Damiki & Fish Arrow help claim 1st place
Field staffer Tye Rowe entered the Second round of the WA southern series with high hopes for a win. It was a late comp starting at 12pm and finishing at 6pm with a slowly rising tide. With a field of 14 boats and a overlap of 8 kayak's fishing a separate competition.
Tye's report is as follows;
“my non boater Dan and I decided to take the risk and fish a river system which wouldn’t be as crowded as the other. We pulled up at the mouth of the river system in the deeper water and started fishing the channel as the tide rose over the flats, with in the first half an hour I had a legal fall to the new Fish Arrow Gillty blade in baby gill.
Victory at BASS GF for Jonathan Chen
Searing Tackle Field Staffer Jonathan Chen caps off a fine year by taking out the DAIWA HOBIE KAYAK BASS GRANDFINAL at TOONUMBAR Dam and securing a place on next years AFC series. Here is Jonathans take of the event
Started with a shot gun start with 23 anglers lined up. I had plans to head to the large school of fish at the back of the lake but from kayaking at Clarrie Hall Dam on the Thursday and navigation day the Friday my legs were
Michael Maas wins Round 19 at Ballina
Searing Tackle Field Staffer Michael Maas continued his fine form this year by sealing first place at the Round 19 of the Daiwa Hobie® Kayak Bream Fishing Series at Ballina on the weekend. Here is his write up of the event and his tactics.
"After having only ever fished the Richmond River once before I decided to use the recent tactics I employed at Mooloolaba to come up with a plan to fish the Hobie Ballina round. Travelling up stream against the tide, I reached the main canals in the river after 45mins.
Jason Lambert Secures 2nd place at Ballina
Searing Tackle Field Staffer Jason Lambert narrowly missed out on first place at the Round 19 of the Daiwa Hobie® Kayak Bream Fishing Series at Ballina on the weekend. Jason finished just behind in 2nd place and with this has qualified for the Grand final later on in the year. Below is Jasons write up of the event.
"Day 1, I made my way to the north arm that was a over an hour peddle and found a nice rockwall where I started casting Pontoon 21 Crackjacks 48 Deep in Green Tiger Prawn covered in Pro Cure Shrimp Scent. Soon I got my first strike and got my first fish that was just on 26cm. I then moved to the bridge and cast Damiki Shimp in Skin blue colour and soon started getting some nice fish including a 29cm.