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I know this might have been asked before but ive tryed a search and couldnt find anything.
I was just woundering how can i keep my catch fresh?
like if i land a nice flattie and i want to keep it and its only 7.00am what do i do untill 12?
 

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I keep mine fresh, with one bag of ice in the winter, and two bags of ice in the summer. I have made a lid for my front well, lined with a bit of styrene foam. Although my yak is not formally named, I do sometimes call her the "grey esky". I have a bad habit of chucking a couple of cans of soft drink in there too. I have always had ice left after a session. I was at one stage wondering if buying ice brings bad luck. The first couple of trips carrying ice, I did not catch anything. :roll:
I've not seen the predator up close and personal, but it looks as though it could also be an esky afloat! (a slim, fast and sexy version of course) :wink:

Cheers all Andybear :lol:
 

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I looked long and hard for a cooler for my Hobie Sports and eventually found one that fits perfectly. Even better, it has a hinged lid, 2 handles on end ( for tiedown purposes ), plus handle on lid and a carrying strap. Is an 18L esky.
Made by Techni Ice in Melbourne, it retails for $45, and cost me $15 postage up to Brisbane. Comes with bonus re-usable ice packs worth $20.

18L: Outside 425mm length Ãâ€" 280mm width Ãâ€" 320mm height

Chris

Heres a pic:
 

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Looks great,

I would be hoping that the hinges and clasps are stainless steel. I guess if not, you will be working them with the inox!
Next point of business, lets go fill it with fish! :lol:

Cheers mate andybear :lol:
 

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fishtales said:
I Comes with bonus re-usable ice packs worth $20.
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Chris

I had around a couple of those Techni ice packs, if I can find them, I'll take to bigW trip and you can have them, I just freeze coke bottles [or other sizes] and didn't perservere with techni sheets
 

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Thanks Richo, I normaly do the same with old bottled water containers. But I have tried those ice packs, and they work ok.

Still unsure as to whether I can make it on that weekend, as work committments may not permit. But, if I can, I will. I have never fished for Bass, and would love the chance to meet all you guys and put a face to a username. :D

Chris
 

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fishtales said:
But I have tried those ice packs, and they work ok.
Chris I was disappointed after a time with them,and went back to the bottles.

If I haven't hoisted them out you are welcome to them, if not at big W on another occasion [I'll take them just in case you turn up]
 

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That little esky look cool Fishtales. But ive not the room for one :? Damn i think that a front well might be needed after all.......but what can i do for tomorrow? Take out a old big towle, keep it in the crate and just keep wetting it?
 

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l was using a small eski then went to a large bag bought at an IGA store made of the same material as wine casks. It worked well with a few ice paks. Thats until l left it out on the lawn one night uncleaned and smelling fishy. Anyway found it ripped to shreds the next morning.

GJ
 

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l was using a small eski then went to a large bag bought at an IGA store made of the same material as wine casks. It worked well with a few ice paks. Thats until l left it out on the lawn one night uncleaned and smelling fishy. Anyway found it ripped to shreds the next morning.

GJ
did you find the culprit??

wife, dog, neighborhood cat or was it the ....were-rabbit? :shock: :shock:
 
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