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#11005476 - 07/28/15 12:19 PM new here
SeanP Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 07/28/15
Posts: 7
Loc: Burleson
Im new to the forum and new to kayak fishing I recently got a perception striker and have taken it out once now any tips for a beginner getting started or word of advice thanks in advance for any information

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#11005587 - 07/28/15 01:01 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
Antman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/15/13
Posts: 133
You should do the Thursday night fishing tournaments by Mariner sail. It's free. Good way to get to know other yakers. Ran by some awesome people.

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#11005595 - 07/28/15 01:03 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
Antman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/15/13
Posts: 133
Also look up dfw kayak fishing on Facebook.

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#11005605 - 07/28/15 01:08 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
spazm09 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 1732
Loc: Dallas, Tx
What do you fish for?

We've been slamming the blue cats on lake ray hubbard. Going again saturday evening, your welcome to join

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#11005767 - 07/28/15 02:17 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
Rhino68W Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/06/14
Posts: 6471
Loc: Benbrook, TX
Do what all the other have said, and read through the old topics in your spare time. You'll find a lot of answers to questions you haven't even thought of yet.
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Kayak Fishing Military Veterans|Ascend Kayak Owners

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#11006265 - 07/28/15 06:30 PM Re: new here [Re: Rhino68W]
armadillomojo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 2510
Loc: Cleburne,Tx
First of all, Welcome to the forum! welcome
Hooking up with some of the open invites on here would be a great start. Lots of good folks willing to give some valuable on water advice.

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#11006371 - 07/28/15 07:28 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
SeanP Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 07/28/15
Posts: 7
Loc: Burleson
Thanks for reply I don't really have a specific type of fish I target I do a lot of different fishing depending on the location I guess. I have a pontoon boat that I fish from also and got the kayak to avoid the hassle of taking it out by myself and the cost of hauling it. From reading some of the past post I just need to spend some time out on the water in the kayak to get the feel for it.

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#11006754 - 07/28/15 11:02 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
formula462 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/08/13
Posts: 1562
Loc: arlington, tx
Im in Crowley and hit benbrook when I can..hit me up sometime maybe can go do some creek fishing

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#11007327 - 07/29/15 10:00 AM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
C-Frog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/11/12
Posts: 1587
Loc: The Colony,TX
Welcome to the Forum!!

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#11007495 - 07/29/15 11:14 AM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
OldCrow Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/26/13
Posts: 464
Loc: Central Texas
welcome Good to have you here

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#11012585 - 07/31/15 05:30 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
B_Rod Offline
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Registered: 10/24/06
Posts: 5594
Loc: Fort Worth
Congrats on the kayak...it will change the way you fish. If you're on FB, check out the DFW Kayak Fishing. If you're not on FB, then I recommend you monitor this site and post up when you're going. There are almost always folks on here looking for fishing partners, and there is no better way to learn the ropes than by going with a more experienced 'yakker, IMHO.

welcome

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#11013138 - 07/31/15 11:20 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
HAWK84 Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/11/13
Posts: 420
Loc: Arlington tx
Welcome to the group ..I am in Arlington area always like meeting up with new fishing buddies
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#11013330 - 08/01/15 07:48 AM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
FWBanger Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/13/11
Posts: 804
Welcome to the plastic navy. Be sure to get yourself a PFD (wear it all the time while on the water) and a whistle so you're covered while out during the day. If you're going to be out past dusk then also get a 360 light. Check out proper kayak paddling techniques on youtube. I see a lot of people on yaks using improper technique. You'll get where you're going but it will take a lot less energy if you paddle efficiently. Start looking for a second job now to help pay for your new addiction. Enjoy! banana
My 2cents
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#11014302 - 08/01/15 08:19 PM Re: new here [Re: SeanP]
pontiactech Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/12
Posts: 1024
Loc: Haltom City Tx
Welcome aboard !

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