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My Best Cod This Summer, (Pictures).

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by Ian Alexander, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Ian Alexander

    Ian Alexander Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    I've had a couple of days up at the caravan, (Sunday night till today) and managed two short sessions. On Sunday night I had an 2 hour session into darkness, wasted my crab on poddlers but saw a nice sunset :happy:

    Isn't This What It's All About

    Bait Robbers!!!

    Monday was a nice day but I was out with Julie shopping so never had a chance to fish :no: , did check my pot though and ended up with this for our tea.

    A Nice lobster

    I did make it out on Tuesday morning though and fished the last two hours of the ebb and first hour of the flood. The weather had turned for the worst and a stiff southerly wind made it less pleasant than the day before but I had a canny little session anyway.
    My best fish was this nice red fish of 6lb 9oz, best cod of the summer so far for me also :happy:

    A Nice Red Fish From The Thick Kelp


    Fingers crossed for fine weather and flat seas for the bank holiday, I hope you liked my report fellas.

    Regards Ian
  2. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    cracking red cod that Ian, well done :yes:
  3. deadlyfish

    deadlyfish Guest

    Thats a cracker to start your kelpy cod sessions off with Ian well done
  4. jimlad

    jimlad Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

  5. Mark Gelder

    Mark Gelder Rockling

    Nice 1 Ian, cracking kelpie and belting report as well.............
  6. robq

    robq Rockling

    Nice pics and report Ian as always :yes:

    I love to see the red cod !! and I bet that lobbie went down well :hungry:

    Hoping to get a few in my pots in for the BBQ cornwall next week :happy:
  7. hoggy

    hoggy Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    cracking fish and a bonus lobby too :hungry:,well done
  8. brigaz

    brigaz Blenny

    thats about as red as they come, nice fish.
  9. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    nice red cod Ian. Do you find that the red fish fight a lot better than tidal fish ?
  10. Ian Alexander

    Ian Alexander Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Cheers Glenn, the red fish give you a good "tussle" but I think that a lot of it is due to the nature of the ground that you're trying to pull them through.......relatively shallow and thick with kelp.

    I love the colour of the red cod though, when they're just out of the water some of them look like big goldfish :happy:

    Regards Ian
  11. mike33

    mike33 New Member

    Well done Ian, corker of a fish stunning colour do like them kelppies good eating :yes:.........Mike
  12. Ian Alexander

    Ian Alexander Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Hello Mike, cheers mate. Yeah I like the red cod but they do tend to be "wormier" than the fresh run fish. I just pick the worms out with the tip of my filleting knife. As you'll know you can see them easy enough especialy if you hold the fillet up to the light.

    Anyway, eating a few wormy fillets has never done me no harm :crazy: :crazy: :laugh:

    Regards Ian

    THE DOLPHIN Rockling

    Nice fish Ian great report and pics as well thanks for posting.
  14. ste muir

    ste muir New Member

    Nice looking fish mate,well done
  15. seanyrooroo

    seanyrooroo Pig Hunter

    Stunning fish, Ian. Did you use eyes as bait? :whistle: :laugh:
  16. glassback

    glassback Blenny

    looks great up there ian ive fished up that way a couple times in summer and had a few decent red cod .
    what a place to have a van .
    lovely fish mate and lobby , do you do much fishing up there in winter.
  17. dan the pollock

    dan the pollock Rockling

    nice one ian its a cracker. cant wait to fish up there again this year
  18. snap off!

    snap off! Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    howdo, welldone Ian, a nice red fishthat is
  19. Dav

    Dav Rockling

    Thats a lovely looking fish ian , well done and great report ...cheers ..
  20. big cliff

    big cliff Rockling

    Well done Ian , a really good report and nice pics , I love those kelpie cod

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