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FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by mad mick, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. mad mick

    mad mick Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

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    Quite simple. The challenge is to catch fifty cod from the shore between 1st October and the end of December. No size limits just remember to return all undersized fish. Report your catch here with as many pictures as possible. Please make life easy for me by stating at the start of your post How many fish you caught and if you have any big fish to register for heaviest of the month. Best of luck to you all.

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    2013 Totals

    Lobbers - 80
    Jape - 75
    Matty - 40
    Garry Watson - 37
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    Steve - 27
    Jellyworm - 26
    Boro 5707 - 25
    Shammy - 23
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    Gadget - 9
    Lawsey - 7
    Bow 1 - 7
    Biker Jake - 6
    Big Cod - 6
    Dan the Pollack - 4
    Limpet - 4
    Mike T - 3
    Dolphin Chris - 3
    Bearne07 - 2
    Limpet - 1
    Nik B - 1
    CAB 78 - 1
    Sage - 1
    Carrysthecod - 1
    Imonlycodding - 1

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    Dan The Pollack @ Sewer Hole In Robin Hoods Bay 02/10/2013

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  2. hilsey

    hilsey Blenny

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Well I decided to have a fish to try to kick off the challenge. Fished between 2 and 8 hoping to get that first cod. I was definitely rewarding catching 7 cod to about 4lbs, keeping 6. Snagged another up and missed a couple of bites but had to come home so with 7 in the bag I was a happy bunny! Long may it continue! So that's me on 7 for now [​IMG]

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  3. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    well done matey thats a cracking start.
     
  4. hilsey

    hilsey Blenny

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Thanks. Was quite surprised as my dad only had one. But I was using most of the peelers!
     
  5. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Another few sessions like that and youll have 50 this month. Dont think anyone has ever managed the 50 in the first month.
     
  6. hilsey

    hilsey Blenny

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    think that would be a bit too optimistic. think I had about 40 oct-jan last year which was my best season by a long way though haven't been properly cod fishing long! would be happy to get near that again!
     
  7. Mark Gelder

    Mark Gelder Rockling

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Well in pal, cracking start............I reckon its gunna be a belting year. Were you around Scarborough??
     
  8. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    There is a lot of fish about this year, as youve just found out. Where you got one or 2 last year youll get 5 or 6 this. It seems knee deep at the moment.
     
  9. hilsey

    hilsey Blenny

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    let's hope so. And yes I was just 1 or 2 miles north.
     
  10. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Got off the mark tonight. I fished a mark north of whitby and landed 9 mops . Most just size and a couple undersized. Kept 3 for the pot. All caught on frozen peeler. Just 41 to go !

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  11. Boro5707

    Boro5707 Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    4 codling - whitley beach

    Am going to have a go this year, but form geordieland, seems as I have just moved up here (cullercoats). Keep you posted how its fishing north of the Tyne.
    Anyhow popped to Whitley bay beach tonight, managed 3 out yesterday but they don't count :-(
    So decided to fish the same spot tonight from 1930 to half hour ago, just to the left of watts slope. First 2 casts 2 codling, thought here we go, going to get a bag full! Wasn't to be, ended up with 4. Lost a better one trying to drag it over the ledge and a a few more trying to drag them in. All fish on frozen peeler. Lad next to me had 6 when I left. Anyhow, that's me off the mark.

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  12. Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Where's Lobbers ?? !! :-\ :-\
     
  13. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Wandering about in a huge pair of flippers.
     
  14. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Nice one guys, I get a feeling this is gonna be a fun year. Could people please do me a really big favour so that its easier for me to keep up to date. Can you report your catches in the following way which will help me to quickly edit the leaderboard.

    New post

    Fish Caught Tonight - 9
    Heaviest Fish Tonight - 4lb
    Running Total - 22
    October total - 10
    November Total - 5
    December total - 6

    Report

    Short or elaborate report, its up to you

    Picture/s

    A picture or pictures if you have them. Not a necessity but does make for more interesting reading.
     
  15. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Very interesting to see them covered in sand. Is this a mixed ground mark a bit like Saltwick beach ??
     
  16. Lobbers

    Lobbers phwwore i love gwen stefani me like

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Just four for me tonight a lot undersized but I'm not counting under ones. My choice. It was slow on cow jet tonight. Need a big northerly and bigger tides
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  17. Lobbers

    Lobbers phwwore i love gwen stefani me like

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October


    You dirty boy mwaa!!!


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  18. Boro5707

    Boro5707 Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Is mixed ground depending on the mark. northern end of the beach is rockier (Rotton bottoms). Southern end (where I fished tonight) is cleaner, never lost a rig tonight. You usually manage to pull out. 2 hook flappers are the order of the day with grip leads and 40lb straight through to pull out of snags. No need for casting far, 40 yards and you can be casting over the fish. The beach has tons of marks, anywhere there is no white water breaking, is usally the gullys. Fish can be localised though. 2 casts if nothing, move to another mark. The whole beach fished better the bigger the sea is. The northern end is protected by st marys island in the biggest northenlys. The rest is protected by kelp beds/reefs/rocky outcrops. Then you have tynemouth beach a mile south and blyth beach 7 mile north.
     
  19. bowesy

    bowesy Blenny

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    5 fish for me t nite only kept one at a mark north of Whitby in a 4 hour sesh,also me mate jape had 15 !!!in a 8 hour sesh at the same mark biggest fish 4lb he kept about 7 looks like the 50cod challenge might b done this month!!!


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  20. MR_CHAD

    MR_CHAD Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Re: FIFTY Cod Challenge 2013 - Starts 1st October

    Great stuff lads no fishing marks to be shared but we shall try out look lol


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