Striper Talk Striped Bass Fishing, Surfcasting, Boating

     

Left Nav S-B Home Register FAQ Members List S-B on Facebook Arcade WEAX Tides Buoys Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Right Nav

Left Container Right Container
 

Go Back   Striper Talk Striped Bass Fishing, Surfcasting, Boating » Main Forum » Kayaking

Kayaking After the frequent attempts at Bribery, beatings, and simply getting towed at Sunrise - S-B opens the Kayak Forums Also see http://www.ultimatekayakfishing.com

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-09-2006, 12:48 PM   #31
reelecstasy
Boston Anglah
iTrader: (0)
 
reelecstasy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Sitting on top of the world with my legs hangin free
Posts: 3,322
Alot more guys on here kayakfish than I thought. Maybe we should have a S-B Yak Meet sometime this summer/season ?

Used hard and put away dirty....
reelecstasy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2006, 12:51 PM   #32
hulkyj61
The one that got away
iTrader: (0)
 
hulkyj61's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: K'Port, ME/Westford, MA
Posts: 118
Not a bad idea, where were you thinkin of having it?

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.
hulkyj61 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2006, 05:00 PM   #33
nightfighter
Seldom Seen
iTrader: (0)
 
nightfighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 8,141
I say we have a first north shore S-B get together. Lots of shoreline here around Marblehead. Then there's Manchester.... Maybe PlumIsland and the rivers, though I have zero local knowledge there.

“Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the people of other countries, whose leaders are afraid to trust them with arms.” – James Madison.
nightfighter is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2006, 07:11 PM   #34
swanny
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Seekonk MA
Posts: 29
T-140
T-120
heritage marquesa 14
swanny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 08:38 PM   #35
Wee Hooker
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Westport, Ma.
Posts: 16
Hey Swanny, I'd be curious to hear you personal comparison on the Tarpon 140 vs marquesa 14? I was on the fence with both these yaks and only got the T-140 because i snagged a deal.
Wee Hooker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2006, 07:22 AM   #36
swanny
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Seekonk MA
Posts: 29
Wee, I have things I like best about each boat. The marquesa w/out rudder is a much better performing boat than the t140 w/out a rudder. It tracks better and just feels less sloppy when paddling. If you have a rudder on a 140 than that's not an issue any more. a t140 w/rudder is a better tracking boat than the heritage w/out hands down. As far as speed it is close but I would say the marquesa is a touch faster. The marquesa also sits you a little higher. The t140 seat system is the best of any sot in my opinion. I can go 6-8 hours easy in it w/out getting out. The marquesa is another story 4 or 5 and I need to stretch and adjust. Mine is last years model with the factory seat so an aftermarket seat might help alot and I know the 06 model has a better seat. Both boats rig great and no difference except that the 140 has that rear hatch which makes rodholders an easy install with nuts/bolts whereas the heritage requires wellnuts or you need to add a hatch for rear rod holders. I've caught alot of great fish out of both and don't think anybody would be disappointed with either but if forced to choose I would keep the t140.

night- I think the north shore would be sweet. Maybe we could put a team together and fish some tourneys. Just got back from a yak fishing tourney in Jamaica bay - NY. There is 2 possibly 3 more tourneys this summer. King cove - stonington conn in June and the NEKF rodeo up north shore in august. I would like to fish up your way this year a little more and I wouldn't mind hosting some guys who want to fish RI this year. I fish newport and sakonnet alot as well as narr bay in spring.

Last edited by swanny; 05-12-2006 at 07:30 AM..
swanny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2006, 12:20 PM   #37
NilsC
Kayak Fish with us.
iTrader: (0)
 
NilsC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Stonington, CT
Posts: 586
I'm using the Tarpon t160i this year and I still have the tandem cobra rigged for fishing and since I sold the t120 and t140 I'm still looking to see what else to get.

Nils

King Cove Kayak Center
926 Stonington Rd (US Route 1)
Stonington, CT 06378
Phone (860) 599-4730
is hosting the third annual Kayak Fishing Rodeo


Nils
NilsC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2006, 06:50 PM   #38
sabe
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: martha's vineyard
Posts: 12
perception / caster 12.5 got spooled in the lagoon with this yak don't know what it was but it was big!!
sabe is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:42 PM.


Powered by vBulletin. Copyright ©2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Please use all necessary and proper safety precautions. STAY SAFE Striper Talk Forums
Copyright 1998-20012 Striped-Bass.com