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  • sisusuomi
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    Originally posted by dudemandude View Post
    https://kokatat.com/ You might be able to find a used one but it is rare.
    <br/><br/>Check NRS site for used dry suits. They are still expensive but a little less than new. NRS is a good company that takes care of customers. <br/><br/>https://www.nrs.com<br/><br/><br/>Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

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  • Michael Strahan
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    Originally posted by tboehm View Post
    WHat is the suits that you are wearing and what do they cost?
    Here's a direct link, Tom. Kokatat has a number of models on Amazon. CLICK HERE for some options.








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  • dudemandude
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    https://kokatat.com/ You might be able to find a used one but it is rare.

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  • tboehm
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    WHat is the suits that you are wearing and what do they cost?

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  • Kardinal_84
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    Originally posted by RTaylor View Post
    There are people out there doing everything from kayaks. I heard about people who hauled kayaks out of Valdez on a big boat, then caught salmon sharks from the kayaks. I guess they did it just to say that they did.
    I was fortunate enough to fish with three of those folks in Kodiak a few years back. Very skilled kayak anglers.

    Originally posted by Teacherman View Post
    I would love to see what it would be like with a 100+ pounder on in that thing...
    As a matter of fact, I managed a 105 pound halibut when I fished with them and got it on video. So here ya go!

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  • RTaylor
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    Originally posted by Teacherman View Post
    I would love to see what it would be like with a 100+ pounder on in that thing...
    There are people out there doing everything from kayaks. I heard about people who hauled kayaks out of Valdez on a big boat, then caught salmon sharks from the kayaks. I guess they did it just to say that they did.
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  • Teacherman
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    I would love to see what it would be like with a 100+ pounder on in that thing...

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  • Kardinal_84
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    Originally posted by tomfishhunter View Post
    That is great for the family to share the fun. And your daughters pics are great. What kind of camera does she use?
    I think it is a Canon Rebel T2i..so 5 or 6 years old.

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  • tomfishhunter
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    That is great for the family to share the fun. And your daughters pics are great. What kind of camera does she use?

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  • akula682
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    That is Awesome!

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  • akpfeiff
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    Amazing--you have really mastered the art of deep-sea kayak fishing! So cool that you are turning your kids on to it. I'm amazed...

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  • Kardinal_84
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    a few pics my daughter took
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  • Kardinal_84
    started a topic Family Halibut Outing: Lower Cook Inlet

    Family Halibut Outing: Lower Cook Inlet

    Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend.

    i was fortunate enough to fish with both my daughter and son for halibut off our Hobie Outback Kayaks. Over the weekend, a kayak angler spent hours in the water after he overturned, but was safely made it back due to the fact he was prepared for immersion with a drysuit and PFD. My kids our outfitted with drysuits and PFD by Kokatat and it gave me the confidence that they could safely get out and fish.

    This year, the fish haven't been very large, but they have been more than plentiful. The three of us released well over a dozen fish over a four hour span and managed to keep a limit of 6 fish averaging about 20 pounds.

    I'm always amazed at how kids pick things up so quickly. While my 1 year old son is a pro already... literally, as he has been nominated for the Hobie Kayak pro staff fishing team. My daughter however doesn't fish much and this was her first time out ever for halibut off of any platform. She did great and I am prety sure she caught more fish than my son and I.

    take your kids fishing! The rewards are amazing!!

    So here is the video and a few pics.

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