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Re: Kayaks, Who hunts with them? Let's see your set up.
« Reply #52 on: November 13, 2017, 10:10:17 PM »
Fun to catch fish out of too ....

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« Reply #53 on: November 15, 2017, 08:56:18 PM »
Well the H 12 arrived today and  I finally got hands on. So far I am real happy with it.
Spent the evening in the shop doing some outfitting on it.
Bow rope,anchor rope, emergency gear in water tight bag, Battery pump,required gear.
Planing on interior lights this weekend. And maybe a maidin voyage if weather clears up a little.

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« Reply #54 on: November 15, 2017, 09:03:11 PM »
That looks nice!

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« Reply #55 on: November 18, 2017, 06:04:45 PM »
Well it's official.  Got the new H 12 on the water today and got the wife to take it for a spin. She loved it so there will be another on on the way soon.

Which means my hunting buddies scored too. Since they can use it to keep me company when my wife won't go.

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« Reply #56 on: November 18, 2017, 11:00:09 PM »
I'm in....    8)   :chuckle:

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« Reply #57 on: November 21, 2017, 10:52:41 AM »
I'm picking up a new 10' aquapod tomorrow, and can't wait to take it out on its maiden voyage in Willapa Bay in a couple weekends. 

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« Reply #58 on: November 26, 2017, 07:48:26 AM »
Pic from recent hunt  :tup:

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« Reply #59 on: November 26, 2017, 07:53:09 AM »
Nice

Was already to go yesterday, got up , but for some reason , heart wasn't in it.
Cleaned the garage instead.

Next weekend.
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Re: Kayaks, Who hunts with them? Let's see your set up.
« Reply #60 on: November 26, 2017, 10:40:20 AM »
Do you guys use some kind of leash for your gun?

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« Reply #61 on: November 26, 2017, 10:51:47 AM »
My yak came with a black cord leash. Attached a sling swivel to it.
Gun stays in a float soft case down the left side when going to or from spot.
Once dekes  are out and I am hidden the gun goes on the leash.

Going to get the yak gear Ambush cover for it.
But using couple grass mats for it right now.
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« Reply #62 on: November 30, 2017, 10:44:43 PM »
Well my wife's / hunting buddies to use kayak arrived, busy setting it up.
Interior lights, ropes, paddle ,holders, dry bags. Almost ready.

Picked up a c tug too.
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« Reply #63 on: November 30, 2017, 10:47:55 PM »
Well my wife's / hunting buddies to use kayak arrived, busy setting it up.
Interior lights, ropes, paddle ,holders, dry bags. Almost ready.

Picked up a c tug too.

Let me know when you want to take it for a shakedown hunt....   ;)  :chuckle: :chuckle:

I posted a link to someone selling a kayak in the classifieds if anyone is looking.  I can't drop the coin right now or would have been pretty tempted.

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« Reply #64 on: November 30, 2017, 10:49:08 PM »
I hunt exclusively out of a kayak. Nu Canoe Frontier 10. It's so sneaky I almost feel bad for the ducks....ALMOST.

Great little boat, until I can scrounge up the coin for a 4Rivers EBADS with a mudmotor that is...

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« Reply #65 on: December 01, 2017, 11:36:05 AM »
Super nice :tup:
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« Reply #66 on: December 01, 2017, 12:04:43 PM »
Looking at getting one myself for photo ops.   Do you guys have racks on your trucks or trailers....how do you guys transport?

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« Reply #67 on: December 01, 2017, 12:49:02 PM »
Looking at getting one myself for photo ops.   Do you guys have racks on your trucks or trailers....how do you guys transport?
I transport on top of Yakima bars on both the Tacoma with cover and the Outback. I know guys that use bed extenders for boat under 13 feet too.

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« Reply #68 on: December 01, 2017, 07:01:55 PM »
Looking at getting one myself for photo ops.   Do you guys have racks on your trucks or trailers....how do you guys transport?


Your age will determine how you transport. I am 66.
I do both.

I bought a bed extender to Cary one in truck. Nissan.
I bolted 3/4 saddles for 3/4 inch conduit down the top rail of my utility trailer. Run 5 ft conduit across to other saddle the lock with Allen screw.
Covered conduit with pipe foam insulation tubes.
Holds two kayaks.
Easy on and off.
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« Reply #69 on: December 01, 2017, 08:57:56 PM »
Looking at getting one myself for photo ops.   Do you guys have racks on your trucks or trailers....how do you guys transport?
I toss mine right on top of my 4Runner Bone. Roof rack and some ratchet straps, good to go. Boat only weighs 65# or so. You can go way lighter than that, but then you start sacrificing stability, which is not something I like to do when hunting ducks.

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« Reply #70 on: December 01, 2017, 08:59:01 PM »
Looking at getting one myself for photo ops.   Do you guys have racks on your trucks or trailers....how do you guys transport?


Your age will determine how you transport. I am 66.
I do both.

I bought a bed extender to Cary one in truck. Nissan.
I bolted 3/4 saddles for 3/4 inch conduit down the top rail of my utility trailer. Run 5 ft conduit across to other saddle the lock with Allen screw.
Covered conduit with pipe foam insulation tubes.
Holds two kayaks.
Easy on and off.
That's pretty dang smart, I will have to try that for sure, great way to get double use out of a typical cargo trailer.

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Re: Kayaks, Who hunts with them? Let's see your set up.
« Reply #71 on: December 01, 2017, 09:09:29 PM »
Thanks for the ideas

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« Reply #72 on: December 02, 2017, 12:45:50 PM »
Thanks for the ideas

Another shot.

Ummm never done that before, upside down?

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« Reply #73 on: December 02, 2017, 04:20:42 PM »
I always transport upside down directly on the rack. Be careful with ratchet straps during the summer. They can tighten too tight and cause deformation when the plastic gets warm.


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« Reply #74 on: December 02, 2017, 05:21:49 PM »
I always transport upside down directly on the rack. Be careful with ratchet straps during the summer. They can tighten too tight and cause deformation when the plastic gets warm.


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Yep I read that.

Hour or less I transport hull down. Over that I would turn them.
I decided not to use ratchet straps. Just bungees and good old rope.
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