Splash Point - Rhyl - 01/06/2007

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Splash Point - Rhyl - 01/06/2007

Postby fairziff » Sat Jun 02, 2007 4:54 pm

Venue - Rhyl, Splash Point
Tide - Low
Time - Day
Bait: Fresh Lug, Frozen Lug, Squid, Sandeel, Crab

I was joined be 'Del The Tope' for a pleasant evening fishing Splash Point over low.

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We came armed with some Squid, Sandeel, Frozen Lug and some 'Crab Parcels' that Del had bought on eBay. In addition, we were able to dig some fresh Lug.

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We both fished 2 rods.

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Del was using clipped down 3/0 Pennel rigs.

I opted for a 2 hook flowing flattie trace and a 2 hook paternoster. Both with 1/0's

I used my 15ft Fladen Warbird at range and also my little Berkley Cherrywood spinning rod close in.

We both cast out and set about gathering some fresh Lug.

I had heard reports of Algae Bloom locally over the last week.

I am no expert but the stink coming from the sea and the brown sediment made me believe we were suffering a bout of 'Oranjeboom' here tonight.

A couple of Seals turned up. Well within casting range. A great sight to see, but we were concerned that this may affect our chances tonight.

There was nothing doing for a few hours. Low water came and went without a knock between the 4 rods.

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As the tide turned, the sea appeared to clear. The sediment disappeared and the smell subsided.

Del landed a crab. Not a great catch but it did give us encouragement that sea life was at last within range.

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Next cast and Del caught the first fish of the session. A small dab had got itself hooked on the top hook of his Pennel rig.

After 3 hours without a sniff, I eventually had a small knock on my beachcaster. I reeled in and low and behold, a small Bass had fancied some fresh Lug.

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It was pretty frantic for me from then on.

My spinning rod started to twitch. A small Plaice was landed, again on fresh Lug.

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Next cast on the spinning rod and bang, a better knock this time. Result was a better Bass.

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The action was definately close in and on fresh Lug.

A Dab was next quickly followed by 2 Silver Eels.

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I finished off with a small Whiting.

Most fish tonight were caught close in and on Fresh Lug.

A great session in fantastic conditions. With a sunset to die for, it was a pleasure just being out there.

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Total for the day between us was 2 Dabs, 2 Bass, 2 Eels, 1 Plaice + 1 Whiting.

Happy Days !!!!!!!!!!

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Postby moan it in mid » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:10 pm

nice on mike great fish and a great weather what more could you ask for :D ;)
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Postby Tozer » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:50 pm

Nice one mate, some cracking pictures there.
How far out does the tide go on this mark?
More than a handful is a waste?
I say give me bigger hands!

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nice

Postby Paul Tucker » Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:26 am

good report as ever 8) is that algae showing any sign of going down there yet :?:

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Postby millsy » Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:41 am

Nice sesh FZ ;) ;)
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Postby allen » Sun Jun 03, 2007 1:36 pm

Nice report Ziffy Laaaa. We were down Wales on Saturday and stopped in at Ray's in Colwyn, and the Algae Bloom was there too. :) :)
2007 species: (26)Codling,Whiting,Dab,Flounder,Silver Eel L S D, Twaite Shad Pollock,Herring,Coalfish,Ballan, Corkwing,Sea Scorpion,Poor Cod,Pouting,Dover Sole,Rockling (5b),Mackerel,Scad ,Launce,Goby,BASS,conger,Plaice,Tompot Blenny,Common Blenny

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Postby sniffa » Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:13 pm

Great Fishin that youll have to give me some tips every time ive been av blanked. going again sunday afternoon
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