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General Talk / Garage Rack for 11ft Kayak (need to buy not build)
« on: April 16, 2019, 04:56:55 PM »
I'm downsizing from a 4 car to a 2 car garage and will need to store my kayak on the wall of the garage.  A hoist will not work at the new home.  Does anyone know of a good low cost solution for a rack on the wall of a garage (I trust you all more than I trust the internet)

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I've finally have time open to get otw.  Thinking of going out to Folsom (Rattlesnake Bar) or Nimbus on Saturday and Sunday driving to Englebright or Clementine or Rollins. 

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For Sale / Vibe at Headwaters
« on: March 01, 2019, 02:09:02 PM »
Looks like Dan is blowing out his vibe sea ghosts to make room for the 2019 models coming in.  Great deals on a really good kayak.  I can attest as I bought mine at paddlefest last year and as a newbie to kayak fishing I am thrilled with my 110.  The 2019 prices will be $200 more than what these are selling for!!  With that, you can buy the upraded center console that the 2019 will have and have money left to buy a life vest or upgraded paddle.

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Hookups and Fishing Reports (Viewable by Public) / Fuller Lake
« on: November 04, 2018, 05:16:19 PM »
Enjoyable day paddling on a small lake that does not allow PB’s
Slow fishing one 13” trout

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Hookups and Fishing Reports (Viewable by Public) / newbie on the Delta
« on: August 14, 2018, 10:42:15 AM »
I am thinking of trying the delta for the first time ever.  I am looking at White Slough and the area between Paradise Point and King Island Marina as a possible area to pop my delta cherry.  I am completely unfamiliar with the region but the view from google map makes this area look very fishy for LMB/SMB.  Any words of wisdom/advice or better locations for a first time experience?  Also, will I need an Ocean validation or is the standard license sufficient?

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Needing some on the water therapy this weekend.  Not sure where yet so I thought I would ask here if anyone has any suggestions.  Tired of getting skunked on the North Fork of Folsom, plus the boat traffic can get insane even in the 5 mile zones.

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General Talk / Basic Training
« on: August 06, 2018, 04:13:53 PM »
My son shipped out to JBSA Lackland last week to start his career in the Air Force.  I'm proud of him but I have also lost my fishing and golfing buddy.  I'm sure some of you out there know where I'm coming from.  And to all of you that have served, THANK YOU!!

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I'm planning to take my kayak on its maiden voyage to Folsom this weekend.  I am thinking of launching from the Rattlesnake Bar ramp or the Granite Bay ramp.  I'm hoping some of you veterans can impart some wisdom on a newbie on a new kayak.  I have fished up and down the shores around both areas but this will be my first time on the water.  :smt003

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Kayaks / MOVED: Opinion on vibe sea ghost
« on: April 16, 2018, 04:18:52 PM »
This topic has been moved to General Talk .

http://www.norcalkayakanglers.com/index.php?topic=83439.0

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General Talk / Opinion on vibe sea ghost
« on: April 16, 2018, 10:10:52 AM »
I'm about to spend $900 or less on a paddle kayak and will be testing out some kayaks this weekend in Lodi.  Any advice from anyone with experience will help as i am a newbie to this.  I plan to fish lakes (no rivers or oceans) and perhaps the delta once i gain enough experience.  My budget is tight but the vibe seaghosts seem to get nothing but positive reviews and the 110 and 130 will fit in my budget.  I am 6 2 and 210lbs.  My center of gravity is high so I do not anticipate standing. :smt003

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Introductions / Hello from Roseville
« on: April 03, 2018, 10:16:11 AM »
Hello, I'm new and about to get into kayak angling.  I plan to head down to Headwaters Kayak and test paddle as many kayaks under $1,000 that I can during paddlefest.  Until then, I am stuck on the bank or wading into a river.   :smt001

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