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Post by fishdorset on Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:02 am

Any other pole anglers on site?

I used to do quite a bit of match fishing, where without a pole on some venues you'd be lost.

Accurate on the spot every put in. You can fish this method very light and on pressured waters it can give you the edge to get the bites.
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Post by joe on Wed Jul 14, 2010 2:37 pm

Cheating that pole fishing Laughing
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Post by jfbee on Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:05 pm

No skill involved just dangling the bait on the fishes nose till it bites. Very Happy

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Re: Pole fishing

Post by fishdorset on Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:59 pm

Match winning game though on its day.
Great fun double figure carp in the margins. Very Happy
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Post by joe on Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:09 pm

Laughing i've got a few friends who like a bit of pole fishing always give them a bit of stick Wink
I'm sure it's good fun when you hit into a good carp, and i've seen many an angler battling with a double for over half an hour.

Nothing better than a light whip in the margins Laughing
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Post by fishdorset on Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:55 pm

joe wrote: Laughing i've got a few friends who like a bit of pole fishing always give them a bit of stick Wink
I'm sure it's good fun when you hit into a good carp, and i've seen many an angler battling with a double for over half an hour.

Nothing better than a light whip in the margins Laughing

ou er missis! Laughing

I love the waggler, feeder and stick to, but it always is a choice which to fish. I don't always make the right choice on the day due to the fact that I have a particular way that I have planned to fish. You know the I haven't fished this way for ages and no matter what you're going to do it! Laughing

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Post by Kep on Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:38 pm

Just finished my level 1 Angling coaching course in Worcester and the other eight participants were all coarse anglers. I thought beach rods were expensive but some had poles that cost 1900:00 and were 22 metres in length. What's all that about? :face:
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Post by jfbee on Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:42 pm

Kep wrote:Just finished my level 1 Angling coaching course in Worcester and the other eight participants were all coarse anglers. I thought beach rods were expensive but some had poles that cost 1900:00 and were 22 metres in length. What's all that about? :face:

Thats a cheep one my bro did 2800 on his last one and hes on about getting another!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! its all about getting the bait to look natural Very Happy

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Post by fishdorset on Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:55 pm

and holding the pole still at 22metres, gets heavy at that length, thats where the price goes up and you should be getting lighter and stronger material.
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Post by jfbee on Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:56 pm

Hes on about upgrading it too!!!!! so there will probably be one in the for sale bit soon!! ( its only 2 years old i think)

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Re: Pole fishing

Post by fishdorset on Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:59 pm

2.50 and some rod repairs?
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Post by jfbee on Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:02 pm

EEERRRR?? even i can say NO to that one!!

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Post by fishdorset on Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:06 pm

can't afford that for a pole, would love to though.

I could get another car, or holiday for that.
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Post by Guest on Sun Jul 25, 2010 2:52 pm

fishdorset wrote:and holding the pole still at 22metres, gets heavy at that length, thats where the price goes up and you should be getting lighter and stronger material.

Poles of that length aren't "held". They are rested on a spray bar and floated on the surface of the lake, usually with a very short length of line to the hook, you then just spray loose feed around the hookbait with a catty and wait for the fish to hook itself against the elastic.

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Post by fishdorset on Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:19 am

muzzy76 wrote:
fishdorset wrote:and holding the pole still at 22metres, gets heavy at that length, thats where the price goes up and you should be getting lighter and stronger material.

Poles of that length aren't "held". They are rested on a spray bar and floated on the surface of the lake, usually with a very short length of line to the hook, you then just spray loose feed around the hookbait with a catty and wait for the fish to hook itself against the elastic.

Yep I know the floating pole. Some venues/matches have banned them!
"held" being the wrong choice of words. Floated across to an island margin, but due to price and an edge in a match, some clubs saw them as an unfair advantage to the mear mortals who didn't have the money to spend on the pricier poles.
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Post by Guest on Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:42 pm

i used to fish matches about 15 years ago won quite a bit of money in the process put it all back into gear and have about 4 grands worth of kit in my loft not been touched for 13 years and my pole was 900 and a seat box cost me 250.sad realy should take it up again but bait and matches cost to much money became to stressful. so just sit on a beach and relax now

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Re: Pole fishing

Post by fishdorset on Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:59 pm

I switch between coarse and sea, enjoy both. Very Happy

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Post by Guest on Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:09 pm

jfbee wrote:No skill involved just dangling the bait on the fishes nose till it bites. Very Happy

And like randomly chucking some poor worms into the expases of the atlabtic takes skill??

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Post by Guest on Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:10 pm

Carp boy wrote:
jfbee wrote:No skill involved just dangling the bait on the fishes nose till it bites. Very Happy

And like randomly chucking some poor worms into the expases of the atlabtic takes skill??

ATLANTIC!!

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Post by fishdorset on Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:33 pm

where are you spending your time fishing at the mo Ben?
Have you fished Coking Farm?
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Post by jfbee on Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:04 pm

no he's too good for that "puddle" or was that the site a your greatest loss????

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Re: Pole fishing

Post by Guest on Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:43 pm

Coking Farm is a good place as long as you stay away from Long lake unless you are there for a while with a comfy bivvie and bed.

I seem to be spending most of my time all over at the moment in the last month or so I've been to the Trent for a week and a bit, Coking Farm Meadow Lake, Cudmore and Heronbrook. Its been alot of mileage but i got 31 out of 67 Points on the Div 1 National (even though I fished the peg wrong) and have just come 4th or 5th in the Army individual Champs between Cudmore and Heronbrook with two section seconds. Sad
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Post by fishdorset on Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:48 pm

I can feel the winter coming on and the chub calling!

Coking have got quite a good deal on for there winter ticket, 100 from November through to March on all lakes.
Just got to get some extra carp kit sorted.

Might join Gillingham club next year for the winter league matches.
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Post by Guest on Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:58 pm

I wouldn't bother with Carp kit as I've found it easier to catch Carp on match kit in the winter. Such as chucking a bomb with corn or fishing corn and maggot on the pole.

Todber Wadmill, Coking Meadow and Rush, and Revels are all worth a shout.

Finnally if you are fishing maggot you are almost garanteed bites from something!! No matter how cold or bad the weather gets.

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Post by fishdorset on Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:01 pm

done well at revels through the winter on the pole.

Just looking forward to getting onto some of Dorchesters waters this year.
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