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Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 09-26-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,539
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: South Padre on the 6th, did I miss the season?😔

SPI Jetties holds sheepshead, spade and mangrove. One of these days I will get lucky and get a black drum. Have heard of some shooting triggerfish as well, I haven't got/seen one yet.

Boca Jetty...
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 09-25-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,539
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: South Padre on the 6th, did I miss the season?😔

Are you doing Padre Island or South Padre Island? Packery is Padre Island (Corpus). I am on SPI so I don't know current info on Packery. I their summer has been like ours there has been VERY...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 09-25-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 56
Sup
Views: 43,330
Posted By SPI hunter
Update SUP vs. Kayak

OK so I have now speared off an inflatable SUP, the giant roto-molded ones and single and tandem kayaks. Here are pros and cons I found.

Inflatable SUP:
- easy to transport
- fairly light...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 02-19-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,324
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Trimming or changing fins?

I am bringing these to French Polynesia and Australia end of this coming week. I will get lots of time in with them and will report back. I am suck with them for this trip regardless.
Forum: Australia, New Zealand & Indo-Pacific 02-16-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,857
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Tahiti

Can anyone advise me on which reef fish I should focus on? I don't have experience in South Pacific and would like to read up on a few fish before we leave. Any fish to avoid?

Any tips on the...
Forum: All Other Gear 02-16-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,395
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: fin issues, any ideas

Update: I trimmed my picasso's down (2 3/4 inches) so they fit in luggage, at least for now will use these for travel. I am bringing some tape with so hopefully they won't tear up my skin.
...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 02-16-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,324
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Trimming or changing fins?

I finally committed to trimming some fins down. I my case mainly so they would fit in luggage. I used the end of one for tracing a cut template on the second and vise versa. Haven't had any viz at...
Forum: All Other Gear 01-28-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,395
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: fin issues, any ideas

Thanks for all the feedback guys. I have tried on a bunch of fins and had ordered the cressi gara professional. The portion just below the ankle bone is cut significantly lower than any other fin...
Forum: All Other Gear 01-18-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,395
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: fin issues, any ideas

hatteras
did you have fins chewing holes in the sides of your feet as well... and above fins do not do that? Or are these fins easy to disassemble/reassemble?

thanks for the feedback guys
...
Forum: All Other Gear 01-16-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,395
Posted By SPI hunter
fin issues, any ideas

Firstly, I have an pair of snorkel fins and a pair of picasso freedive fins. When I go multiple days in a row, either set of fins will grind a hole on the outside of my foot just below the ankle...
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 11-17-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,622
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Drone picts of SPI and Boca jetties

I did alot of research before I got my drone, and it definitely helps us decide if it is worth paddling out, and if so which jetty to goto.

I def recommend the DJI phantom 3 advanced, on sale as...
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 11-17-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,622
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Drone picts of SPI and Boca jetties

Flew the jetties yesterday and was hoping... the pictures were too disappointing to even post up :down:

I will post picts when they are worthy.... ha
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 11-08-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,265
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: SPI recent jetty haul

Thanks guys, was just lucky to have stumbled upon that. Me and the wife were actually heading over to Boca for her first hunt. We just popped by the SPI side to have a look. Ha, she didn't even...
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 11-04-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,622
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Drone picts of SPI and Boca jetties

I will put some more up whenever this endless ground swell flattens out. I don't remember having ground swell like this, for this long without a hurricane...

prey for viz...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 10-31-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,833
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Puerto Rico

Good call, I got ahold of him...

thanks
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 10-29-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,833
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Puerto Rico

I will be in PR in Dec. can any one tell me where to find regs for hunting fish/lobster. I have been looking all over the net... Do I need a permit? limits? restricted waters.... :confused:
...
Forum: All About Kayak Diving 10-16-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 56
Sup
Views: 43,330
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Sup

We used yoloyak boards by yolo all summer and they work very well. We put in some extra bridges and hooks for bungees so we can get everything secured down. They have a lot of deck space for...
Forum: California Spearfishing 10-11-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,738
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Paddle Boards for Spearfishing

http://www.airpadrekiteboarding.com/AAA-images/spearboard/7.jpg

the 7 yr hold holding them as they are being loaded

http://www.airpadrekiteboarding.com/AAA-images/spearboard/rocks.jpg
...
Forum: California Spearfishing 10-11-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,738
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Paddle Boards for Spearfishing

We use the whole deck for storage. If I knew of a kayak that would work better I would start saving. With the low sides it is super easy to get back on.

Perhaps picts will help here... one sec...
Forum: California Spearfishing 10-09-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,738
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Paddle Boards for Spearfishing

https://www.yoloboard.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/1800x/040ec09b1e35df139433887a97daa66f/y/o/yolo_yak_navy_blue_durable_rotomolded_paddleboard.png

These are the boards we use to paddle...
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 10-09-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,281
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Moving back to Texas!

Planning jetties hunts is tough. Esp before July or Aug 2017. If we get 2 days of no wind/waves. Then I start watching the tides and load up SUPs head to Isla Blanca park and fly the jetties to...
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 10-09-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,622
Posted By SPI hunter
Drone picts of SPI and Boca jetties

http://www.airpadrekiteboarding.com/AAA-images/spearboard/63445AM.png

End of SPI jetty a few weeks back, notice the red tide holding in along the rocks. Super fun to hunt in that tea...
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Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 10-07-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,265
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: SPI recent jetty haul

viz Tuesday was like 20-25 at about 9am, clouded to 10-12 by 11:30. Can't wait for next 10+ day!!!
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 10-07-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,265
Posted By SPI hunter
SPI recent jetty haul

This was my best day ever. This past tues. All the mangos except the little guy were from SPI jetty (surf side at the end). The convict (yes he was measured and legal) and little mango from Boca...
Forum: Texas Gulf Coast 10-07-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,281
Posted By SPI hunter
Re: Moving back to Texas!

As mentioned jetty hunting is legit, given good viz. Also oil rigsare great if you can get out to them. I am down in South Padre if you ever come this way...
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