Which Aluminium for tinny pimping?

So after the wrap the floor framing is next on my plan. Being a novice when it comes to metal, this raised a number of questions. Which grade aluminium? What size aluminium? Where to buy? I started with which aluminium to use. Researching the net I found the usual swamp of conflicting opinions. Here is…

Tinny Pimp stage one complete – The Wrap!

Awesome day! Got up at 4:30am and headed down to Taren Point to see Craig at Graphic Wraps. I had this image of a burnt orange boat with a killer Bream about to smash a lure. Craig was straight onto it and after a couple of hours on Photoshop I felt like Craig had reached…

Narrabeen Lake flathead and whiting

This morning was my first fish of the season after the winter shutdown, though after this morning I’m not sure if fish know it’s time to wake up. It was quiet to say the least. I fished from 6:30am to 11am and worked really hard for two small flathead and two whiting. It was a…

Short Rear Grip Rods – I Like short butts!

In 2001 I read an article written by Peter Horrobin & Stephen Booth tittle “The short end of the stick” (Horrobin & Booth, 2001). At the time of reading it I had been experimenting with different types of soft plastic and hard body lures for quite a while and I felt like I needed a rod…