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catch report, sat 13th dec
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 2:00 pm
hi guys, we were gunna fish ferrybridge sat nite but after the blow friday we headed 4 cogdon again, (thanks 4 all da info on ferrybridge it will be used) anyway we has an excellent nite, my mate had 2 codling 2lb 7oz and 2ld 10, we had doggs, pout , whiting, eels, and the best of the nite waz mine, i caught a 10ld 11oz cod on rag worm, beast of a fish thats smashed my pb, im still on a high and the missis is fed up of me goin on about it all ready, tight lines!!
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:14 pm
Well done fish dude, I fished FerryBridge today for a few hours into the Ebb, No Codling around just pout after pout after pout after pout after pout after pout after pout - I think you know what I mean!!
What sort of distance were you casting?
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:58 pm
Hi mate nice report and very well done on the pb cod. Colin
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:51 pm
i was going to go to chesil on the 13th but because of the weather i went dunster....
all i caught was a whiting the size of my lead!
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Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:36 pm
wasnt casting very far on that rod, it waz the rod i had out 4 flatties bout 50, 60 yards, not far, by bigger rod that i was blasting out caught 2 doggs and a whiting, my mate had his 2 cod in close 2.
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:43 pm
Thanks, it kinda confirms what I have thought for a long time, I like many others have got into the habit of pendulum casting baits to the horizon - my own pb of 12lb was taken on a rod that i messed the cast up with that literally fell under my feet, I couldn't be bothered to reel it in again, re bait and cast so I left it there for 10 minutes and I put it down to a fluke!!
I know talking to some of the matchmen that they are starting to take distance out of their fishing and are bagging up close in i.e. less than 50yds.
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:07 pm
afto agree with you boris i was luky enough to catch a 6.5lb cod at pagham earlyer this year and i was fishing whole squid about 25yds out for bass i only cast btween 20 and 40 yards now and seem to get moor bites . stew