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# 228625 15-Jan-2018 09:14
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Hi Everyone,

 

Long time lurker/reader

 

I Work in IT networks  and Security in the Wellington area.
Do a bit of PC gaming (PUBG is where its at ATM)

 

also like to get out on the water and do some fishing in my Kayak

 

Thanks 


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  # 1938869 15-Jan-2018 09:14
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  # 1938875 15-Jan-2018 09:15
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Welcome and enjoy laughing


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  # 1938876 15-Jan-2018 09:21
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Welcome,i'm looking into getting into kayak fishing :)

 

Any pointers for when looking for a kayak , etc




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  # 1938882 15-Jan-2018 09:39
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Thanks All

 

 

 

Xcon, In general, get a kayak thats up around the 4m mark, it seems to be a bit of a sweet spot for stability, speed, and being able to lift it...

 

Definitely recommend Viking as a brand, they make good kayaks and there is a good second hand market for them.

 

There are many different things when you get out on the water, Safety is always key, so always have you life jacket on, and have a couple of forms of comms. Apart from safety, there are different ways of fishing, (anchoring, drifting, trolling) me and my friends mainly paddle out to a spot (depending 500m - 1km from where we launch most of the time) and anchor and burly up, and sit, relax and fish for a couple of hours, then maybe move to another spot.


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  # 1938950 15-Jan-2018 10:50
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neveR:

 

Thanks All

 

 

 

Xcon, In general, get a kayak thats up around the 4m mark, it seems to be a bit of a sweet spot for stability, speed, and being able to lift it...

 

Definitely recommend Viking as a brand, they make good kayaks and there is a good second hand market for them.

 

There are many different things when you get out on the water, Safety is always key, so always have you life jacket on, and have a couple of forms of comms. Apart from safety, there are different ways of fishing, (anchoring, drifting, trolling) me and my friends mainly paddle out to a spot (depending 500m - 1km from where we launch most of the time) and anchor and burly up, and sit, relax and fish for a couple of hours, then maybe move to another spot.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for pointers :) 


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  # 1938974 15-Jan-2018 11:29
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  # 1938978 15-Jan-2018 11:36
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Welcome to Geekzone!

If you don't mind me asking, how did you start out as an IT Networks and Security guy?






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  # 1939050 15-Jan-2018 13:46
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Thanks All

 

sonyxperiageek: Welcome to Geekzone!

If you don't mind me asking, how did you start out as an IT Networks and Security guy?

 

 

 

I have been working in IT for around 9 year's now, I would say I did it the hard way, with out many qualifications, and worked my way up from the bottom. Through service desk, Desktop, networks, server, Senior Networks and Security. Or another way of looking at it, I got my foot in the door, worked hard, proved my self and took some chances/opportunity and have worked my way up to my current position.

 

Hope that helps.

 

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Welcome to GZ. Good to see you're finding your way around and lending your expertise already :) 





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