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by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

not a problem redleg,

any questions u need answering just ask mate :)

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

high redleg,

in certain areas we get them all year round, but we only really target them in june to august when there peeling in large enough qauntities, i have a friend of mine that works peelers all year round, so should any be needed they are there,

cheers shane
:)
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

i am happy to listen to any views or opinions and answer any questions as best i can about the fishing industry,

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

well im sure i cld sort summit out captain cabbus :D ;) i didnt want to start a debate i just wanted to share some facts about the industry i work in and was deeply disheartned by somes posts i read so thought id start a thread about trawling so people can ask questions about the industry, im sorry ...
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

i understand where u r coming from redleg, but it has been proven that the fish are there, i do however disagree with trawling tht far up the river, i do most of my work below southend pier and have even gone as far as ramsgate, i try to stay clear of angling boats as much as i can giving them as mu...
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

hello there, fishing vessels are allowed to tow as far as grays as im aware but not past there, majority of trawlers up that wat are the small inshore vessel working the sole and peeler crabs and usually lay up for the autumn/winter, if you have any doubts about the legality of such a vessel contact...
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Trawling the thames
Replies: 71
Views: 40574

Trawling the thames

i have noticed as ive been scanning reports for my local fishing grounds that numerous people are suggesting that US trawlerman who work very hard for a living are killing the estuary and that our boats should be sunk, it breaks my heart that people would say such things, im skipper of a boat workin...
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: walton 21/11/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2823

sounds like everywhere been fishing crap lateley, think the weather pushed em right inshore
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: Scars elbow report 20/11
Replies: 4
Views: 1532

never fished there can you fish there at low tide?

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: First Look At The OJ
Replies: 17
Views: 4276

hello mate, im suppose to be helping me missus take our dog to the vets to be snipped, but hopefully i can pursuade her that a jack russel doesnt need both of us to cary her lol, then ill be there,

ill confirm by pm as soon as i find out

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 4:06 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: SQUID BILLINGSGATE
Replies: 5
Views: 1803

by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: SQUID BILLINGSGATE
Replies: 5
Views: 1803

by CodCrazy
Sun Nov 22, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Thames Estuary
Topic: WESTCLIFF BASTION OPPERSIT THE ARCHES
Replies: 10
Views: 3113

well it deffo has h&s issues with it but instead of closing it why dont they spend a bit of money making it a proper pier and charge people to use it maybe a pound a time or something, im sure people will pay a pound or 2 than rather see it demolished, would do you think about this kopitecol? cheers...
by CodCrazy
Sat Nov 21, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: East Coast
Topic: walton pier 20/11/09 day time
Replies: 8
Views: 2201

thanks for the report and info westy, im gna try and get up there in the coming weeks, hows it been fishing in general?

cheers shane :)
by CodCrazy
Sat Nov 21, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: best knot
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

hi, best knot ive found is the grinner knot, if the leaders are in equal diameter ie tapered leader then grinner to grinner, if you leader is a normal leader thick in diameter then granny your leader and grinner the mainline, works very well as is very strong and doesent slip, will try and put pics ...