Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by Anselmo » Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:14 pm

Physhopath wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:59 pm
If only I was closer..
You stole my line ...

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by bricks » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:17 pm

I'm renovating.
Yak hasn't hit the water since just before the weather turned last year.
I'll be back about April, as long as the Roofs on.

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by StevenM » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:52 am

cjbfisher wrote: ↑
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:59 am
StevenM wrote: ↑
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:44 pm
Hi
Hi, you look familiar. Have I seen you somewhere else?
Strange how some forums are growing in popularity

The other place is active.

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by zed » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:58 am

The other place? Like AKFF?
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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by oldfart » Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:19 pm

KFDU though it seems to have slowed down too but not as much
I started life with nothing.......and still have most of it left

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by ryder » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:24 am

is Dodge still alive??

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by Dodge » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:50 am

ryder wrote: ↑
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:24 am
is Dodge still alive??
Yes still kicking along at 78 and fishing most weeks with mates, only the good die young you know.

Was typing the following comments and went to post when your reply popped up, you must be physic mate :lol:
dodge in trees.jpg
While TYS is slow am not sure Facebook is making the impact some suggest.

Regularly knock about with approx another 10 blokes the majority met in AKFF days, might add here ages range from mid 60s to late 70s as that may sway comments that follow.

Of that group only about 4 are on Facebook and minimal fishing discussion there.

Half of them are TYS members but think I am only one who still looks in here these days on any regular basis, and has been no real discussion as to why. Notice quite often Bots generally exceed the members who are online which is sad and no incentive to contribute

All mates are on KFDU with about half active with replys on topics, while most read forum to various degrees, intersting topics can cause discussion among the blokes on the water. There are far more former AKFF members still appearing in there. as well and a bit more of the old humour, change of mods has also let a bit more flexibility in discussion as well. In regards Bots, member numbers online usually equal or exceed Bots.

Forums are quieter these days as novelty of kayak fishing has passed since the heady days a dozen years ago, DIY discussion is about gone with every body buying prefitted yaks and parts so that's also removing a lot of attraction.
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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by zed » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:14 am

Nice Dodge! Keep swingin! Good points.

Forums are hard. I can fly through IG or FB feeds and tap likes on pix (w attractive women intermixed) and maybe tap out a funny. Reports and long discussions on forums I need a laptop or gasp, desktop.

Personally Ive got former yak friends now w skiffs and they are always wanting a good hand. Whats a guy to do? Say no and burn bridges? So yak reports are few. I still have her though.

I always loved the fishing you all share. Same but different. I figured being a Yank one Australian forum was enough. I dont think I can face the shame of being a new user at KFDU at this point though. I can and do follow some good AUS ledge fishing kooks w brains as big as a GTs. As well as any AKFF/TYD folks I stalked.

I spit my coke ryder! Damn.
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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by Dodge » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:41 am

zed wrote: ↑
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:14 am


Personally Ive got former yak friends now w skiffs and they are always wanting a good hand. Whats a guy to do? Say no and burn bridges? So yak reports are few. I still have her though.
zed thanks for the greeting mate.

Our regular group is now also a mix of both aluminium boats and yaks, we all fish together as before, and continue to poke crap at each other, also being an older group, electric motors are starting to appear among the paddlers, you'll see mine in the picture I just added to my earlier reply
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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by cjbfisher » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:54 am

zed wrote: ↑
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:58 am
The other place?
https://smokefireandfood.com/forum/inde ... f7f12f6506

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by leftieant » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:53 pm

Hey Dodge, great to see you're still getting out.

I was only thinking today about Baz. Have you spoken to him of late?

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by dru » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:44 pm

Richo! Warms me cockles seeing a post from an old mate. 78 - how the fuck did that happen? Super cool to see yet another pic of you yaking.

Tight lines.
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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by Dodge » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:52 pm

leftieant wrote: ↑
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:53 pm
I was only thinking today about Baz. Have you spoken to him of late?
Ant regrettably it would be over 12+ months since Baz and I had a yarn, he was having more health issues on the last occasion.

My wife has had a couple of years battling cancer which required surgery, radiation, chemo, a temporary ilostomy bag for 12 months, however is all good now though with quarterly scans keeping an eye on her but every thing is positive here, and naturally I gave her my priority.

Personally was only able to only tolerate so much health discussion thru the period, so put Baz on the back burner.
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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by Dodge » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:56 pm

dru wrote: ↑
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:44 pm
78 - how the fuck did that happen?
Thanks Dru, it just happens mate, and big numbers are better than the alternative I reckon.
cheers RICHO

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Re: Is the Yak shed Dying a slow Death

Post by leftieant » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:08 pm

@Dodge wow, sounds like you have been through the wringer. Glad to hear Mrs Dodge is healthy now and I hope this continues for you.

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