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Owderb

Your fishing day

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yer agree with the trout being muddy tasting....

Lived in NZ for a few years and used to fish a few rivers with a fly, the fast flowing glacier feed gin clear rivers had the most fresh tasting almost like eating a glacier rainbows in them.... But they were a bastard to catch so clever and the most stealth of stealth methods to catch them IE: floating in a rubber ring styley....

However one muddy river had some beautiful browns in it 5-6lb jobbies and so much fun to catch on a dry fly... But they tasted like shit!

So yer muddy rivers, dirty tasting fish

Finished for the day now, see you all on monday

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We're really lucky where we live, the coast with estuary on our doorstep, rivers left and right and tons of ponds, lakes and reseviors.

We're just waiting for the Mackeral run to start, then it'll be Bass and summer Cod, loads of Wrasse too. Sadly we've only been out once this year but it did result in 2 belting trout to a total of 5lb......

So come on you summer, Mackeral on the spinner and Carp fishing with the dog's biscuits :wassnnme::headpain:

RAZ

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rollem up Boning Fish is not really that hard and with a bit of practice will become second nature.

If i caught a Salmon, wild i would want to clean and prepare it myself as its mine all mine.

But you should practice, cause its not that hard, the knife does the work(if you let it.) :headpain:

"Fish is a better food, if you eat the better FISH"

Wheres my Knife?

Quick Tip: Get a better grip of your fish you are about to fillet by getting your wet hands covered in table salt.

Also to remove the smell from your hands get a handful of salt wet it and wash your hands in the wet salt, Then a squeeze of lemon when salt has washed off. :yinyang:

Works a Treat. :wassnnme:

Edited by Maj.Cannabis

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i saw some carp for sale in Sydney fish market, that was such a bloody shock to me, seeing these beautiful 20 to 30lb fish laid out dead n gutted on ice instead of being on an unhooking mat for a photo before return. :wassnnme:

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The Japanese eat Carp too! Which is hardly surprising when roast dog is on the sunday carvery menu! :wassnnme:

Spoke to a mate of mine last week who fishes a private stillwater in the deepest depths of Shropshire, & some Japanese have moved in to the holiday cottage near by. He actually caught them taking Roach & Perch out to eat! He didn't want to say anything to them personally, but has reported them to the owner!

Perch are supposidly good eating, but after they were nearly wiped out during the 60's due to some virus/disease, it's nice to see them prosper in our waters once again. Anyone who i caught nicking Perch for the table would end up very wet indeed.

We're just waiting for the Mackeral run to start

Won't be long down here now - the coastal waters are warming up now ;)

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In Ireland we are only allowed to kill one pike which I have no problems with, the germans however arrive with freezer vans and attempt to empty the lakes.

A few of us came across a van last year and while they were fishing we removed the battery from the van and took it home.

They contacted the local mechanic (a mate) who fitted the original battery and charged them 120 euros for his trouble. He asked them about the van and they came up with some bullshit about having delivered a load of meat from Germany to Ireland. He told them about Westpike, the phantom pike that eats batterys. I think they got the message.

edited to say........... I don't mean to give the impresion that all Germans do this,

I'm sure most of them play by the rules and have regard for

fish stocks.

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well me and sky_H went fishing on monday for a night sesh with a couple of mates,

needless to say it rained on and off, and me and sky_h were the only ones to catch on the lake, we had a couple of skimmers each, which was a real gutter but at least we caught :headpain:, heres a couple of pics for ya,

cant wait to do a bit of fishing down yours S.E.T, might catch something!!

the second pic is for you S.E.T lol

anyway here they are:

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:( you know hydro_man that bacon sannys are just as impotant as the maggots as for pic 3 now youve got yer bait lets see some big uns lol ps nice tash aswell av you died yer bumfluff? lmao speak to ya soon!

s.e.t :yinyang:

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as for pic 3 now youve got yer bait lets see some big uns :blub: ps nice tash aswell av you died yer bumfluff?

:(

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just had a toddle round the res and it looks like the bream are gettin their fin over. :unsure:

I am always astounded by the size of the shoals and there were literally hundreds of 2-4lb havin an orgy :unsure:

I only seen the one shoal but i know there is around 4 all around the res but i couldnt be arsed to find the others.

They usually have the fin over around 4 times so plenty of time to see um.

I will take the cam from now on and see if i can get a pic when they are right in the margins. :unsure:

Lovely sight to see though ;)

The Pike have just finished and what a sight that was.

Huge females being followed by the jacks right in the side with gin clear water.When i say big pike i mean 20's and 30's just laying at your feet totaly oblivious of anythin else. ;)

Tight lines folks :yinyang:

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just had a toddle round the res and it looks like the bream are gettin their fin over. :unsure:

I am always astounded by the size of the shoals and there were literally hundreds of 2-4lb havin an orgy ;)

I only seen the one shoal but i know there is around 4 all around the res but i couldnt be arsed to find the others.

They usually have the fin over around 4 times so plenty of time to see um.

I will take the cam from now on and see if i can get a pic when they are right in the margins. ;)

Lovely sight to see though :)

The Pike have just finished and what a sight that was.

Huge females being followed by the jacks right in the side with gin clear water.When i say big pike i mean 20's and 30's just laying at your feet totaly oblivious of anythin else. ;)

Tight lines folks :headpain:

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yep same here matey

down the lake yesterday and seen about 30 or 40 carp all lolling around in about 18 inches of water what a sight

peppi ;)

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well u all inspired me to go get all my gear dusted off, its been a few years since i went fishing but iv decided this summer is gonna be a fishing summer.

laters

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just got back from the res after an uneventful day.The three of us set the pole up but were told that the bream were all in the margins spawning right over the other side of the lake.I sat it out for 4 hrs but only had one bite and that was a great crested grebe.Must have took it properly though cos i hooked it in the mouth.It got free by straightening the hook. :guitar:

One nice thing happened and that was a Kingfisher landed nearby just as i was sat back avin a spliff...Marvellous :wub:

When i left my other two mates had had nothing so a crap days fishing but a lovely day out. ;)

Tight lines...Owd :guitar:

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just got back from the res after an uneventful day.The three of us set the pole up but were told that the bream were all in the margins spawning right over the other side of the lake.I sat it out for 4 hrs but only had one bite and that was a great crested grebe.Must have took it properly though cos i hooked it in the mouth.It got free by straightening the hook. ;)

One nice thing happened and that was a Kingfisher landed nearby just as i was sat back avin a spliff...Marvellous ;)

When i left my other two mates had had nothing so a crap days fishing but a lovely day out. ;)

Tight lines...Owd :D

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hi owderb

had a go on sunday = zilch all the fish were in the shallows getting ready to spawn there was loads in about 2ft of water they were also feeding like mad in a peg we always fish typically i was on the oppisite side of the lake :D

peppi

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no I cant complain peppi, even the fish need to get their fin over :D

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