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Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-08-2019, 10:05 AM
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Posted By ProfessorLongArms
I mean...

I mean...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-08-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
I've recommended, and been quite happy with, the...

I've recommended, and been quite happy with, the Uniden MHS75 in the past. They're not crazy expensive and waterproof. They advertise as floating... I actually had one turn upside down on its clip...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-07-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Alternative question! :biggrinjester: Is...

Alternative question! :biggrinjester:

Is Nocqua/LiPo worth it in terms of life span?

Battery life is fine for me (I've never killed a healthy one on the water or even in multi-day trips) on...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-07-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Huh. Well I feel smart. I plugged in on that same...

Huh. Well I feel smart. I plugged in on that same battery and watched it drop from 12.9 to 6v in about a minute. It's about 2 years old, so I'd guess it's about time to replace it.
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-07-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
These are fine questions and I don't mind them at...

These are fine questions and I don't mind them at all! This is quite helpful thinking and worth considering.

I always keep my unit in the hobie rectangular hatch box and dry stored until I'm...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-07-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Ah that makes sense.... I guess more what...

Ah that makes sense....

I guess more what I'm looking at is sub $300 models....

Trying to find out if there's a model, be it Garmin/Raymarine/Humminbird that tends to perform better long-term...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-06-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
The store manager did say I'd need to bring in...

The store manager did say I'd need to bring in the whole thing.... Prolly a case of forgiveness being better than permission, but I can also bring it in to any store :) Thanks for the info.

So...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-06-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Also- As I'm doing research on models that don't...

Also- As I'm doing research on models that don't have an SD card port, does anyone know if there's a way to backup your GPS without an SD card?

Weirdly the Lowrance Hook2 4x lists that it *can*...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-06-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
*Just* talking about a place like Malibu I'll say...

*Just* talking about a place like Malibu I'll say this:

I'm in a 2017 Outback and I love it.
They're crazy stable and it's hard to beat peddling around, especially when current picks up. QoL is...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-06-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Lowrance Hook5 just died after a year. Considering options

Hey All,

As usual, forgive my lengthy post... Actual questions in bold :)

I've been using a Lowrance Hook 5 chirp (2nd most recent gen) for about a year.
I also just got through outfitting...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-03-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
ĎGrats on finding the sport! Iíve been lit...

ĎGrats on finding the sport!

Iíve been lit up since getting into it.

Iíve never sat in a PA, but fwiw my outback feels like a lot of work in Malibu. Itís heavy and unforgiving if I donít time...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 08-03-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Best Iíve found: NRS guide gloves. Thin durable...

Best Iíve found: NRS guide gloves.
Thin durable neoprene with silicone grip palms.
Never get soggy. Easy to wash the fish out of.

Iíll usually sport wrap thumb and forefinger so my braid...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 07-09-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
PSA since it's fresh in my mind... Getting tossed

I took the (really not-so-) new scupper pro out for the first time over the holiday.

Right after launch I was rigging everything up and scooted up to the hatch to grab something... That's a...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 07-08-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,494
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
For the money, I ended up going with a Nissan...

For the money, I ended up going with a Nissan *Specifically* so I could afford a 4x4.... I find them to be just about as reliable and capable.

My day to day ride is the car I keep nice, and I...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 07-08-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Thanks for the input everybody! @tak100,...

Thanks for the input everybody!

@tak100, Funny enough, I ended up getting a pair of those exact NRS pants last night... I figured where I fish it's pretty toasty right now with a slight chill...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 07-07-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Question about clothing on the water

Specifically pants. . .

I've been wearing ripstop cargo pants for the longest... I always take one or two over the bow when launching, soak them through, and they dry pretty quick... They get the...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 06-17-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,685
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
I'm referring to the magazine Kayak Angler. I...

I'm referring to the magazine Kayak Angler.
I think they offer a digital version, but it's behind paywall.
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 06-16-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,685
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Wanted to update this thread for a couple of...

Wanted to update this thread for a couple of reasons....

One - thanks mrJB for the sale yesterday. After 6 mos of being generally busy with life and not getting out fishing, I finally pulled the...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 06-14-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Bass Lake early August

I know we have a few folks on here who like the Sierras.

Had a blast last year in the June loop thanks to the posts here.
My wife just booked Forks Campground at Bass lake.

Anybody ever...
Forum: Kayak Fishing Reports 03-04-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Skunked in Redondo

Surf was looking a bit rough up north, so I tried Redondo with a friend on Sunday 3/3.

I'm kind of in love with the spot. Shortest drive of any launch I can find, and nice and sheltered.
...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 12-22-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,017
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Let me guess-the original patent on the Mirage...

Let me guess-the original patent on the Mirage Drive is up and now there’s blood in the water? :D

I like Robert field, but I lol’ed at his video when he referred to it as “ridiculously cheap” and...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 12-20-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
I have thought about that more than once. A...

I have thought about that more than once. A little power assist cart on the front would be pretty slick.

Yeah-I did a shore dive for lobster on the south side of flat rock last week and got a...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 12-17-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
yeah my terminal cables are always FOLO, so...

yeah my terminal cables are always FOLO, so that's not the issues as far as I know.

I launch with full disconnect and my head unit in the center hatch. Could be splash from the launch (because...
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 12-13-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
You guys are awesome and then some. Iíd say you...

You guys are awesome and then some. Iíd say you just saved me a shitty day or few :)

Iíll stick to shore dives down there.
Forum: General Kayak Fishing Discussion 12-12-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By ProfessorLongArms
Thanks for the input everybody. This is really...

Thanks for the input everybody. This is really helpful.

Tony, you crack me up. I'm pretty religious about rinsing my shit, if only to get the saltwater out of elastic bands and rudder cables.......
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