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by bluelion
Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:10 am
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: catch report purfleet
Replies: 6
Views: 1931

I'd like to report bugger all from mylatest fishing trip on Cromer pier ..... Apart from a mass invasion of ladybirds.... Can't wait to get back to Thames.....
by bluelion
Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: catch report purfleet
Replies: 6
Views: 1931

catch report purfleet

went to purfleet marshes, .....fished last hour of the flood first 2 hours of the ebb..all bites came on the flood............bait was lug ....rig was 2 hook flappers.......4 bass, one was a 2lb fish he went well on the barbie...........going away for a couple of days to cromer, fancy giving the pie...
by bluelion
Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:14 am
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: gill netting
Replies: 5
Views: 2632

it is legal to use anchored nets from leigh on sea onwards, the rules are complicated though......i have ariend who does it.....hopes this helps col....
by bluelion
Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: reports
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

i was right, i did not do brilliant,...........best fish was a 2.5 lb eel, imagine my dissapointment i thought it was a bass.............walked out at low tide and burried some old frozen lug.....marked it with a long bamboo cane............boo to the wrong uns who dug it up before i went back over ...
by bluelion
Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: reports
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

i must be getting boring .i like trawling through old fishing reports, i write on my tide table what gets caught , weather,and wind.............i personly think the day befores catch is as good a indication of the next day as you can get....my pals done very well these high tides, but suppose that m...
by bluelion
Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: purfleet
Replies: 3
Views: 1113

woke up last night thinking about that fish................i actualy touched it but could not get my hand in its mouth................its things like this that keep us going . if i had landed it i could have given up shore fishing for bass but i didnt...................going sunday now .....i want t...
by bluelion
Thu Jul 23, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: reports
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

reports

is there any chance of getting up to date catch reports on this site........as a sticky...................we seem to have a lot of old info..........
by bluelion
Thu Jul 23, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: purfleet
Replies: 3
Views: 1113

purfleet

moved up the river with the worm we had left over from yesterday...................2 small bass for me and 1 of 2 lb for my freind .............now get this ..he is a beginer....calls out to me and i can see the bend in his rod it looks good .....so good i took my shirt of to hand land it from the s...
by bluelion
Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: slow catch report
Replies: 2
Views: 923

slow catch report

Went to purfleet marshes ,,,,,,,,,tried a differrent spot......wind blew me away .....hard work , but nice to be out , had high hopes as the tides are getting bigger ............at least i got a meal , a decent sole.......saved some bait and will give it a go tommorow...........we need a sticky on h...
by bluelion
Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Flounder as an eating fish
Replies: 26
Views: 78794

the flounders i have had taste good.......and im a fussy git.........cant eat mullet though after someone told me he gutted one with sweet corn inside it.......all the fishj i catch are from muddy estuary type locations........my personel fav is sole.............mmmmmmmm
by bluelion
Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: canvey island tonight (monday 20th)
Replies: 11
Views: 2856

oh dear............the joys of fishing............
by bluelion
Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Southen Pier
Replies: 5
Views: 1587

its very snaggy of the end.........the side of the pier is relatively clear...............i am going to be out at purfleet with these high tides comming up ............lets see what we all get........
by bluelion
Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: weekly report for barge pier
Replies: 10
Views: 3003

thanks for the co ordinates bruv...nice ...i will have a look......
by bluelion
Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: weekly report for barge pier
Replies: 10
Views: 3003

never heard of barge pier????? ....is this southend pier....????
by bluelion
Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: purfleet 17/07/09
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

always good to hear a report......looks good down this end of the thames,,,,,,,,,,