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by redmouse
Mon Oct 10, 2011 10:01 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Circle hooks ?
Replies: 17
Views: 17259

this video is interesting, maybe theres a reason why we dont find circle hooks as good as they do in the states? could it be we are tieing them wrong? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpp7PQ-top4 from what i can gather the circles are good for a fish that will grab a bait and go, like bass, smoothies ...
by redmouse
Mon Oct 10, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Circle hooks ?
Replies: 17
Views: 17259

i tested them out once to compare to aberdeens, i had 3/0 tronix circles on one rig and size 2/0 aberdeens on the other, both rigs were single hook pulleys of similar lengths. i was fishing a venue that was throwing up decent numbers of small to medium codling and switched rigs every cast. to be hon...
by redmouse
Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Ireland Coast
Topic: Cork ireland
Replies: 5
Views: 6733

pm sent
by redmouse
Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: Ireland Coast
Topic: Cork ireland
Replies: 5
Views: 6733

where are you going to be based? cork is a big place and has a lot of coastline. also, what kind of fishing will you be planning on doing and what do you want to catch?
by redmouse
Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: rod repair
Replies: 8
Views: 8132

contact the seller and if you get no joy then contact ebay and paypal if you used them. if you try to fix it in any way then you are screwed if it doesnt work out as the seller could say you damaged it beyond repair. even if it seems fine id still get it sent back, what might be a small crack now, c...
by redmouse
Sun Sep 18, 2011 8:01 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Penn Surf Master 750 failure
Replies: 13
Views: 11023

Re: Penn Surf Master 750 failure

reel_wizard wrote:they might as well make them out of toffee.
at least you could eat the toffee :D
by redmouse
Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: North East Coast
Topic: surprise bait digging
Replies: 5
Views: 3345

by redmouse
Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Penn Surf Master 750 failure
Replies: 13
Views: 11023

it shouldn matter where you got it, you still have rights. as for rabbis comments, i kind of agree but also reckon people should be aware of what they are buying. i wouldnt walk into a shop and buy a reel on the basis that the guy behind the counter says its good. i always note what he reccomends an...
by redmouse
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Penn Surf Master 750 failure
Replies: 13
Views: 11023

why not just bring it back to the shop? if it was new, or even a few weeks old then they have to repair/replace it!
by redmouse
Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Ireland Coast
Topic: west cork rock mark, 26-08-11
Replies: 2
Views: 5263

hopefully, havent tried for them in a while. maybe at the weekend if the surf picks up a little
by redmouse
Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: joining new rods
Replies: 6
Views: 8033

do a google images search of "spigot joint fishing rod" and you will see a few pics.
by redmouse
Sun Aug 28, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: clarrence wall last week
Replies: 1
Views: 1823

id class that as a great session, not too many people will have a red mullet on their species list :D
by redmouse
Sun Aug 28, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: joining new rods
Replies: 6
Views: 8033

dont push it too tight, the reason for the extra length in the joint is for wear and tear of the spigot, they normally have 10-15mm extra.
by redmouse
Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:12 pm
Forum: Ireland Coast
Topic: west cork rock mark, 26-08-11
Replies: 2
Views: 5263

west cork rock mark, 26-08-11

have been out a whole lot in recent months due to one thing or another so i thought i deserved a nice day out, was just hoping the fish would play ball. got rag dug on the thursday night and headed out to a rock mark hoping for pollack and wrasse on the float. it started out a little slow, with noth...
by redmouse
Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Ireland Coast
Topic: CAUSEWAY SUNDAY 14TH
Replies: 5
Views: 7571

nice to see a few macks on shore, yet to get one so far this year.