front of the yak. Finally he opens his mouth! I stick my thumb in and lip grip him. Now that I have him I measure him and confirm he's undersized (was bang on my guess at 33cm) and let him go. One of the kids in the tinnie says something like "whoa what a monster". His mate says "shut up - he's caught more than us". I just smiled. The humble flathead never ceases to amaze me. 33cm fish taking a whole pillie that must be about 1/3 of its body length. These guys can eat. I continued for a while longer and managed to land one more fish that was slightly better, but not good enough. I netted this one which was SO much easier to deal with, did a quick measure - 35cm. The current was really starting to run now and I had drifted fair way from the beach I launched from. It was a fair slog back against the current - hence the sore shoulders today! Frustrating to not get a feed but it was - as always - great to be out on the water and I'll take catching small fish over no fish any day.
  21. Thursday just gone, Razz, Krause and myself set out just before sun-up for North Head. We're all pretty new to fishing there so were looking forward to the combo of expectation and the unknown that is so much a part of fishing mixing it with waves crashing on rocks and North Head's grand cliffs and - please, please, please this time, please - some kingfish. It's a short paddle from the ramp to the bait grounds where pretty quickly things seemed encouraging. A few bust ups in the half light and fish thick on Razz's sounder made up for the breeze that pushed us around while we tried to gather bait. A few yakkas were collected before, one by one, the breeze and impatience got the better of us and we set off around the corner toward more prospective 'real' fish grounds. We tried the first big drop off but there was nothin' doin' there and, in kayaks the swell and the breeze made staying appropriately in place quite difficult. Pretty quickly Krause was towing his live baits parallel to the cliff line and straight out to sea - as he is very inclined to do. Razz and myself hung in the first little bay near Old Man's Hat, one bait down, drifting around, and hurling plastic in all directions. I could see someone spinning from the ledge at Old Mans Hat, catching an occasional fish. It seemed a reasonable place to give a go. As time wore I grew impatient. Krause had vanished over the rolling hills of water that made up the horizon. I decided it was time to give way to the current sweeping gently oceanwards, and worked the water just out from the shore line, occasionally correcting my position to keep a safe distance from the rocks. The swell wasn't massive but it was both big enough to deserve taking account of and running straight up against the cliffs and the reverb made bobbing around in that faint bay constant work. Razz decided the move out toward the sea would likely make things even more uncomfortable and stayed put in the Old Mans Hat area. As I drifted past the landslide, another kayaker - who hadn't come with us paddled by, trolling lures. He'd caught a few bonnies and mack tuna he said. Only people out were kayaks A few drifts later Krause reappeared. He'd been smoked by something that took a livey. As we chatted I picked up a little mack tuna. Krause jumped at the chance to pop it on as a bait. More used to yellowtail as live bait, we both chuckled a bit at its size. But not even a few minutes after it was dropped down Krause had a take. Sadly the line parted and an unknown fish swam off with bait and hook. It was a barely formed thought to pull my rod from its holder and throw a lure in the general vicinity of the missing mack tuna but one cast was all it took. I let the lure sink for a few seconds and then almost in the instant I began retrieving I was on. Quickly I was confidently declared to Krause, 'this one feels like a king.' The fish went straight down in a series of runs punctuated by short breathers. As the runs continued, the initial excitement morphed in to worry. The longer the fish went without stopping, the bigger it became in my mind and the more I wanted it. And, the closer it got to the bottom the slimmer the odds became. "How deep do you think it is here", I nervously asked Krause. Neither of us had a sounder, this was the first time we'd been at North Head in conditions suitable for this bit of the headland - we were right at the heads, where the cliff turns the corner from the harbor to run up the coast. Very luckily, as the fish worked its way down, the current was steadily pushing us away from the shore, into deeper water. Luckily too the fish didn't head back toward the rocks, there's no way I could have stopped it if it had done that. As happens, when the runs finally slowed, I started trying to work the fish back. It didn't go well, I just made it angry and it took off again. On the second big pause I tried again with the same result: angry fish going deeper. I changed tactics and settled for steady pressure and only taking line that was given. It became clear this wasn't going to end quickly. Occasionally the line would angle out a bit and I thought the fish might be going to surface. They were moments of anticipation that faded to nothing, Pretty near the whole fight was straight up and down. I worked the fish up to within about 10m of the surface and there it stayed. 