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by jackdaniels
Sun Jun 15, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: decline in sea fish
Replies: 15
Views: 8191

Throughout the years there has always been a big debate on this subject. One that will continue for many years to come. Always worth returning to sea fishing and using local knowledge to your advantage to locate the species you desire. Many helpful fisherman in these forums that will help you in yo...
by jackdaniels
Sun Jun 15, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: decline in sea fish
Replies: 15
Views: 8191

decline in sea fish

Hi guys, Im aware there will be a lot of people that remember the old days of catching loads of fish 30 or 40 or possibly even 50 years ago but I am curious how much the uk coast has changed in the last 10 years? I did a lot sea fishing 10 years ago and have recently got right back into it and I kno...
by jackdaniels
Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Lines and Braid
Topic: knot help please!
Replies: 2
Views: 2964

I use a four turn tucked blood knot for everything except shockleader mate - never let me down in 15 yrs. Hi, iv always used a blood knot in the past with mono and its great but lately iv decided to use braid. I heard that a uni knot is good for braid so I tried tying a blood knot on one end of a s...
by jackdaniels
Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Lines and Braid
Topic: knot help please!
Replies: 2
Views: 2964

knot help please!

Hi guys

what knot is strongest for tying braid to swivels?

Thanks
by jackdaniels
Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Lines and Braid
Topic: 100lb braid
Replies: 4
Views: 3934

The only problem arises when some one tangles up with you as its murder to untangle but when playing a fish mono is more forgiving. Oh a good point is that because of the lower diameter a lighter weight can be used both for boat, pier and beachfishing Cheers keith Yeah and you can cast further with...
by jackdaniels
Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: Lines and Braid
Topic: 100lb braid
Replies: 4
Views: 3934

rabbi2 wrote:I have used Ron Thomson Dyna cable 80lbs on a fixed spool for some time dia .038mm but it ain't cheap
Cheers
keith :D :D
Hi Keith, have you had any problems snapping off when casting?

0.38 diameter is interesting as the 100lb berkleys is 0.28

So many choices!
by jackdaniels
Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: Lines and Braid
Topic: 100lb braid
Replies: 4
Views: 3934

100lb braid

Hi guys, I was wondering what people thought of using 100lb braid on a fixed spoil real with no shockleader for beach casting. I was thinking of using berkleys whiplash crystal braid. 100lb line is 0.28mm diameter witch is about the same diameter as 12lb mono I understand mono can stretch and help t...
by jackdaniels
Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: boat fishing for plaice and ray
Replies: 3
Views: 1366

Hi keith thanks for the reply. changed my profile now so it does say where im from, might help lol. ideally I would like to go plaice and ray fishing as iv never had the opportunity to do it as of yet :( I would also love to go bass fishing. but if I cant do that then I would be happy to go wreck fi...
by jackdaniels
Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: boat fishing for plaice and ray
Replies: 3
Views: 1366

by the way I live in hertfordshire and can travel up to about 3hours ish
by jackdaniels
Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: boat fishing for plaice and ray
Replies: 3
Views: 1366

boat fishing for plaice and ray

Hi everyone i'm new to this forum just wondering if anyone could help me i'm looking to go plaice and ray fishing on a boat, does anyone no of any good skippers? or anyone with a boat who would not mind taking myself and a friend out for the day? We would like to go this sat, but if not maybe next w...