Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Life's A Beach...


...I didn't catch my moray eel. But now it's pike time!

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  1. on a positive note11 October 2013 at 19:11

    you've got all your fingers left
    (those moray eels have sharp teeth).
    .. So, this autumn, you can catch
    pike and finish Jack's Pike vol.4
    (my Xmas stocking present!).
    ollie

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    1. All my fingers and my toes... It's just time I lack!

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  2. Well, what did you catch? Looks too good of a spot to be devoid of fish.

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    1. looks like sea bass country!

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  3. Day 1: Scouted out some moray looking spots, one spot in particular, a man made breakwater - it was all caves and holes... And the locals I was trying to communicate with seemed to think there were eels there.

    Day 2: On route to my eel spot, walking across a beach I saw some (unknown) predators attacking a shoal of mullet. Quickly swapped over to a plug and hit one on the third cast...

    It shot out to sea at an alarming rate, so I gave it some welly and then BANG, it sounded like a gun shot as my fishing rod shattered... And my prize escaped the barbless lure...

    Day 3: Surprisingly difficult to track down a tackle shop & a decent replacement rod... In the end I didn't have the gear to go after my (now 2) targets.

    Caught some small fish, and some sun. But not really the trip I had in mind - but it's cheap to get there, so I will be back!

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    1. Have got some photos, I'll post a few when I get a second.

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