5m of line would come in, then 5m would go out, back and forth, as we drifted. Things passed through stages. From the initial, woohoo! to worry about how close the fish was to the bottom, to being really grateful that the fish had swum down not back to shore, to thinking this is a pretty good fish and joking, repeatedly to Krause; 'this one's legal - ha-ha', to worrying about sharks, not so much in the moment but knowing that we'd be spending some time drifting the ocean at the whim of wind current with the steady beating of a stressed fish below us. To monotony, both Krause and myself commenting on how fights that last longer than usual are great and all but it does start to drag after a while. When, eventually the fish came in to view, I was first floored, it was much bigger than I had imagined. Then, as more colour showed, I was a crestfallen. Seeing the big fork in its tail and the browny grey, I thought shark. Krause was the one who first picked it for what is was - more detached? and probably a bit cluier It was more than a moment, both of us marveled for a while at the fact of a cobia and its size as it inched toward the surface. The next big problem, one that hadn't been on the radar until we knew the reality of the fish's size was how, if at all, to get the fish aboard. We had no gaff and no gloves, only two laughingly insufficient landing nets. Krause wisely suggested recording its existence before trying anything else. I held it near the surface while he filmed for a bit. Then we consulted. We decided to try grabbing it by the tail. It would have been impossible for me to pull it within range so Krause paddled to the other side of the fish and I did what I could to swim it in his direction. As soon as he grabbed it the fish bolted back down to the 10m mark and as it did so we had line and rod running between two kayaks, with line and rod dominated by the fish, with my kayak also being pulled toward krause's by the fish's little run. It was a narrow escape for us and another is a series of unlucky breaks for the fish. It took quite a while to get the fish back up. In the meantime we went back to worrying about sharks. The second time the fish surfaced, it was properly tired and we had come up with plan B. Krause remembered he had an old pair of lip grips on board. He tossed them over with the caveat that they were not to be lost in the struggle, they were his dad's. Merely getting the fish's head close enough to reach with the grips was a major worry. Rod in one hand, my arm extend out as far from myself as I could push it, I twisted the other way to reach back over the kayak and put the grips in the fishes mouth. It took a few shots and when I finally managed it the fish just rolled and the grips popped loose - they weren't made for metre long cobia. In desperation, let me call it creative thinking out loud, I even unhooked my landing net at one point and waved it at the fishes tail. Krause laughed! I contemplated putting my hand in its mouth and hoping its teeth weren't too sharp. Likewise trying to grab it by the gills. It had to be the lip grips. They did work, sort of, eventually (and had to be repaired later). After about half a dozen tries the fish was too exhausted to roll out of them and I managed to gently pull it close enough to grab its head. I put the rod down and grabbed the leader. Krause paddled over to lift the rod to the safety of his kayak. Somewhere in the lip-gripping my line had both gone slack and got caught on something. As Krause took the rod I looked up from the fish to the rod where I saw a broken end of braid wrapped several times round the top guides. I thought of the size of the fish and the leader running from the fish to tip of my brand new rod and my stomach jumped to my throat. Lucky again: the fish was too exhausted to move. We cut the leader and I wrestled 20kg of unsecured slimy cobia over the side and into my lap. At this point the fish had one last freak out. It thrashed as I pushed it down between my legs and into the front of the kayak. It kind of swam its way to the nose where it got stuck. We'd drifted about 2kms out by this time. The paddle back to Little Manly was long and slow but happy. Stats on the whole thing are: the line was 8kg braid with a 30lb leader. I have no idea how long the fight lasted but at least half of that time was getting the fish aboard. Both Krause and I are buying gaffs! The fish measured 121cm to the fork and 135 to tip. I guess it weighed about 20kg - a cement bag being the reference point and looking at others on Fishraider, that seems about right. Below there's a pic of the bit of plastic the both the cobia and the mack tuna fell for. It was a no kingies result but, at 20kg the fish was few kilos heavier than the 'boat' it was landed from. On those grounds I think we can call the yak sesh a success. We are all looking forward to the next one
  22. Hi guys, I have to buy a second hand car soon and I'm also intending to buy a hobie outback as well. wondering what vehicle you currently use and or what your recommended vehicle would be? ideally a 4 door vehicle is preferred as I need to transport 2 kids occasionally to school for drop offs and pickups. my initial budget would be something under 15k. thanks Brad
  23. Hey, Planning on going out in the kayak tomorrow either in the upper hawkesbury for some bass or somewhere in the salt for bream. haven't decided where i was going yet but thought I would put out a feeler seeing if anyone wants to tag along, I'm going regardless but always keen for a buddy especially as I don't fish the salt much and my bream success on lures is limited but am now just aiming for consistency. I'll be leaving first light early morning depending on location so just shoot me a pm if youre keen or text me on 0417278521 Cheers
  24. And so it begins Raiders, I get a Kayak, She wants a kayak. I go fishing, she comes and now wants rod holders. Can see ill be pimping up my 9 year olds Kids kayak for the next few weeks. Well at least is a healthy way to get out of the house. Mark.
  25. Hello Raiders, As you know I've only had a Kayak for 3 weeks. I'm loving it but would like to ask who uses an anchor and what type, or on the other hand why don't you. Been looking into it so any input would be awesome. Cheers Mark.
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