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  1. Low Tide trip.....

    With big tides at the moment, it's a good time to get down and have a look at your marks - the bit you normally cast on can be revealed. Unfortunately, low tide was at about 4.20am down here, so it was a still a bit dark for photo's in the South West! Did get one with the weather front crossing as the sun came up though



    The tide was actually so low, I had to wait 20mins or so to start fishing, though I did find ...
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  2. Bass Wars - Frothey Strikes Back

    With the weather and tides being all wrong, I wasn't able to get back down during the week, but with a mid morning low tide, it gave me the chance to nip down to dig some bait before going fishing.

    Digging bait can be hard work, but this time of year the lug beds tend to be fairly full. Just look for the tell tale signs...



    Someone else had obviously dug here before.... a few years ago! ...
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  3. Bashed by Bass....

    After watching the 5th wicket go down, I decided to stop watching - it might stop us losing wickets (note.... It didn't, just not as quickly!). I've always got sandeel in my freezer, and had got some peeler earlier as I fancied a low tide trip. Whilst I was picking them up, I noticed that there was a bit of swell running with an onshore wind, so I decided against the rock mark and headed to the estuary instead.

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    Updated 12-07-2009 at 19:40 by Frothey

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