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by maniacmark
Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: New Venue for Booking in for 10 Worm Challenge on Sunday.
Replies: 2
Views: 4317

Cheers Tim, It had filled the bbq area up and was rising rapidly on Friday. had to weigh in by murco as the fire brigade were pumping out.

Mark
by maniacmark
Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:34 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: Daiwa Emcast surf
Replies: 4
Views: 2928

My 13 year old son won one, he is getting between 60 and 80 yards, only problem was broken bottom ring. Daiwa replaced it foc by return post.

great rod, a bit floppy for my likeing.

Mark
by maniacmark
Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: walmer / hythe
Replies: 1
Views: 3419

hi cod, Fished sandgate this week, seems to be the usual dabs, pout, whiting and the odd doggie. General for the area at the moment. Fished the addy on Sat. big pouting whiting and dogies. There were a couple of small codling reported and two rods up from me landed a 10lb 13oz thornback. The best bi...
by maniacmark
Sun Dec 30, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Sandwich/Dungie 28/30
Replies: 0
Views: 2929

Sandwich/Dungie 28/30

After a planned trip to the addy in dover was Blown out I moved on to sanwich and a bit of shelter from 45mph winds. Three of us had a rod each ended the night with a couple of doggies and a few whiting, only 3 sizeable. Today I took my son to Dungie to try his new reel, still quite breezy good colo...
by maniacmark
Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: DOVER BREAKWATER TO OPEN
Replies: 3
Views: 5057

Hi
As far as I know it is still wednesdays and weekends, unless they have added extra over xmas. Try to contact a member of the dover saa, I will ask the friend I know. He said:
Try Brazils Tackle 01304201457 they would know.
Mark
by maniacmark
Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Fishing Tackle For Sale - Buy - Wanted and Exchange.
Topic: sk3 14ft or sk4 14ft?
Replies: 16
Views: 10036

Hi Guys I have A 14ft sk3, nice and powerful but 2 complaints
1 poor bite detection ( tips too stiff)
2 The reel seat does not grip the rod tight enough with a 525mag reel.

A different reel or a new seat is easy to sort bite detection a bit harder.

Mark
by maniacmark
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: walmer and RRD 17-11-12
Replies: 1
Views: 2807

:) better than a blank, Hythe area is ok if you want any whitting! a few dabs starting to show. Hope to get out soon.

Mark
by maniacmark
Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: hythe ?
Replies: 1
Views: 2361

Hi Mate
small whitting pout the odd doggie dab and if your lucky small codling to about 1 1/2 lb. Not been to great we need a good south-west gale to stir things up.

Mark
by maniacmark
Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Hythe Beach anyone
Replies: 5
Views: 5039

not tried crab there, main baits are lug squid or mackeral strips.
by maniacmark
Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Hythe Beach anyone
Replies: 5
Views: 5039

hi Anywhere along Princes Parade is about the same, there are rocks the the east of the garage at the end. The shelter used to be a hot spot but has been a bit snaggy of late on anything over 60 yrds out. At the moment it's small whitting, pout or if your lucky a sole or doggie. There have been some...
by maniacmark
Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: What the hell was that all about!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 17815

Hi Unlucky on the blank, not fished Hastings, but here on the south coast 7.5 tide is quite high. I've not seen one much above 8. I did notice on a recent trip to cornwall that they have 11 or 12 as a high. Not much here in Folkestone at the moment, Mackeral during the daylight and doggies and pout ...
by maniacmark
Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Dungie 4th june
Replies: 1
Views: 2160

Dungie 4th june

Spent 8 hrs here with wife and kids, 6 rods between us. Set up behind the power station about 10 this morning with ht at 11,15. We all caught whitting an dabs from the start although it did slow for a bit after lunch, it picked up just before low water with me pulling in a 1lb 12oz bass. Ended the d...
by maniacmark
Sat May 26, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Folkestone pier
Replies: 0
Views: 2483

Folkestone pier

Spent the afternoon on a wind swept pier, main reason was to restock the freezer with mackeral for bait. ended up with 8 and a suprise herring. Not loads being caught considering the number of people fishing, no tackle loss or snags even when left to hit the bottom. It was dragged the same time as d...
by maniacmark
Tue Mar 27, 2012 5:36 pm
Forum: Terminal Tackle
Topic: hook size
Replies: 2
Views: 4572

hook size

Hi, I have just booked to go on my first boat trip since I was about 14, What size hook and trace type should I be looking at making?. It will be out of Dover not sure where to but a rough guide would help. I mainly fish the beaches around Folkestone/Hythe area using 2 hook flappers with anything fr...
by maniacmark
Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Samphire Hoe This Time of Year?
Replies: 4
Views: 3645

Hi Macer you can fish at low water but it's only about ten ft deep at the wall, pollack may be about not sure with the wrasse. You may be lucky and find the odd early bass. I have heard reports that mackeral have been caught from the addy in dover. (2 different reports). If you go let us know how it...