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by TJofTheBay
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: Going from a Tinnie to a Yak...
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: Going from a Tinnie to a Yak...

Hey darbley , welcome aboard If the price isn't a issue I would go the reload . Imo that reload system would be a huge benefit . I have Viking profish 45 and the only reason I would up grade would be for that reload system . Lowrance elite hook or raymarine dragonfly would be good options . I have f...
by TJofTheBay
Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:00 am
Forum: New Members
Topic: Hi
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: Hi

Hi Slippery welcome aboard . Plenty of good fishing on the north side for those willing to put in the time . Best thing to help bring up your fitness is just to go out for a paddle once or twice a week . Pulling against resistance is a bastard ! I use a drift chute often and paddling the kayak with ...
by TJofTheBay
Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: Tackle Talk
Topic: Fishfinder/Plotter Combo
Replies: 5
Views: 552

Re: Fishfinder/Plotter Combo

The most important bits of fishing gear on my kayak is the lowrance elite 4 dsi /plotter combo . I bought my kayak with a elite 4 dsi and the very first thing I did was sell it and upgrade to the combo with navionics . Very impressed by its performance for tis price . One thing you don't want to do ...
by TJofTheBay
Tue May 31, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Main
Topic: BRAID
Replies: 17
Views: 1027

Re: BRAID

I have been using 10lb daiwa td sensor braid for my snapper fishing and cant fault it . Worth the extra few bucks over sunline super imo
by TJofTheBay
Thu May 19, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: New Members
Topic: New Kayaker from north bris vegas
Replies: 10
Views: 1325

Re: New Kayaker from north bris vegas

Hey Dave , welcome aboard . Plenty of good fishing around north Brisbane to keep a lure fisho entertained . I only got my yak last October , picked up a second hand Viking profish and am now addicted :lol: Like you I am out one day every weekend and I try to get in a afternoon session during the wee...
by TJofTheBay
Tue May 17, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Tackle Talk
Topic: 1-3kg Spinning Combo
Replies: 15
Views: 1594

Re: 1-3kg Spinning Combo

I would buy a symetre 1000 for around the 100 bucks and dump the rest into a awesome rod ! The symetre is a awesome little real for the price and imo for a kayak hard to beat . Cheap to replace if they die a salt water death ! A great rod will last forever if looked after . All my rods were custom m...
by TJofTheBay
Mon May 02, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Which Kayak For Me
Topic: Advice on New Kayak
Replies: 4
Views: 3780

Re: Advice on New Kayak

I own a Viking profish 45 I picked up off gumtree for $750 and find them a great kayak . I use mine mostly on moreton bay and cant fault it . Easy to paddle , handles shity weather well , plenty of storage . I am a lure angler always have 3 boxes loaded with hardbodies , jig heads , spare trebles a ...
by TJofTheBay
Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: General Kayak and Fishing Questions
Topic: Dealing with fish you catch?
Replies: 15
Views: 2097

Re: Dealing with fish you catch?

Imo Lip grippers are important to have on the yak . I had been spiked a few by flathead , you know the ones that don't put up a fight until you land them . I don't even use a landing net on flathead these days I just lip grip from the side of the kayak . Lip grippers make handling most species a bit...
by TJofTheBay
Wed Mar 02, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Estuary Reports
Topic: Pine River abject failure
Replies: 12
Views: 906

Re: Pine River abject failure

I have lived and fished near the pine for about 25 years and as some have said its hot and cold. I dont fish the pine often these days but I do ok fishing from deep water bend up bald hills creek . I never troll tho . Always casting to something , drains , drops offs , banks . . I have walked the ba...
by TJofTheBay
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Main
Topic: Kayak Depth Tactics
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: Kayak Depth Tactics

I use a sounder mainly for finding drop off and depth/changes of depth . They certainly are useful but certainly not essential . Muzza111 is on the money , low tide exploration will help a endlessly in finding fish and looking for water change , current being pushed up etc. Most of my best spots (le...
by TJofTheBay
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: Hi from the Pine rivers
Replies: 8
Views: 662

Re: Hi from the Pine rivers

Cant go wrong with a 2nd hand prowler Gunny . Anything over 4 meters will open up a HUGE amount of fishing ground, can be a little awkward to handle on your own but not a big issue . As damage said they a lot bigger then most people think , but the extra speed/ease of paddling makes it worth it imo ...
by TJofTheBay
Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: Hi from the Pine rivers
Replies: 8
Views: 662

Re: Hi from the Pine rivers

Hi Gunny Welcome I was in a similar positon last year and picked a yak in October . I went second hand for mine as I didn't really know what I wanted out a yak and if it didn't work out I could move it on for what I paid for it. Just need to decide paddle or Pedal I picked a Viking profish 45 and se...
by TJofTheBay
Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: General Kayak and Fishing Questions
Topic: First time on lures
Replies: 16
Views: 1716

Re: First time on lures

Congratulations on your success ! Lure fishing is all about confidence , something every newbie lacks due to experience .. Now you have nailed a few that will slowly change and you will start having confidence in what your lure and start catching more fish. Warning lure fishing can be a bit of a Pan...
by TJofTheBay
Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Rigged Kayaks
Topic: My Viking Profish 400 Lite 1 year on...
Replies: 11
Views: 2491

Re: My Viking Progish 400Litte 1 year on...

Great looking yaks , I am sure I have seen yours around scarby/pirate park . Very nice set up ! I have had a second hand profish 45 for 3-4 months and have been impressed by it but have been eyeing the reloads and 400's . Love the reload system . What speeds do you get out of the 400 and did you hav...
by TJofTheBay
Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Sounders And GPS Units
Topic: Help troubleshooting a lowrance 4 chirp
Replies: 9
Views: 2120

Re: Help troubleshooting a lowrance 4 chirp

I'll be keeping my eye on this post, mine has the same problem, I have reset it to default and it is still doing it. I don't think it's a transducer problem, mine is permanently fitted inside the hull with marine goo. I do have a suspicion that it has something to do with hot weather, when I used i...

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