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Mayfly #13533296 04/24/20 09:48 PM
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Here is my new Mayfly, now I just need to add water and a cradle to hold it banana

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Re: Mayfly [Re: Super8mm] #13533696 04/25/20 03:17 AM
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Nice rig. thumb


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Re: Mayfly [Re: banker-always fishing] #13533717 04/25/20 03:36 AM
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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Nice rig. thumb


Thanks, the only downside I have found is that my backup 2 pc paddle wont fit in either hatch, yet smile.

it does fit down the left side of the seat and is out of the way.


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Re: Mayfly [Re: Super8mm] #13533903 04/25/20 01:22 PM
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I really like the open floor space of the Mayfly even if I don't often fly fish.
Nice ride!


Just one more cast!

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Re: Mayfly [Re: Jimbo] #13533934 04/25/20 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Jimbo
I really like the open floor space of the Mayfly even if I don't often fly fish.
Nice ride!


Thanks, I enjoy casting a fly and watch them come after it


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Re: Mayfly [Re: Super8mm] #13534032 04/25/20 03:23 PM
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Jackson makes a really good kayak and the mayfly is a fine choice.
Congrats on getting one you are going to love it.
Wish you lots of good times on the water.

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That's something to be proud of. Congrats thumb

Re: Mayfly [Re: Ocelot] #13534095 04/25/20 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Ocelot
Jackson makes a really good kayak and the mayfly is a fine choice.
Congrats on getting one you are going to love it.
Wish you lots of good times on the water.


Thank you, I do have a old humminbird I am going to see if the transducer will fit in one of the scupper holes this weekend.


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Originally Posted by J-Moe
That's something to be proud of. Congrats thumb


Thanks, I am going up to Aubrey today to get the rest of my rods and tackle and see what else I will need.


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Congrats great looking kayak!


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Re: Mayfly [Re: Super8mm] #13534218 04/25/20 07:10 PM
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One of the scupper holes should have a large area for you transducer.
I have sidescan on my fnder so wanted to get below the bottom of my yak a couple of inches.
Using the Yak Attack Switchblade transducer arm which slides into my gear track.

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Originally Posted by Jerry713
Congrats great looking kayak!


Thanks Jerry, I am sure it will be filled with hundreds of hours of good times banana


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Originally Posted by Ocelot
One of the scupper holes should have a large area for you transducer.
I have sidescan on my fnder so wanted to get below the bottom of my yak a couple of inches.
Using the Yak Attack Switchblade transducer arm which slides into my gear track.


Thanksk Ocelot, looks like I will be getting a new depth finder. I dug out my old Matrix 37 quad beam but the LED screen looks shot and when I hooked it up to 12v it just keeps sleeping "LOL" Gosh I just bought it in 2007.


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That was an old finder.
Much better technology int units today.
I mount my head unit right in front of seat. Do not have to look to far to see or adjust unit.
When fly fishing, fly line likes to wrap around the mount so I try to keep the line outside the kayak.
Jacksons have a lot of track on them sure you will find a place where get a good balance of vision, accessibility and not catching the fly line most of the time.

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Originally Posted by Ocelot
That was an old finder.
Much better technology int units today.
I mount my head unit right in front of seat. Do not have to look to far to see or adjust unit.
When fly fishing, fly line likes to wrap around the mount so I try to keep the line outside the kayak.
Jacksons have a lot of track on them sure you will find a place where get a good balance of vision, accessibility and not catching the fly line most of the time.


Thanks, I am looking hard at the Humminbird Helix 5 DI G2, I think I will like the Basemap feature as it had the contour lines for a lot of the lakes in TX


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