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1st Tope from my boat!!

Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:45 pm
by SeaSickSmiffy
Caught on Saturday, 37 lb on a mackerel flapper on a 6/0 hook.


Unfortunately the only one I had although my father in law had one at 36lb also.

Also had a bonus 4lb cod later in the day.

Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:51 pm
by pendulampete
Nice fish well done


Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2011 8:52 pm
by SeaSickSmiffy
Thanks PP. Hope to get a few more before summer's done but time and tide wait for no man!! Fingers that the weather is as good for the rest of the summer as it was then. Got a multi species comp coming soon so hope to bag another tope to chalk one off the list on the day!

Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:16 am
by pendulampete
Look foward to reading more of your boat fishing reports
Do you fish the N/Wales coast???

PM sent
pete ;)

Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:53 pm
by SeaSickSmiffy
Only fish W Wales, all from same base but will be looking further afield in the next year or so. To be fair, apart from the fact that we're tied heavily to the tides there's plenty of fishing in the local area so not much reason to go else where.

Next trip out planned for the 30th weather depending so fingers crossed. Multi species comp this time.