Reason no. 1 not to dangle your feet in the water.

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  1. El_Guero

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  2. Mr Efficiency
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    Krazy Kiwis !
     
  3. El_Guero

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    You got me laughing again.

    I had not noticed where they were from .....

    A Darwin Award winner for sure.
     
  4. Angélique
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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

    The guy offers kayak fishing trips . . . :rolleyes:

    Cheers,
    Angel
     
  5. El_Guero

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    I did miss a lot! I was too busy looking for the shark, and the shark bait . . .
     
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    Jaws -see movie
     
  7. El_Guero

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    Hehehehehe.

    Used to fly over the beach and watch the shark bait on their surf boards .... It is a wonder they don't catch more sharks as much bait as is in the water.
     
  8. rwatson
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    Fish getting their own back.

    It looks like these guys just catch the fish for 'fun' ( he returned the big one he took hours to catch ) - so they are basically just fish torturers, and now shark feeders.

    Lucky we have an endless supply of fish in the oceans :rolleyes:

    "Overfishing is threatening more than two-thirds of the world's most valuable fish species"
    http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/110
     
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    djaus Salted Nut!

    I'm noticing a trend with you rwatson, you should change your username to "mr negativity"!
     
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    yeah, I'm going to spend millions on a fake inoculation program to kill millions of third world kids ..

    If its good enough for Bill Gates like DJaus claims - its good enough for me.

    But Djaus is an optimist ... hahahahaha
     
  11. Mr Efficiency
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    Kayak fishing is pretty dumb actually, the smell of bait and struggling fish draw sharks to the kayak, and there is not enough boat between you and the sharks, and potential disaster. Way too easy to be tipped over. I recall one day having a 14 foot Hammerhead doing tight circles round the boat ( an 18 ' runabout) after a flurry of fish being pulled aboard, on a kayak that would have cured me of kayak fishing.
     
  12. El_Guero

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    YOU sir, are an optimist.

    The rest of us would have decided the 18' boat was too small.

    :)
     
  13. waikikin
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    I'd call RW a realist,

    qualifying that a fair proportion of my income has come from game fishers in the past, the kayak fishers are a little more sporting in giving the fish/shark a shot at getting a bite back on the aggressor, in comparison, & it's their hard earned getting spent...... a weekend of gameboating for sharks on a 40'er with a pallet or two of pilchards that would feed a small village for a week & a couple of 800hp diesels chewing a tonne or three of fuel that would plough many a field & feed a small village for a month............

    Maybe hypocritical to take(do have to earn it!) their dough, but a old aquaintance expressed a pretty realistic view of these activities.... " roughly quoted as..... pointing to some boatyard dogs.... might as well bait up with a T bone & play these dogs around the yard on a hook.........." .. close to the truth!!
    Jeff.
     
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  14. waikikin
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    Check this Tropfest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bc-Cv9C-E8 film my cousin did a few years back....... gotta love that they paddle the bait out & a shark hooks up B4 the surfer gets back to shore.
    Jeff.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnUe_8WS7xoPS: the Murbah swamp beer is cool too..
     

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    I have done enough fishing in shark-infested waters to have no patience with "sport" fishing with light lines and playing fish for hours, the skill is in getting hooked up to good eating, solid fish, not buggering around with them and inviting sharks, I never use less than 50 lbs breaking strain line offshore. And catch and release.....I'd rather not go fishing.
     
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