How do you fish with Kontiki?

How do you fish with Kontiki?

Most beach longline fishos simply tie their line to the Kontiki and let it loose for the programmed duration. When the timer shuts off the electric motor, the Kontiki is left to bob about on the surface while the longline does its part of the deal, catching fish.

How much is the fish seeker mini Kontiki?


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How many rods can you use in Victoria?

Summary of permitted recreational equipment

Recreational equipment permitted Maximum number permitted per person
Total number of rods or lines 4 rods or handlines
Number of hooks per line 3 hooks or three gangs of hooks *
Rod/ hand jigging line 1 rod or handline with up to 6 single hooks with lures attached #
Bait trap 1 trap

How many hooks does a Kontiki have?

Just like longline fishing there is a 25-hook maximum. Ian has kontiki fishing down to an art. First of all he lives only a stone throw from the beautiful and bountiful Bream Bay.

What is Kontiki fishing?

What is kontiki fishing? Kontiki fishing is essentially beach longlining, using a small raft or float to pull your hooks out to deeper water. In the past, people would use logs and even balloons – anything that the wind would blow offshore. The problem with these basic setups is that you’re at the mercy of the wind.

What nets are legal in Victoria?

From 1 September 2021, netting used to protect household fruit-trees, vegetable gardens, or other fruiting plants must have a mesh size, of 5mm x 5mm or less at full stretch.

Does the fish seeker really work?

Yes it works. I have used these for years. Easy instructions and a quick reference chart to put it to the depth you need to troll. Important note, do not leave in a tackle box with loose plastic baits!

What is the best fishing drone to buy?

The best drones for fishing in 2022

  1. DJI Air 2S. A powerful consumer drone with all the visual power needed.
  2. PowerVision PowerEgg X Wizard. A 4K drone which can walk on water and survive a splash.
  3. SwellPro SplashDrone 4. A drone built to survive the ocean and drop bait.
  4. DJI Mini SE.
  5. Potensic D68.
  6. SwellPRO Spry+

Can you use a bait net in Victoria?

Bait nets (Hauling nets) A bait net must not exceed 6m in length. Hauling ropes attached to each end also must not exceed 6m. Bait nets do not include cast nets, which are illegal equipment. A licensed or exempt fisher can use a maximum of 1 bait net to collect bait from permitted inland waters.

Where are Kontiki made?

Heyerdahl and a small team went to Peru, where, with the help of dockyard facilities provided by the Peruvian authorities, they constructed the raft out of balsa logs and other native materials in an indigenous style as recorded in illustrations by Spanish conquistadores.

How does a Kontiki work?

A kontiki is a device used to tow a long-line armed with baited hooks through the surf into deeper water. It is propelled by either a sail in offshore wind conditions or, more commonly these days, an electric motor. Motorised kontikis are becoming more technologically advanced.

Is bird netting illegal in Victoria?

From 1 September 2021, new fruit netting requirements will be introduced in Victoria to protect wildlife such as birds and possums. Netting will be required to have a mesh size of 5mm x 5mm or smaller, at full stretch in Victoria.

Is drone fishing legal in Australia?

Aviation law consulting company, Avlaw, says it is legal to use a drone for the purposes of fishing in Australia. According to a statement on their website: “Once again, there is no general prohibition (or even really any regulations) on using drones specifically for fishing.”

Can you use bait nets in Victoria?

Can you use chicken as bait for freshwater fishing?

Fast forward to today and chicken as bait is gaining in popularity. It has a proven track record and catches a lot more species of fish than just bream. I know anglers across Australia that have caught everything from bream and Murray cod to coral trout and small crocodiles (really, but that’s another story!)

Are bait traps legal in Victoria?

Bait traps Funnel entrance diameter must not exceed 5cm. The height of the trap must be no more than 25cm. The size of the trap must be less than 25cm wide and 50cm long. A maximum of 2 labelled bait traps (per licensed or exempt fisher) may be used in or on any inland water.