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question for offshore fishing kayaking.

#1 Post by savage1978 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 11:31 am

Hey there everyone,

Ive just started to venture out offshore and having trouble trying to get my plastics to the bottom as im drifting to quick. Can anyone tell me a way that i can slow my drift down so i can maximise my bottom time when using soft plsstics??

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Re: question for offshore fishing kayaking.

#2 Post by CAV » Tue Sep 01, 2015 11:57 am

drogue or drift chute is what you need, most boat shops/tackle stores have them.
The bigger it is the more it will slow your drifts, If you decide to get one get one suited for a small tinny rather than a kayak.

There's two types - one that looks like and ice-cream cone with the bottom point cut off or one that looks more like a square parachute, you want the square style as they work far better than the cone style ones.

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Re: question for offshore fishing kayaking.

#3 Post by GlassedOff » Tue Sep 01, 2015 1:23 pm

CAV wrote:drogue or drift chute is what you need, most boat shops/tackle stores have them.
The bigger it is the more it will slow your drifts, If you decide to get one get one suited for a small tinny rather than a kayak.

There's two types - one that looks like and ice-cream cone with the bottom point cut off or one that looks more like a square parachute, you want the square style as they work far better than the cone style ones.
I wasn't aware there was a square one cheers Cav I'll have to look for one as I've got the cone style
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Re: question for offshore fishing kayaking.

#4 Post by tommo1 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:27 pm

Use a drogue as suggested
Also can use a collapsible bucket or even normal fishing bucket if you don't want to spend the money.
I've attached a float to my drogue to keep it just sub surface and I can detach it quickly if I have to and the float will enable me to get it back

Use heavier jig heads but that affects the action :?:

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Re: question for offshore fishing kayaking.

#5 Post by savage1978 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:35 pm

Cheers for that guys.ill have a look at bcf this arvo.

Thanks

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Re: question for offshore fishing kayaking.

#6 Post by CAV » Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:06 pm

tommo1 wrote:Use a drogue as suggested
Also can use a collapsible bucket or even normal fishing bucket if you don't want to spend the money.
The woolies green bags also make good cheap ones too.

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