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Postby The Three Legged Cat » Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:25 am

We were itching to get away from local fishing spots and last weekend made the decision to take a trip to the island. The Prawn is the venues man – I do bait and butties! :D

What was going to be a Sunday trip turned out to be Saturday (Masters is on Sunday and it’s a tradition for the Prawn and his bro to do a bit of male bonding over a few pints with a bleary eye on the golf :dance: ).

MicMac and his bro Andy were also on a male bonding trip to the island, so I was official girl gatecrasher on this trip ;) .

If you pick me up and spin me around, I never have a clue where we are :oops: so all I know is we went to a place called Ringbolt (actually I never have a clue where we are anyway :lol: ).

We arrived around 5.30 and found Mic and Andy already there (Mic can pick up his post on the first few hours).

The Prawn was having a right royal faff, so much so that he took himself to one side on several occasions to have a word with himself :help: :doh:

I meanwhile was set up one bait out in the water (20 yards – about my max casting distance!!! :oops: :oops: :oops: ) and Mic set me up with a nice little storm sandeel thingy for spinning. First cast and a nice little Pollack – 8oz. I was made up as this was my first fish in about 2 months :dance: (note I am wearing a T.shirt.............proving I do actually on rare occasions brave the elements).
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2nd cast and with Prawn still mumbling to himself, I got another one – 7oz. :D

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I was losing count of the number that Mic and his bro were bringing in.
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He also reeled in this little fella (one of two for the day)

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Prawn got in to his stride as dusk fell – no luck with the spinning, but the best was yet to come for him. Lovely sunset too.
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It was getting on past 10pm before the rods started to see any action (all except mine anayway). Andy, pulled in this mean looking crab - one for the pot!

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Then the dogs started to play

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Shortly after Prawn landed his first new species – a Ling. :D Lovely fish circa 2lb, then another dog. In the meantime I was busy losing my 3rd rig. Mic reeled in another dog.

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Then the Prawn was in again, another first for him with a Conger 5lb 3oz (his first ever) :clap: . Doesn’t he look pleased with himself? Another box ticked for the species hunt.

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More dogs for Mic and then not to be outdone, he also landed a Ling, this one bigger again. :D

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I lost rig number 5, so as it was nearer midnight, I put my toys away while the boys had a last cast. :cry:

We left the mark shortly after midnight. A cracking evening’s fishing at a lovely spot. Defo a venue worth a few more visits. :D :D :D :D :D
2010 species: Whiting, Codling, Dab, Pollack, Flounder, Long Spined Scorpion, Corkwing Wrasse, 3B Rockling, Plaice

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Postby Steve Duffy » Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:28 am

Great report and pics Marie. :thumbsup:
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Postby mark » Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:47 am

well in,top report 8)

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Postby bigdave » Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:18 am

great report :D


like the gloves :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby jaygo » Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:35 am

Another great report,but them rubber gloves have to go :lol: :lol: :lol: even if shaun likes them :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Postby Petethebeat » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:55 pm

Top bombing!
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Postby moan it in mid » Sun Apr 11, 2010 2:29 pm

great report and pics :D ;)
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Postby alf - big al » Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:03 pm

well donethe cat and co ;)
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Postby The Three Legged Cat » Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:06 pm

Jaygo: Another great report,but them rubber gloves have to go


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2010 species: Whiting, Codling, Dab, Pollack, Flounder, Long Spined Scorpion, Corkwing Wrasse, 3B Rockling, Plaice

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Postby Bens dad » Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:21 pm

Great report

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Postby Simon » Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:23 pm

Nice one girls & boys, cracking weekend to be on the island
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Postby Psychocabbie » Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:27 pm

nice report

Amanda is also beginning to ask for rubber gloves too for the same reason but im a tightwad and say no :badgrin:

well done on catching the ling too - not many of them caught from the shore.

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Postby Richie Fisher » Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:49 pm

Great report and a great day's fishing..... that's one mean looking crab!! :shock: :shock: :badgrin:

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Postby Big Kev » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:13 pm

Brilliant report and pics....plenty of fish too 8)
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Postby mal wynne » Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:06 pm

great report , nice ling , lovely pics too .,., :)


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