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Very basic and functional for now. Still lots more to do at a later stage.
 

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The container I think I bought from bunnings I found a lid that fitted it in the same section and plonked it on top. Initially it didn't fit in the back well of the espri so I cut the corners out of the back end and sealed the cut out corners with gaffa tape so it wouldn't leak fish blood etc. It straps down nicelly with the occy straps.

The PVC temp rod holders came in handy so I decide to keep them there, there just wedged in between a piece of timber and screwed down.

The front board has two holes cut into on different angles just to hold a rod on either side of the yak it also is my bait cutting board to. It is soon to be my measuring board once I stick one of the fishing ruler stickers on.
I got lucky with the black color as it found a piece of scrap at work.

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She's progressing nicely, and as you say work in progress, and like the mango colour.

On my espri I also used a board setup for rod holders and attached by 3 bungees, how is yours attached to your craft.
 

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At the moment its just tucked under the rope around the sides of the yak. I'll be changing this around soon as i experiment with a smaller box shelf type of arangement. Like most of us just need to find the time outside of fishing. Here's a closer pic of part of it and my rod leash which I made up.

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Love the board idea, never even occurred to me.

Suits my simple tastes to a T, as I like to keep things simple/removable.
 

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Nice boat mate,
Nice job too - very practical I like em simple. who makes the espri. what is the length and width.

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hairymick
NATURELINE wanderer,osprey&mermaid
 

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Hairymick,

They are made by Viking

http://www.vikingkayaks.co.nz/espri.html

Quite a nice kayak to paddle, a very stable ride overall a great all rounder for most conditions. I've had it for almost for a year now. The back well is really handy to place a container in. The front hatch is useless as with most yak very hard to get to. The center hatch could be bigger but I'm working on that too!!!

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Thanks guys,
When we go down there to pick up Robins new wanderer in a couple of weeks, (gues which colour she chose - bloody purple) I'll check em out. Took her yak fishin the other day and she outfished me 7 to 4. She had a ball and now seems as hooked as me.

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