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Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Fenman2 on Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:03 pm

geek Saw this on another forum and couldn't find one similar here . It's a good opportunity to post without having to think up a new subject or to describe your most recent or memorable session PBs or blanks etc, describe your methods/techniques
and question each others or just extract the urine HaHaHa It's also a good opportunity for us newbies Tounge to see how you more experienced chappies Yoda work . So let's hear it . geek

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Stotty on Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:13 pm

its sort of covered in all our blogs we normaly put it all in that but today i was blanking geek

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by tackle tart on Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:44 pm

yes i would have to agree thats what we have the blogs for for every one to tell there accounts of there latest session .
and i have to say there are some very good reads from the members on here and i have enjoyed reading there,s and writing my own .

but if you want to know how i think and go about my fishing its like this i,m well stocked and prepared with a big shed purely dedicated to my array of different baits and portions and a freezer that again is well stocked with boilies, pastes and many other frozen goodies including a big variety of pike baits to go fishing on a phone call.
all my gear is seperated into particular species so if i want to carping i pick up the carp gear same with the pike and zander i pick up that and so on .
i all ways keep my ear to the grape vine especially on my favourite playground the fens to give me as much info to help in my own personal fishing
i,m all ways prepping baits, making rigs some i,m all ways ready to go , and doing as much home work on the places i,m going to target and watching what the weather is doing leading up to any planned trips .
i also all ways try put 110% in the fishing and while on the bank i,m watching and listening to whats happening where i,m fishing .
i,ll all ways try and give as much help and advice to anyone who ask for help well that about covers it
but i love every minute of it regardless if its helping getting prepped and of course the fishing bit aswell and i can take the blanks along with the good/red letter days
now what about yourself fenman2 how to you approach your own fishing ?

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Fenman2 on Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:15 pm

geek Saw this subject on a different forum and it was very successful thought it might work here...hope I haven't trod on anyone's toes .

My approach to fishing is ,I suspect, much the same as most peoples .
In the main I'm a pleasure angler and fished perhaps just four or five different venues
all the time until you (Kev) posted that list of venues, so now I'm going to spread my wings a bit .
I enjoy my pleasure angling ,fishing is all things to all men, but would I like to do a little more "specimen" angling ,hence my presence on this site, before I get too old to cart all the gear around !! And I live in just about the right area for it too .
But I like to know what I'm doing before I attempt it and this usually involves a lot of faffing around before hand .

Today is a good example, I fished a river (from your list) very picturesque, calm and peaceful . Saw a Kingfisher which is always a plus unfortunately I only saw two small jacks....but every session is good practice and you can't win it if you're not in it !!!
Also as a beginner to piking, a 20lber would very likely have frightened the life out of me so those two little jacks ,which would probably qualify as live bait to you lads, provided me with essential experience for when the bigger stuff appears .
My view is that the poor days and the blanks make the red letter days red.

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by longshot on Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:32 pm

I agree with you 100% as a novice the capture of a few jacks is vital training if you'll pardon the expression. And if your not fishing with an experianced Pike angler, things can easily get out of hand, these smaller fish offer the chance to learn how to handle the bigger fish. The great pleasure in fishing ( for me) is to be on a quiet, remote fishery where few people venture, and while fishing to be aware of, and enjoy the wildlife. So you share the same thoughts and passions as many of the lads on here. Enjoy.
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Post by Stotty on Wed Dec 30, 2009 4:29 pm

longshot wrote:I agree with you 100% as a novice the capture of a few jacks is vital training if you'll pardon the expression. And if your not fishing with an experianced Pike angler, things can easily get out of hand, these smaller fish offer the chance to learn how to handle the bigger fish. The great pleasure in fishing ( for me) is to be on a quiet, remote fishery where few people venture, and while fishing to be aware of, and enjoy the wildlife. So you share the same thoughts and passions as many of the lads on here. Enjoy.


With you there Ken

as for the whole enjoying the wildlife, I said in my Blog the other day caught F**k all but the king fishers and the Wren were a bonus

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by tackle tart on Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:39 pm

well fishing is a life time of learning , the wildlife is a priveledge
and to get out and just catch a fish is a plus they don,t need to be huge to give you a enjoyable session
i,m glad the venue list was helpful

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Fenman2 on Fri Jan 01, 2010 2:32 pm

geek Blanked today, very cold.....it happens Awwww

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Dave The Rave on Fri Jan 01, 2010 2:34 pm

least u got out there mate respect. Wink
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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Woodchucker on Fri Jan 01, 2010 5:11 pm

For unhooking, give me a mid double upwards. I have to say that more Pike of the 5-9lb mark have given me a trouble when unhooking. When fish get to mid doubles there jaw becomes much stronger almost like a mans jaw so you can get a better hold and therefor control of the fish.

