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#12334936 - 07/11/17 08:24 PM Those that haul in bed of truck
T- Gil Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/04
Posts: 1115
Loc: Burleson, Tx
Do you leave your "red flag" on the yak while you fish? I've noticed this a lot on youtube videos. I always remove mine, not sure why exactly? I guess I feel like it will last longer that way or something? ?
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#12334948 - 07/11/17 08:35 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
RBDavis3591 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/17/14
Posts: 236
Loc: Austin
I remove my red flag mainly because it is one less thing to get caught up on.

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#12334966 - 07/11/17 08:45 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
Shaun Russell Offline
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Registered: 03/15/08
Posts: 6356
Loc: Ray Roberts
I just fold mine back inside the kayak while on the water.
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#12335017 - 07/11/17 09:12 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
PowerLizard Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 2204
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
I throw my red flag on the floorboard of the truck.

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#12335022 - 07/11/17 09:14 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1938
Loc: Texas
I just leave mine on and it hangs down in the water. It is made from some sort of plastic, not cloth.

Brad

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#12335028 - 07/11/17 09:16 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
Tallgrass05 Offline
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Registered: 03/02/05
Posts: 42396
Loc: Kansas
Mine is made out of heavy duty canvas, I take it off if I use the bed extender.
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#12335078 - 07/11/17 09:36 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
BKT Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/27/13
Posts: 1308
Loc: Apple Springs
I take it off.

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#12335105 - 07/11/17 09:54 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: Brad R]
wh2004 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 2370
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Originally Posted By: Brad R
I just leave mine on and it hangs down in the water. It is made from some sort of plastic, not cloth.

Brad



Same

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#12335655 - 07/12/17 09:29 AM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
mickeytfc Offline
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Registered: 01/15/07
Posts: 216
Loc: Little Elm
I leave mine on most of the time simply because I forget to take it off.
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#12335780 - 07/12/17 10:29 AM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
Todd™ Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 3612
Loc: On my kayak
I take it off unless I forget then it stays on. Done that a bunch of times. The flag I use now I got in 2012. It's made from canvas cloth and it's been probably 40,000 miles at least. The coast a bunch of times. Arkansas, Oklahoma, and all over Texas every weekend. Still in great shape.
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#12336611 - 07/12/17 08:08 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
BigDozer66 Offline
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Registered: 03/20/12
Posts: 1807
Loc: Lufkin, Texas USA
I just leave mine on and I have a different one on each of our Yaks.

On the Hobie PA12 is a Mariner Sails, on the Big Tuna is the stock Jackson flag, and on the others are ACK 12 x 12 flags.
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#12336619 - 07/12/17 08:12 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
pelican Offline
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Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2506
Loc: Grapevine
I remove mine.
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#12338583 - 07/13/17 09:30 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
Jim Ford Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 1618
Loc: Texas
Off. Don't wanna excite any angry bulls.......

It really doesn't matter either way. I fish with guys who leave them on and with guys who remove them. None of them have had any issues.

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#12340721 - 07/15/17 07:22 AM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: T- Gil]
Mudman63 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/27/12
Posts: 2085
Loc: Spring & New Braunfels, Texas
Remove the flag. In my mind, this is equivalent to running a boat with the fenders hanging over the side. It's sloppy seamanship.

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#12343373 - 07/16/17 08:52 PM Re: Those that haul in bed of truck [Re: Mudman63]
Doublehaul Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/05/07
Posts: 353
Loc: Denison, Tx
Can't argue with that. Well said.
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