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#12281407 - 06/06/17 02:03 PM Missing Something?????????
Fish ZoMbiE Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/25/09
Posts: 9937
Come home and found 1 less kayak on the trailer?

With the popularity of yak angling exploding, there is no shortage of thieves on the prowl who will quick flip your vessel. It seems like locks, cables & chains don't keep them from getting to them smirk

Does any one have one of these or something similar on their property yet? Has anyone been considering or wish they had 1 on their yak? popcorn



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Using 100% satellite technology, SPOT Trace tracks your most valuable assets virtually anywhere in the world, on your phone or computer. Affordable and easy to use, SPOT Trace is a no-brainer for your cars, boats, motorcycles, toys and other valuables.

Looks like the price ranges from $99.- $105. +tax depending on where ya buy.

* West Marine & GPS Nation both have a $50. mail in rebate available that makes this unit a lil more affordable for a fleet wink
Here's the GPS NATION.COM link: http://www.gpsnation.com/spot-satellite-...CFcsdgQodn20J7A
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#12281626 - 06/06/17 04:06 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Searsay Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/26/12
Posts: 282
Loc: Lewisville TX
frown

here is another link that outlines the subscription options for SPOT products - because those add up fast. https://www.findmespot.com/en/?cid=100

I seem to remember a few new/interesting products were coming online/out earlier this year that used cellphone tech w/ a GPS receiver and only cost a $30/year subscription. If i can find time to dig up a link those are a bit more reasonable and probably just as effective in a metro area.

Found it - though it isn't shipping yet - http://pinggps.com/


Edited by Searsay (06/06/17 04:11 PM)
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#12281676 - 06/06/17 04:32 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
T- Gil Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/04
Posts: 1115
Loc: Burleson, Tx
Hate a thief!
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#12282408 - 06/07/17 03:50 AM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
christian myrick Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 3191
Loc: little elm
Oh...brother. im so sorry. Having had 2 kayaks stolen myself i know the feeling. Im super sorry
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#12282433 - 06/07/17 05:54 AM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Muckraker Offline
Fishin Fööl

Registered: 07/28/12
Posts: 955
Loc: Potlickerville
Sorry to hear that brother, it's almost becoming an epidemic like tailgate theft. Thieves suck. Maybe thieves should watch videos of what's done to them in countries like Brazil. Sadly, I don't think that'll stop the meth heads here.

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#12282436 - 06/07/17 06:07 AM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
BKT Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/27/13
Posts: 1320
Loc: Apple Springs
Man that really blows!! mad

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#12282578 - 06/07/17 08:17 AM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Jimbo Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/18/03
Posts: 16160
Loc: South Texas
Description and details (pics) of the one stolen?....Never know, it could turn up, and the more eyes the better to fight these thieves.
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#12283008 - 06/07/17 12:52 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Fisherman13 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/13/13
Posts: 2032
Loc: Lake Lavon
The Black Hammer was talking about State Farm offering kayak insurance. And I saw that another guy got insurance through geico for like $18 a month. Seems like a wise investment for the higher end kayaks. Very sorry that you yak was stolen from you. Can't stand hearing about all the kayaks being stolen lately. Its hard to have anything nice anymore.

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#12283051 - 06/07/17 01:26 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Longliner Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/17/17
Posts: 102
Loc: Texas
Use the other one for bait. People have gotten shot for less it's your right to protect your property

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#12283057 - 06/07/17 01:30 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
The Black Hammer Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/11/08
Posts: 973
Loc: Grand Prairie
Man, that really sucks. But yes, I use State Farm and pay $11 a month for insurance. That covers my kayak and all my fishing gear including rods, reels, and fish finder.

https://www.statefarm.com/agent/US/TX/Fort-Worth/Steven-Barber-T6RXZ75J8AL

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#12283069 - 06/07/17 01:40 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Longliner Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/17/17
Posts: 102
Loc: Texas
I can see it being real easy to bait these theives. If anyone wants to get together and have a "kayak bait the theives night" I'm all in.

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#12283114 - 06/07/17 02:16 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Rhino68W Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/06/14
Posts: 6729
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Thieves are the scum of the Earth. Sorry to hear that man. What kind of kayak was it? Photos?

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#12283626 - 06/07/17 07:49 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Fish ZoMbiE Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/25/09
Posts: 9937
Thanks bros but it was Actually a question not a statement laugh See what u did Christian? wink

My yaks have not been stolen. Not yet anyways! But I know it is gettin bad. Lots of yaks out there now and there will b plenty more 4sure. Since the prices r going up, I might just look into a gps tracker. Those of ya that have had their yak stolen already might be thinking about 1 too. Christian, did u ever recover your second stolen yak?

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#12284829 - 06/08/17 01:52 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
christian myrick Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 3191
Loc: little elm
No, never. I hope i see it on the water this summer flame
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#12287617 - 06/10/17 12:34 PM Re: Missing Somthing????????? [Re: Fish ZoMbiE]
Kai Yak Angler Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/12/14
Posts: 73
You must've made someone angry & karma finally caught up with you & it's about time roflmao


Edited by Kai Yak Angler (06/10/17 12:35 PM)

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