Hey guys, I'm a beginner kayak fisherman

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Hey guys, I'm a beginner kayak fisherman

Postby Dono16 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:59 pm

Hey guys I'm a beginner fishermen looking to learn more about the sport and I'm also really keen to get out on the water with others from the forum. I'm a saltwater fisherman and I really want to start going on offshore trips but when I go out a couple hundred meters by myself it gets a bit sketchy. At the age of 16 I can't really afford a nice hobie fishing kayak as I'm saving up for a car, so at the moment I'm rocking a lifetime tamarack fishing kayak. Can't wait to get on the water and start catching some monsters.
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Re: Hey guys, I'm a beginner kayak fisherman

Postby Tin-Yetti » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:38 am

Welcome mate.
Plenty of monsters not far from shore. Do yourself a favour though and be sure you are very familiar with and comfortable in your vessel before targeting them.
It's a whole different ballgame catching fish from a light, not so stable vessel but awesome fun when you do!
Get into it. Try to join others when they're heading out, you'll learn heaps, but more importantly, it's safer.

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Re: Hey guys, I'm a beginner kayak fisherman

Postby Big Jeff » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:57 am

Welcome aboard
There’s heaps of yaker’s here to keep you company . :D
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Re: Hey guys, I'm a beginner kayak fisherman

Postby grunter » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:06 am

Geday Dono. Welcome to the Obsession .. Where are you living ? South / North of river ? Plenty of regulars here to tag along with . Grab some squid jigs and try close to shore for starters . Look for broken weed / sandy patches . Hope you have a PFD !
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Re: Hey guys, I'm a beginner kayak fisherman

Postby Cuda » Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:32 am

Hi DONO. You're starting at the right age that's for sure. I think the other guys have mentioned the main things to look at first, inluding safety ;) Happy yak fishing!
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