KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

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KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#1 Post by butts » Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:19 am

Hello Everyone in KFDU land

On the behalf of TEAM KFDU we would like to announce the winners of the KFDU Saltwater Angler of the Year 2015 and the KFDU Freshwater Angler of the Year 2015.

Like in past years it has been very difficult to single out just one member that has shined above all of the other contributing members, but I think you will all agree that these anglers really attribute to what this sport is all about. We would like to thank them both for letting us join in with their experiences throughout the year and we can only hope that they continue to do so in the future.
Their contributions to KFDU throughout the year have been outstanding and thanks again for letting us share in your kayak fishing adventures.

Will you all please join us in congratulating the KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

Saltwater Angler of the Year is Jamie D

And ….

Freshwater Angler of the Year is Tiny Torpedo

Congratulations to you both.

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#2 Post by Mackayak » Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:47 am

Congratulations to you both well done. :wink:
PB's From yak:
Fresh Water: Saratoga 51cm YES; Barra 110cm; Murray Cod 78cm; Golden Perch 45cm; Bass 44cm;EP 38cm
Salt Water: Snapper 62cm; Jew 83cm; Flathead 71cm; Mangrove Jack 37cm; Whiting 35cm; Bream 37cm; Trevally 38cm; Tailor 34cm;

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#3 Post by YakNBass » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:22 am

Well done to both Saltwater & Freshwater Anglers of the year. Enjoyed all that you both have contributed to the forum. Keep it going. :wink: For those who do not know Tiny Torpedo is my wife. After just looking at the forum and seeing here name mentioned I had to wake her up. After a few shakes she is wide awake and overwhelmed with the news.
Kayak PB's: River Bass f/l 47cm, Dam Bass f/l 43cm, Bass(FLY) f/l 40.5cm, Estuary Perch f/l 38cm, Dusky Flat head 58cm, Redfin f/l 37cm, Sand Mullet 42cm, Bream f/l 35cm, Tailor f/l 42cm, Murray Cod 94cm, Trevally f/l 39cm, Silver Perch 41cm, Yellow-belly 56cm, Whiting 35cm

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#4 Post by Kingy » Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:02 am

Congratulations to you both. Great to see awards go to people who say it like it is.

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#5 Post by mehi » Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:07 am

Well done and congratulations guys. I really enjoy reading your reports and look forward to reading about your 2016 adventures
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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#6 Post by Rory222 » Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:11 am

Congrats JD & TT! Have enjoyed your great reports over the last year and look forward to reading many more in 2016!

Well done and keep em coming! :grin:
Yak PB's
Murray Cod - 68cm
Trout Cod - 58cm
Yellowbelly - 53cm
Flathead - 91cm
Bream - 43cm
Whiting - 40cm
Tailor - 45cm
Trevally - 43cm
Redfin - 25cm
Blackfish - 34cm
Tarwhine - 36cm
Carp - 74cm
River Blackfish - 15cm

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#7 Post by simons rat » Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:50 am

good stuff ... well deserved to both.

thanks for being a part of the community !!!

cheers,

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#8 Post by ShortyK » Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:54 am

Congratulations JD and Tiny hope 2016 can be just as good.
PB's from Yak:
Flathead 59cm, Bream 35cm,
Tailor 25cm, Moses Perch 28cm,
Wild Bass 40cm, Travelly 27cm,
Whiting 33cm, Eaustry Cod 28cm,
Snapper 51cm, Impoundment Bass 40cm
Reef shark about 2m, Spangeld Emperor 28cm
Longtail Tuna 118cm, Spanish Mackerel 117cm
Wild Yellow belly 37cm.

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#9 Post by arpie » Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:17 am

Woohooo!!

HUGE Congratulations, JD and TT ....... you've provided us with many a terrific read & video ...... looking forward to more in 2016 & beyond!!

cheers

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#10 Post by Yaktricity » Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:28 am

A huge congratulations to you both, Jamie and Erin!

Well deserved and I hope you both keep the reports and vids coming :cool:
Cheers,

Shane

Yak PB's
Bream 43cm Flathead 91cm Snapper 68cm Tailor 49cm Whiting 39cm Luderick 36cm EP 37cm FL Bass 53cm FL

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#11 Post by pazz » Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:28 am

Well deserved.
Congrats to both
Cheers
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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#12 Post by Jamie D » Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:30 am

Incredibly humbled , in a forum of such focussed and passionate anglers to received the tip of the hat. Thanks firstly to the KFDU team who run such a wonderful forum , perfect for anglers who love and cherish the sport , thanks so very much .

Special mention to the KFDU offshories for being a great spread of characters and personalities. Thanks also to Tommie and Yaqdog , who both allowed me to stay in their homes whilst in Coffs harbour to enjoy great fishing , hospitality in the form of shared information and fanning the flames of passion for the love of Offshore fishing , and all the videos and reports shared with us all over the years.

Hugest thanks go to my Friend and Mentor , Chris AKA the Carnster , for sharing the love of the sport with me in the form of knowledge , patience whilst I learned and most importantly friendship which is what makes KFDU so special .

Humble and Grateful thanks to all anglers on KFDU :bye:

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#13 Post by grant ashwell » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:23 am

Well done both of you. Enjoy your reports Jamie D.

Grant

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#14 Post by GlassedOff » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:48 am

Well done Jamie and Erin a well deserved honour thats for sure, Congratulations to you both :wink: :cool:
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PB's so far from yak
Spottie mackerel 85cm
Spanish mackerel 130cm
Longtail Tuna 120cm
Mangrove jack 31cm
Estuary cod 48cm
bream 38cm Bream on fly 25cm
Squire 63cm
flattie 58cm
impoundment Bass 33cm fl
Bass on fly-37cm fl
Mulloway 85cm
Spangled Emperor 70cm
Cobia 118cm

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Re: KFDU Anglers of the Year for 2015

#15 Post by coattail rider » Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:08 pm

Jamie will you sign my chest?
Kayak PBs

Spotted Mack 87cm ,Murray cod 73cm,Trout Cod 35cm, Snapper 65cm, Mangrove Jack 54cm, Kingfish 74cm, Sooty Grunter 40cm, A. salmon 58cm, Bream 38cm, Flathead 70cm, GT 50cm, Jewfish 60cm, Yellowbelly 55cm, Bass 45cm (to the fork), Estuary Perch 50cm, Tailor 62cm, Squid 45cm, Redfin 36cm, Flounder 37cm, Mac Tuna 38cm, Macquarie Perch 33cm, Rainbow trout 47cm,Bonito 47cm Albatross 75cm (wingspan!)

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