Redland bay, Brissy

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Redland bay, Brissy

Postby montcap » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:03 am

Hi Guys, Ready to get into it! Retired Thursday night and will be ready to hit the water in a couple of weeks.

Keen to catch up with anyone for a bit of company on the water.
Started off at 12 in a "canoe?" Started with a homemade "canoe?" made from old corrugated iron. The old nail holes sealed with tar off the road and a couple of inner tubes to stop it sinking as the smallest of swell would fill it! How things have changed.

There have been a few power boats over the years but nothing recently.

I fly fish both fresh and salt water and have chased the sport fish with 1kg through to 24 kg. However, my preferred style is for the table and will be setting up accordingly. As with everything I do, the yak won't escape customising. There is a lot of info about out there and I will be drawing from that applying my personal touch.

You will see me here on the forum as I am a sociable bugger, and as I live in the Redlands, out there on the water, However I will travel quite widely in Queensland and other states.

Tight lines....MC
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Re: Redland bay, Brissy

Postby Ads22 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:42 am

Welcome MC, congratulations on the retirement. I'd happily retire today if I could fund it and fish every day! It's quite a way off for me, though. Get out there and get amongst it, it's a great life!
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Re: Redland bay, Brissy

Postby montcap » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:17 pm

Thankyou Ads22. Yip...I made it through the "tunnel", long way to the light at the end of it!!
Picked up a Dream Beast a couple of weeks ago, Good distraction to get me through selling my business. Now I am really grinning. I will have the time to enjoy every aspect of it.

Thanks

MC
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Re: Redland bay, Brissy

Postby Dodge » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:54 pm

MC welcome to the forum.

You will enjoy retirement mate, have been doing it for 12 years and with kayak mates is great chance to enjoy life.

Keep an eye on mid week activities the Gold Coast Northern Rivers Club on the forum, bunch of oldies frequent there on club outing second Wednesday each month and you might enjoy.
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Re: Redland bay, Brissy

Postby simons rat » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:29 pm

welcome to the forum.

Looking forward to reading about your adventures aboard the new toy.

cheers,

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Re: Redland bay, Brissy

Postby montcap » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:24 pm

Thanks Guys, looking forward to it, I am a sociable bugger so will catch up with those I can .

Dodge..will try and catch up with that lot.
Thanks.

Simons rat, Will Post anything interesting will include pickies as my preferred visual format.

PS: thanks for the links. Hope to build my gallery

Cheers

MC
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