I’ve recently added a new kayak to my quiver, in the form of the Fatyak Kaafu. I’ve bought it as it’s a perfect all rounder and it’s great to have as another kayak for my girlfriend or mates to take out. It has loads of great features and is a really awesome kayak. Here is why: At almost 10 foot, the Kaafu is an excellent size; big enough to paddle quickly in varying conditions and to have loads of…

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  Here is an awesome photograph I took on a fantastic north shore trip last year. Love the coastline of the north coast, really dramatic, lots of awesome cliffs and caves.

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  This is one of my kayaks, the Tarpon 100 made by Wilderness Systems. The Tarpon is made in several different sizes the 100, 120, 140 and 160, the Tarpon 100 is the smallest of the pack but is still a decent 10 foot / 305cm. The Tarpon 100 is at the top-end of the small sit on top kayaks market. As you can see from the picture above, it is kitted out with all manner of additional extras. It’s…

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  Now this post isn’t about what is contained within the box, it’s purely about the box itself. I have a few tackle boxes, one for storing spares at home, one for spinning, one for rigs and one for kayak fishing. My kayak tackle box started off as a fairly standard double sided tackle box. What is most important to me in a kayak tackle box, is to keep everything safe in the event of a capsize. So when choosing…

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  Handlining is a very old and simple method of fishing. It is also one of my favourite ways to fish, read on to see why. Handlining is uber simple. Basically you have a thick fishing line, something around 50lb or above, something to wrap it around (instead of a reel), some terminal tackle like feathers or baited hooks on the end and finally a weight. What I love about it so much is how natural and close to the…

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