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Makahiki 2014: Days 2 and 3.

     Day Two:  I tried going back to the same spot but got there to find the NW swell slamming.  Couple other guys were there and got shut down too- too dangerous.  B. and I decided to pull back to another spot but it just wasn’t firing, couldn’t catch bait, and the one bite…

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Fishing with rubber hooks.

All fisherman have those days when the fish are biting but the hooks just won’t stick.  Here in Hawaii these days are called ‘rubber hook’ days.  I am the new king of rubber hooks.  By my rough but conservative count I lost at lease 10 good pelagics today.  Water was choppy and the current mostly…

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Boat work.

Haven’t had many kayak days lately, and the few that I’ve had have not been very productive. One of the things keeping me busy has been ‘working’ as a deckhand on a bigger boat. It’s no get rich quick scheme, but I at least consider it to be productive research. Stay tuned for more kayak…

Jackson Kayak Signs Jim Sammons

Jackson Kayaks Signs Jim Sammons. Love him or hate him, this is big news for Jackson Kayak and my fellow team mates.  Jackson has a huge presence in the the Southeastern US, but are currently working on expansion to the West (and beyond, as we look to build a team in Hawaii), as well as…