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Post by Dave The Rave on Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:31 am

and also alot more room in the big gaping mouth to get the forceps in Wink
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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by nightwatchman on Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:59 pm

My last Pike was in November!
Been out 3 times since and blanked.
Hoping to get out again this week but the ice is making it hard going. MR T

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by chief on Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:07 pm

the cold weather is doing my head in now, really making it hard work
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Post by NIDGE MAC on Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:50 pm

chief wrote:the cold weather is doing my head in now, really making it hard work

And more to follow.... Arrgh !
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Post by Woodchucker on Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:39 pm

Come on lads, just switch to running water Wink

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Stotty on Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:40 am

Woodchucker wrote:Come on lads, just switch to running water Wink


river pike are somthing special but then again if you find the fish you can catch i went out a few weeks back (in the snow) and had the whole lake to my self took me a while to find them then 4 fish

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Woodchucker on Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:42 am

Dont get me wrong Stotty river Pike are great sport and fight really well in the flow but they are not easy to find and especially find feeding but if you can pin them down the sport can be none stop Crafty

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by djkt on Mon Jan 04, 2010 12:47 pm

Managing to get out most days at the moment, although its absolutely freezing, really enjoying pike fishing, I'm a true convert now!! Even if I'm still to land a double! Haha.

Just got the Bradford no1 book any recommendations on there river stretches to try?
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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Fenman2 on Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:16 pm

Woodchucker wrote:Come on lads, just switch to running water Wink

geek Problem is...one by one the "running water" in my area is becoming rock solid!!
And they forecast worse to come affraid
This is West Norfok, we're not used to this white stuff that keeps falling out of the sky pissed off

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by Woodchucker on Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:13 pm

djkt wrote:Managing to get out most days at the moment, although its absolutely freezing, really enjoying pike fishing, I'm a true convert now!! Even if I'm still to land a double! Haha.

Just got the Bradford no1 book any recommendations on there river stretches to try?

All there river stretches have good Pike, just pick one and give it a whirl Wink

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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by mark on Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:13 pm

thats it lads. rivers don't freeze very easily and there are miles of swims to choose from this time of year you rarley see another angler either
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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by djkt on Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:33 am

Managed to drive down to the river this morning, needless to say i didn't last long! FREEZING pale
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Post by mark on Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:46 am

djkt wrote:Managing to get out most days at the moment, although its absolutely freezing, really enjoying pike fishing, I'm a true convert now!! Even if I'm still to land a double! Haha.

Just got the Bradford no1 book any recommendations on there river stretches to try?
hi ya mate not seen you on here before. i'm not sure about the bradford waters i think they have some stretches of the wharfe at pool bank and if thats correct try around there
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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by djkt on Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:04 pm

mark wrote:
djkt wrote:Managing to get out most days at the moment, although its absolutely freezing, really enjoying pike fishing, I'm a true convert now!! Even if I'm still to land a double! Haha.

Just got the Bradford no1 book any recommendations on there river stretches to try?
hi ya mate not seen you on here before. i'm not sure about the bradford waters i think they have some stretches of the wharfe at pool bank and if thats correct try around there

Yeah I'm pretty new to the forum was recommended to me on another forum, best predator section around! Cheers man I will check it out!

Think Im going down to the calder tomorrow to throw some lures around Help Shark
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Re: Who's Out There Fishing ???

Post by nightwatchman on Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:46 pm

I knew I'd struggle to find a venue that wasn't iced over today but thought I'd try anyway.
First stop was Brandesburton. No luck there as you can see in the photo. Sad



Next I tried Leven Canal but that was frozen too.
Cruised past Beverley Beck which was the same.

My last stop was the River Hull.
I didn't feel very confident in catching here due to the Seal problem and me never fishing it either!
But it was worth a bash as it was to early to go home yet. lol HaHaHa

Well I gave it a few hours but no luck.
Oh well, lets hope some ice starts to melt soon.
I know rivers are the way to go but still can't wait to get back to my regular haunts.

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