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by dabhand
Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Sandgate Castle
Replies: 2
Views: 2741

welldone on the doggies mate, a welcome change from the cods pesky cousins. lol . havent had a dog since june, hopefully get one wednesday, along with the nice codling thats gonna throw itself on my hooks!
by dabhand
Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Is it me or is the South East Coast Forum really quiet?
Replies: 3
Views: 1957

hi colin, it certainly has been quite on here. hopefully after chrimbo it will pick up. i am going to walmer during the day on wednesday. my local tackle shop in gillingham is open on tuesday so have ordered lug for then for the week. whatever day or evening you go next week mate, give me a shout an...
by dabhand
Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Any one fishing over Xmas period
Replies: 3
Views: 1885

hi mate, i am going to walmer on wednesday during the day. gonna give my new ron thomson beach buddy an airing. early chrimbo pressie.
hopefully grab some early dabs and maybe a codling.
by dabhand
Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: Codling or cod?
Replies: 7
Views: 4178

same as...... i have always known it to be anything under 5lb is a codling and over 5lb is a cod
does that mean though that a big rockling is just called a rock! lol
by dabhand
Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: The Pier adjacent to Staples, Chatham
Replies: 3
Views: 10955

hi colin mate, to be totally honest i am not sure now. a while back there was steps at the end of the pier that led down to a floating pontoon that rose and dropped with the tide. people always fished off it cause it is deep water there, but i think the pontoon was damaged and has sunk or been remov...
by dabhand
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: i screwed up
Replies: 5
Views: 11237

i screwed up

made a big mess up today and decided to fish walmer not realising they had the deal 1919 turkey run comp on. got there at 8.45, started fishing at 9, and only one on beach.........for all of half hour! i had placed myself right in the middle of 2 pegs so had the guys turn up and place themslves with...
by dabhand
Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: mce today, some bigger yting
Replies: 1
Views: 1439

mce today, some bigger yting

had 3 hours down mce today as couldnt be bothered to go else where. fished 2 hours up, i down. used just blow lug. yting started off small but gradually got bigger as the top of the tide came. some were bigger than any i had caught on the coasts this year. had about 20 in all with about 10 around th...
by dabhand
Sat Nov 26, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Hythe 24-11
Replies: 2
Views: 1642

good session mate
by dabhand
Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: grain report today. 19-11-11
Replies: 2
Views: 1783

grain report today. 19-11-11

hi all, fished one of my fave spots today. started fishing at 4.30 and finished at 8pm, high water at 6.30 nice clear evening, no wind. slight sea. used lug with 1 up 1 down on 1 rod and 2 hook flapper on the other. started getting bites immediatly. all schoolie bass up to high water and then the wh...
by dabhand
Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: starting back
Replies: 8
Views: 2970

hi mate. the fishing around allhallows and grain is pretty good at the moment with lots of schoolie bass and whiting being taken. best baits is lug and rag. i find a simple 1 up 1 down rig works best with 4oz breakaway. medway city estate, gillingham pier are all prolific with whiting at the moment....
by dabhand
Fri Nov 18, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: North East Coast
Topic: Hello every one i am new to the forum.
Replies: 10
Views: 2682

hi mate, wellcome to the forums
by dabhand
Sat Nov 12, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: ALLHALLOWS REPORT 12-11-11
Replies: 2
Views: 1849

ALLHALLOWS REPORT 12-11-11

started fishing at 11am, high water at 10 past 1 overcast all day, looked really promising, nice high tide. used lug and sqiuds my first cast, a bass of about 1 and a half pound. had 1 more small schoolie and a nice flounder of about a pound. my brother and his wife had 2 schoolies and a flounder a ...
by dabhand
Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: hardcore session
Replies: 3
Views: 2014

hi mate, i av not fished them personally recently but have been told by a tackle shop owner 4 days ago that dungie produced a 5lb codling in the week along with smaller ones and countless whiting and get this, just yards from where he had the 5lb codling another angler was catching mackeral, in octo...
by dabhand
Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: walmer today.29 oct
Replies: 4
Views: 2751

cheers guys. this crappy weather should hopefully colour the water again. just wondering where to try this weekend. i got a fiat stilo dynamic colin. i down-sized from the galaxy mate. taking a bit o getting used to after driving peep carriers for 4 years!
by dabhand
Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:11 am
Forum: South East Coast
Topic: Walmer 30 Oct
Replies: 1
Views: 1651

welldone on the gurnard mate. the fishing has been poor recently. i was the on saturday and only had a dab and 1 yting. hopefully this turn in the weather will colour the water again and things will improve