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by catfish 1
Mon Apr 16 2018 16:31
Forum: Sea, Fly, Coarse & Game Fishing Forum
Topic: Freezing casters
Replies: 9
Views: 433

Re: Freezing casters

Graham Osbourne wrote:
Simple chaps, put them in a maggot box or similar container and cover with water, then freeze them, Good as new when you defrost them.
Dead simple isn't it... :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Tue Feb 27 2018 11:29
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 769

Re: Boat insurance

Mooring wrong on 3 occasion & other very high tide..Mostly costs for uplifting & outbard engine damage...2 new mariner/mercury..Fingers crossed Ive been ok now for 15months...Total claims @ £9000. I dread another one, but ime the same with cars, but lucky in love. :laughs: :laughs: :thumbs: :thumbs...
by catfish 1
Mon Feb 26 2018 20:34
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 769

Re: Boat insurance

Nav.& Gen..4 big claims in 10yrys..No probs. & still only £95 p/y Four big claims in ten years?! What were they for? (Just interested as to what typically or in the worst case goes wrong.) Mooring wrong on 3 occasion & other very high tide..Mostly costs for uplifting & outbard engine damage...2 new...
by catfish 1
Fri Feb 23 2018 12:30
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 769

Re: Boat insurance

Nav.& Gen..4 big claims in 10yrys..No props. & still only £95 p/y
by catfish 1
Mon Apr 24 2017 18:15
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat Licence Review
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Boat Licence Review

I've been mulling this over and I would thing that as a Sunday angler due to work and the number of days I miss due to unsuitable weather / water levels I could be better off buying day tickets as and when required if they put the price up substantially. The other alternative is to not buy one at a...
by catfish 1
Mon Apr 24 2017 15:53
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat Licence Review
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Boat Licence Review

I've been mulling this over and I would thing that as a Sunday angler due to work and the number of days I miss due to unsuitable weather / water levels I could be better off buying day tickets as and when required if they put the price up substantially. The other alternative is to not buy one at a...
by catfish 1
Mon Apr 24 2017 15:45
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat Licence Review
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Boat Licence Review

I've been mulling this over and I would thing that as a Sunday angler due to work and the number of days I miss due to unsuitable weather / water levels I could be better off buying day tickets as and when required if they put the price up substantially. The other alternative is to not buy one at a...
by catfish 1
Mon Apr 24 2017 15:34
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat Licence Review
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Boat Licence Review

Broads Authority have put tolls ' DOWN' this yr...

Wonderful people. :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Fri Aug 05 2016 20:11
Forum: Predator Fishing Forum
Topic: Boating on the broads , perch
Replies: 15
Views: 1891

Re: Boating on the broads , perch

Try 2 big lobs on no.10..Legered ..or small l/bait

Ive been getting them up to just over 3lb at dawn... :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Mon Jun 13 2016 11:54
Forum: Lure Fishing Forum
Topic: Heddon crazy crawlers
Replies: 23
Views: 1513

Re: Heddon crazy crawlers

Kev Berry wrote:
read somewhere the heddon crazy crawler was a poor hooker as well
Never had any props with C.C's with hook ups with fish to over 20 on drains & broads, although small jacks can be trouble..
I think I will try these Jackall ones nx time I go to states.. :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Tue May 17 2016 14:09
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: outboard service norwich area
Replies: 5
Views: 484

Re: outboard service norwich area

suffolk si wrote:
I use c.c marine in beccles(10 miles or so down the road) they have never let me down if that helps.

Si
Nothing too much trouble for them.. :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Fri May 06 2016 13:34
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: SMALL LECCY OUTBOARD
Replies: 15
Views: 846

Re: SMALL LECCY OUTBOARD

Big Ausie Co..Good little motors..Can't go wrong for that money...My mate has one & he is pleased with it.
by catfish 1
Sat Apr 09 2016 16:44
Forum: Predator Fishing Forum
Topic: Beginners catfish tips
Replies: 21
Views: 1621

Re: Beginners catfish tips

[quote="timenock"]I've been told there is catfish in a lake a fish, how would be best to find these buggers? Can I use my normal deadbaiting set up?

