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a little thing i do with whole squid prior to hooking it, make sure its defrosted abit then lay it flat on your bait board take a knife and cut a length from head to tail in effect cutting off a flap of about 5-10mm width this then allows you to open up the squid (dont just slice it open) load your ...
- Mon Nov 22, 2010 8:43 am
- Forum: East Coast
- Topic: cod from orford - any tips?
- Replies: 3
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i take it you are doing the island? ive only done the narrows,i suggest you take a walk to the left of the drop off point for about 10-15 mins,ive found this to be pretty snag free,youre casting range is fine,even closer can pay off,the tide can and does rip through there,so start on 6oz long spike ...
try using a different colour on the hooklength to your main rig body this really helps with untangling the tangles,i do this with my bomber rigs,bottom snood red and the top one some other colour,try it ,saves time.rig tangles will happen
i use a hi-vis leader at night and in the winter that way you can tell where your gear is in the surf if a fish is on,its just for visibility.summer when the waters are alot clearer i change over to a clear shockleader.doesnt make any difference ive found to my catch rate
- Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:58 pm
- Forum: Tips and Tricks
- Topic: upping my catch sucsess
- Replies: 5
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brynla,firstly where are you fishing,i take its around the the plymouth area.i dont know much about the fishing around there,what rigs are you using? bait? casting range? state of tides etc.a good angling club should take you under their wing and not ridicule you,infact pass on the collective wealth...
been looking at the same stuff myself,but im not a lover of mainline thats too thin,i find the F1 18lb too thin for my liking (much prefer the F1 20lb),would it be worth me looking at the duo 20lb? quite an expense for something that i may come to regret
all the best
all the best