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Hi from Down Under

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1 Hi from Down Under on Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:42 pm

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Hi guys my name is Kim and I live on the eastern side of Australia. I fly fish from a canoe and a yak but am keen to get into a float of some kind. Doing heaps of research on here great site there is very little tubing here in Auz so will prob have to import one from you guys over there. I hope to be able to put up some Aussie fish pics soon.
Cheers KIM

2 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:04 pm

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Welcome to the boards

3 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:51 pm

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Welcome

4 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:22 pm

bballnono

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Welcome dude! What do you fish for in Australia?

5 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sun Feb 09, 2014 12:58 am

Kimall


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I fish for Bass in the fresh water which is what I want a tube for and about a hundred species in the salt.Smile
Cheers KIM

6 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sun Feb 09, 2014 7:24 am

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Cool! Do you have to watch out for sharks in the salt? I hear there are a lot of them in Australia.

7 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:58 am

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Welcome to the Boards , I am sure you will find the perfect Float for you in time . in the meantime ask questions if you cannot find the info you seek through the Search functions ..

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8 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:01 am

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Welcome glad you found us we help another guy down under find his tube. He did e-bay seemed to work best for him shipping wise. Search as question and if you need more help.just ask.


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9 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:11 pm

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welcome to the forum!!! I would like to see some pics of your fishing salt and fresh water!!! Very Happy

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10 Re: Hi from Down Under on Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:48 am

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Thanks for the warm welcome guys I will put some pics when I take some not normally a photography nut when fishing. A few sharks down here but wouldn't be any worse than over there I would think. I am real keen on a Outlaw Escape if they will send them over seas I have left a message but yet to hear back.
Cheers KIM

11 Re: Hi from Down Under on Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:55 am

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Welcome to the jungle! Snoop around, ask questions and post those report when you get a chance!

12 Re: Hi from Down Under on Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:00 am

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welcome to the forums wouldnt a yak be safer and better then a tube y would u want a tube

13 Re: Hi from Down Under on Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:15 am

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Welcome aboard Kim. Glad to see people from around the globe. We all share the passion!!!!! This is the place to come for advise, shared links and bull S**t stories. We got it all.

14 Re: Hi from Down Under on Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:18 pm

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Welcome to the forum. Hope you share the catches from the land beyond the ocean span.

15 Re: Hi from Down Under on Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:51 pm

Kimall


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Thanks again guys I have decided to get a pontoon I think, there are a couple of options down here for them one new and a second hand one. I love the yak and canoe but don't like getting pulled into the snags when a fish is on so want to be able to kick with my feet to stop this. NO KICKING where the sharks live Smile.
I will be sure to add some pics when I get my boat and do some fishing.
Cheers KIM

16 Re: Hi from Down Under on Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:09 pm

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Welcome aboard KIM,
Glad u found us.
Safe fishing!

-Mike

17 Re: Hi from Down Under on Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:20 pm

Kimall


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I float now......
A couple of pics showing the mods I have made so far. As it came the seat was screwed to the frame but I added a ply floor and a swivel seat mount that allows the seat to be lifted up out of the way to make way for a casting platform. Just had it out in a stiff breeze and got back with a dry seat of the pants.Smile
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The little boat comes with bags that sit either side of the seat but I was just testing the seaworthiness on this trip..
Now to add fishing type bits and pieces.
Cheers KIM

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