first time at the saltings

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first time at the saltings

Post by stillsy » Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:48 pm

having had a manic week had promised myself a days fishing before the school holiday ended. So accompanied by my brother-in-law and armed with freshly dug lug, herring & squid we set off to the saltings at South Fambridge. Fished from 3 hours before high tide to an hour after. Two other groups on teh sea wal with us. That meant 9 rods in total in the water.

Total catch was to one of the other parties - 1 school bass, 1 bootlace & 1 pin whiting

found it to be a great venue to fish from though shame the fish didn't agree. will have to try again, maybe with different tactics



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Post by Ilurvmatthayes » Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:36 pm

Try rag and peeler for the bass.

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Post by eccles » Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:04 pm

All my bass have been caught on lug or mackerel strip. If he fish are not there no amount of peeler will get them.

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Post by Ilurvmatthayes » Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:29 pm

I didnt realise you were familiar with South Fambridge Eccles.
Peeler might not be any good where you are but it is a top bait in Essex as is ragworm- nice juicy King Rag. You have to match your bait to the ground you're fishing.

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