Cabrat back on tour !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Cabrat back on tour !!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by Cabrat » Mon Jan 11, 2010 7:14 pm

Hi all its coming to that time of year when me and frozentoes are on tour.

Ilfracombe beckons for two weeks Yippeeeeeeeeeee

The first week will be spent running round after my grandson Crabbing teaching him fishing with a Rod (he is only 2 3/4 but has been reeeling in a rubber lure quite happily in the back garden) and of course rock pooling with his bucket and net lol.

When his mummy and daddy come down the second week then the charter boat will beckon for a days trip and behind the pub and theatre and of course the rocks and pier.

10 weeks and counting down ha ha >:) >:)

Any advice on what to expect i can catch would be gratefully recieved and i want to beat my PB of 15lb conger off the boat .

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Post by polarstar » Sat Jan 16, 2010 3:21 pm

you must like ilfracombe m8 i can't tell you what is being fished there at the moment as i spend a lot of my time fishing in the taw estuary after flounder,

i did enjoy a good nights fishing at puttsbourgh beach in november although i did blank but others did catch ray,bass,and dogfish.

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Post by Cabrat » Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:17 pm

I love Ilfracombe and the surrounding area.

It has everything the pier beaches rock marks,

All challenging and enjoyable with the beauty of the coast thrown in.

Think its gonna be the ideal place to teach my grandson the joys of being around the rock pools and crabbing and fishing.

Then the second week will be fishing more as his mum and dad willl take over the duties so me and frozentoes can enjoy the fishing and eating lol

Last time i think i had a different flavour pasty every day ha ha.

Will be interesting to see if the mackie show up for me as i would love to cook a nice fresh mackie on the Barbie for dinner LOL

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Last weekend i was in the thame estuary forum boat comp.
The fishing was so hard
please feel free to check the reports on the sticky on the forum.
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Post by Cabrat » Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:23 pm

Can any of you local guys or gals let me know what i could be looking at catching the last week in March.

Thanks in advance

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Post by polarstar » Wed Feb 03, 2010 8:37 pm

I was out near the lifebout slipway at appledore 2 weeks ago and we were catching codling and whiting there,

also heard a few whiting and pollock being caught in ilfracombe this week.

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Post by Cabrat » Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:42 pm

Thanks polarstar much appreciated

will be looking at a little cod and bass hunting all being well but anything will do my son in law and i had a great week fishing last october nothing of great size apart from my 15lb conger new pb off one of the boats.


please keep me posted if you hear of anything elase coming up

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Post by Cabrat » Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:59 pm

Anybody know what is being caught in an around Ilfracombe at the moment.

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Post by polarstar » Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:53 pm

not much about at the moment m8

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Post by Cabrat » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:31 pm

Three weeks today and i'm there rod in one hand grandson in the other.
lol

doesn't seem to be many reports of anything showing so loks like Grandad will have to use the small hooks just off the pier and catch all the little fishy wishies till the second week then me n Frozentoes can try off the rocks or behing the pub and theartre.


Any one know if anyhting is showing

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Post by Cabrat » Sun Mar 07, 2010 9:37 am

Two weeks today and i'll be there teaching the worms to swim lol

Does north Devon around Ilfracombe have a good "Spring Cod Run" as I'm out on a boat on the Thames Estuary hoping to get the Coddies on their spring run.

Just trying to get some info on the possible species i could target the two weeks I'm down there.

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Post by Cabrat » Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:11 pm

any news a week before i come down guys on what is being caught please

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Post by kopitecol » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:30 pm

i know what you will be catching old mate..........the same as you do is essex.






ZIP!!! :D

seriously though ........... have a good break. you will be missed on the thames

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Post by polarstar » Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:13 pm

i have'nt heard of anything being caught lately from ilfracombe'
i wanted to get out to the estuary in the next few days but the wind and rain will no doubt put a stop to that.

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