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by CodCrazy
Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

dobber748 wrote:i just find it hard to believe you still want to go fishing with a rod and line when you spend your working life surrounded by fish
hi dobber,

fishing is my life whether its for a living or fun, i just love fishing lol

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:07 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

i deffinatly think that the way forward is days at sea rather than monthly qouta, i enjoy my job and wouldnt dream of changing it, but i HATE wasting fish, dumping is something i will NEVER do, in june/july we hit a patch of coddies, yer thats right cod, i didnt have qouta and i couldnt dump them so...
by CodCrazy
Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:54 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

I think myself personally that the problem arises from other countries that fish under a british licence. Cheers keith Rabbi2 :D :D hi keith, i deffinatly agree with you, foriegn boats should not be able to gain a british licsence, but hey thats britain for you, what i would say is that if the pric...
by CodCrazy
Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:43 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

hi twinkle,

yer i do use my trawling marks, put my mate on a good day catching three doubles and a twenty in one session,

shhhhhhh i dnt wanna be disqualified for towing a net as we steam to the fishing grounds lol

what are your views on trawling and possible climate change?

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: East Coast
Topic: Alternative to Walton Pier?
Replies: 7
Views: 2953

hello there mate, southend pier is a good spot for fishing, downside is its snaggy off the end, if it was me id go to the east point and fish the mussel beds which is about a 60yrd cast, do well for codling and whiting but rarley anything over 3lb, if ur out of romford then why not try gravesend sea...
by CodCrazy
Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

hi waterman,

we dont use sources like forums for our fishing grounds, we try and work with fellow trawlers to gain a big picture and work out our plans from there, most of the time we are working on info from our last season and so on,

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

by CodCrazy
Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: walton 21/11/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

thanks i feel as though ill need it :(
by CodCrazy
Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: walton 21/11/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

cheers chris,

ill try local tomorra nyt then next week ill go both tilbury and the oj, watch this space ill get a coddie yet,

if ur about next week maybe well have a meet up, unfortunatly i cnt do wed now as gotta help the missus out, but ill have a couple of days next week for deffo

shane
by CodCrazy
Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: walton 21/11/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

cheers chris,

i might give it a go then, see how i do for time,

wht about thorpe bay bastion? pretty much the same i spose

cheers shane
by CodCrazy
Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: walton 21/11/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

hi chris,

we was gona go around 3 and fish for a good 5 hours, funny realli coz last week we went there and my mate seatackler caught a tiny bass and i caught a small flounder,

if we went to tilbury where could we fish and how long do we get to fish?
what tactics wld u recommend?

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: walton 21/11/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

hi chris,

going westcliff bastion tomorra nyt to try for a codling, have you ever fished it or had any little coddies from southend and westcliff beaches, aleays seems u dnt ever get em but i reckon there there

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:52 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

hi basstardo, good question, the biggest fish we have caught is a 70lb stingray, we had 2 mre the same tow at 45lb and 20lb, they wre caught near southend pier, biggest bass has to be about 16lb sole 4lb whiting 3lb cod 30lb+ gurnards to over 3lb a 7lb lobster plaice 6lb thornback to nearly 20lb we ...
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

thanks for the support andy,

looking forward to our meet tues night :D

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: Charter boats
Replies: 1
Views: 867

well said :)

another charity comp for the calender,

im in :D

cheers shane :)