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Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 10-10-2018, 06:25 PM
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Posted By WestFork
"The pin that holds the fin in position fell out...

"The pin that holds the fin in position fell out on my Outback and it went flaccid, making the entire Mirage drive useless. Luckily, the fin didn't slip off the post and sink. I think the flimsy...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 10-10-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By WestFork
I haven't had any breakdowns in my OB but based...

I haven't had any breakdowns in my OB but based on recent reported drive failures am questioning the wisdom of me launching without spare cables and a wrench. Also, at least one fin might be useful....
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 10-10-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By WestFork
Bob, I'll get into Calexico some time VERY early...

Bob, I'll get into Calexico some time VERY early Saturday and plan to cross when you do. It has been pointed out to me today that I don't have 4WD...so my AWD will have to do. :-
I'm looking...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 09-13-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By WestFork
I'd like to see some facts, not opinions,...

I'd like to see some facts, not opinions, including my own. I do think it's a fact that technology has dramatically increased the efficiency of commercial fishing and that has reduced the success...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-31-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,385
Posted By WestFork
I have added a ferrule to a one-piece blank,...

I have added a ferrule to a one-piece blank, Duke, by cutting out about 1/4 inch of the blank at the desired point for the ferrule, then inserting in from the rod butt a 2" to 3" long piece of solid...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-31-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,150
Posted By WestFork
Fwiw, the NRS Freestyle Wetshoe positively...

Fwiw, the NRS Freestyle Wetshoe positively reviewed by Cronus above is on sale right now, 25% off.
https://www.nrs.com/product/30017.04/nrs-freestyle-wetshoe
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-28-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By WestFork
Gloves are a constant for me. Look for ones with...

Gloves are a constant for me. Look for ones with no fingertips, made of some sort of spf 50 fabric, with synthetic leather palm reinforcement. They aren't stiff, dry quickly, protect your fingers and...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-14-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,711
Posted By WestFork
Bob, I'll handle dinner the evening of the 15th....

Bob, I'll handle dinner the evening of the 15th. My preference is sopa de albondigas de sierra. In the unlikely event sierra aren't around, pork in salsa verde. :-)
Dave
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 07-26-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By WestFork
Interesting! Not to beat on the obvious, but if...

Interesting! Not to beat on the obvious, but if you're going faster you must be putting in more effort. So, your legs should feel tired quicker. Don't have the drive available right now and haven't...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 07-25-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By WestFork
Fantastic, Bob! You've stuck this out and it's...

Fantastic, Bob! You've stuck this out and it's paying off. Congratulations!
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 05-31-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,320
Posted By WestFork
1 each, XL. Thanks, Bob!

1 each, XL. Thanks, Bob!
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 05-02-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By WestFork
Anchoring in a swell or strong current is risky....

Anchoring in a swell or strong current is risky. This is no endorsement for anchors. If you're in conditions where you think it will be ok, use care!
Here's a link to a thread on a kayak anchor...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 04-13-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By WestFork
A couple points may have been overlooked since...

A couple points may have been overlooked since Jim/Saba Slayer's original post. First, thanks to Jim for sitting through what may be less than exciting meetings and posting detailed notes on what...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 03-20-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By WestFork
Happy New Year to you, also! Hope it is filled...

Happy New Year to you, also! Hope it is filled with fishing! :-)
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 03-15-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,045
Posted By WestFork
That FF (Simrad GO7) is rated for a little less...

That FF (Simrad GO7) is rated for a little less than one amp-hour (950 mA-hour) but has a maximum power use of more like 1.6 AH, so if you use backlighting, GPS and a high energy draw transducer...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 03-15-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By WestFork
Thanks, Kai! Nice description of what must have...

Thanks, Kai! Nice description of what must have been a wonderful trip! You do, btw, drive "slightly" faster than some of us. :-) Dave
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 03-05-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By WestFork
I've cleaned a lot of fish and I do my very best...

I've cleaned a lot of fish and I do my very best to deliver boneless, skinless fillets to the chef without wasting any of the catch. From the photos I see I am a clumsy amateur. You are talented,...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 02-19-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By WestFork
Hi Canary! It appears from the reels listed you...

Hi Canary! It appears from the reels listed you are looking for spinning only, not level wind. For the larger reel my opinion is to seek all metal (no plastic) with stainless and brass/bronze parts....
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 02-19-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By WestFork
True beauty! :-)

True beauty! :-)
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 02-12-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By WestFork
Das ist nicht gut. This is not good. ...

Das ist nicht gut.
This is not good.

Aber es war ein guter Versuch.
But it was a good try.

The fish in your photo is still a yellow perch. It is not a Utah chub. They are...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 02-05-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,200
Posted By WestFork
I don't know you, Steve, but when I asked Mako...

I don't know you, Steve, but when I asked Mako Bob how I could help him he just said, "I'm fine. Help Steve. He's done a lot for others." Hope my small donation is of use. All the best!
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 01-22-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By WestFork
The side rails on the Outback are reinforced to...

The side rails on the Outback are reinforced to allow storing it upside down without deflection in hot weather. That's not so with the bottom. Either turn it over and support it on the stiff sections...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 01-16-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By WestFork
I'll be there for week 1. :-)

I'll be there for week 1. :-)
Forum: Kayak Fishing Reports 01-05-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,010
Posted By WestFork
Kudos for tight editing!

Just want to add to what others have noted, that the tightly edited video is excellent work! The skies there are fine to watch! :-)
Tight Lines!
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 12-14-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By WestFork
Cool alternative! Since the devil is always in...

Cool alternative! Since the devil is always in the details (grin), how much does the motor weigh? What amp-hour battery are you using? Maximum amp draw on the motor? How much does draft change with...
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