Go to ' Catfish Conservation Group ' website & you will find all the info. there.. :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Mon Mar 28 2016 12:06
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 541

Re: Boat insurance

Had 3 claims with Nav & Gen in past 10yrs..
No probs. whatsoever & you can talk direct to claims dept.if needed
Highly recommended & would not change
Cost @ £90 p/a.... :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Thu Feb 25 2016 20:46
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: FLASHLIGHT/TORCH
Replies: 52
Views: 2045

Re: FLASHLIGHT/TORCH

LED LENSER....P5 or P7...Rechargeable...Brill...@£40--£50
by catfish 1
Tue Feb 23 2016 17:01
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Drift Boat Fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Re: Drift Boat Fishing

Just like Burt Reynolds & co. in the film Deliverance or me & my mate on the Ebro... :laughs: :laughs: :laughs:
by catfish 1
Sat Dec 26 2015 20:09
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Bib n brace,coat suit. What's good these days?
Replies: 24
Views: 1382

Re: Bib n brace,coat suit. What's good these days?

What's the best suit to go for these days, my e.s.p. drench wear is tired. I have a igloo mk2 I bought as a spare,but too small with middle age spread :laughs: Out of the loop with suits,know sudridge/daiwa are not as good today. What's popular and decent at present ? Thanks lee. ... Fladen 2piece....
by catfish 1
Wed Nov 04 2015 21:11
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat fishing day hire
Replies: 8
Views: 452

Re: Boat fishing day hire

Rutland
by catfish 1
Wed Nov 04 2015 20:54
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Boat fishing day hire
Replies: 8
Views: 452

Re: Boat fishing day hire

You are a bit limited around M K, but you could always try Anglian Water's ressies during there Pike trials.
by catfish 1
Tue Jun 30 2015 16:12
Forum: Novice Forum
Topic: bait lifespan
Replies: 18
Views: 2207

Re: bait lifespan

Cheers for the replys, I'm pleased to hear the general consensus is use it till you loose it :grin: as I'm from Yorkshire :wink: My personal thought train was that you should be able to reuse baits as all predators will happily scavenge and I doubt pike would be any different, which leads me to ano...
by catfish 1
Thu Jun 25 2015 21:37
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Reel servicing
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: Reel servicing

Felindre servicing...Google for their address... :thumbs: :thumbs:
by catfish 1
Sun May 24 2015 12:18
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: outboard engine problem
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Re: outboard engine problem

Clean plug & carb 2 start with..& fresh petrol....2 or 4 stroke?.... :scratch: :scratch: :scratch:
by catfish 1
Wed May 20 2015 14:49
Forum: Predator Fishing Forum
Topic: catfish help
Replies: 9
Views: 885

Re: catfish help

So, i am gonna go try to snare a catfish this weekend, never caught one by design before(had a kitten once while carp fishing), the lake is only a couple of acres and holds fish to arounf 80lb with an average of 30lb ish, so i have been told. Do poeple think i will be under gunned with pike rods(3 ...
by catfish 1
Tue Jan 20 2015 21:21
Forum: Sea, Fly, Coarse & Game Fishing Forum
Topic: 25 best places to fly fish for pike
Replies: 12
Views: 1630

Re: 25 best places to fly fish for pike

A non fishing friend told me that there is a book out there with the above title . Can anyone assist me to locate same ? And YES I have googled it and tried a number of shops (New and second hand) . Maybe the is name slightly different . Thanking you . Ask ROBSON....He fly-fishes all over the world...
by catfish 1
Sun Dec 28 2014 18:16
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: venues
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: venues

Well done...WHERE ??... :suspect: :suspect: :suspect: :suspect:
by catfish 1
Sat Dec 27 2014 19:59
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: venues
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: venues

Welcome..

There are a few small lakes in N.W. :wave: :wave: :wave:
by catfish 1
Mon Dec 22 2014 22:15
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Knives and the law
Replies: 53
Views: 3832

Re: Knives and the law

I do believe the topic was discussing blades and the law.............. wondertool ............... :thumbs: :thumbs:[/quote]

I believe this topic went off track quite a few posts ago.... :roll: :roll: :roll:
by catfish 1
Mon Dec 22 2014 22:06
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: Knives and the law
Replies: 53
Views: 3832

Re: Knives and the law

mickmcd wrote:
I carry a Swiss army knife all the time at home.
.

A Red one with a little white cross.....Wonder tool.... :roll: :roll: :roll:
by catfish 1
Sun Dec 21 2014 20:51
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Tohatsu outboards
Replies: 24
Views: 1742

Re: Tohatsu outboards

Very good outboards..Not much to choose between them & Mariner.Yams. & Honda except their cheaper
by catfish 1
Fri Dec 05 2014 21:34
Forum: Tackle Forum
Topic: budget weigh sling
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: budget weigh sling

FREE..
Sainsbury or Tesco... :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: