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Fishing with feathers - Greystones 9//7/11 by ekfish on Sun Jul 10, 2011 11:08 am
Was fishing off the rocks again with my mate.Both of us were using feathers and a 3oz weight.I caught 3 pollack and a mackeral.My mate caught only 1 pollack but it was a decent bit of fishing as we were only there for about an hour.My two biggest pollack were about foot in length,not sure about the weight.

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gilthead bream by Anonymous on Tue May 08, 2012 11:00 pm
just asking does anyone know if there is any gilthead bream in cork harbor at the moment heading down there shortly wuld love to catch one of those beauties

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Corkbeg Beach by Anonymous on Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:15 pm
I grew up in and around Whitegate and caught my first Bass from Corkbeg beach. I recently discovered the beach is now locked and I wrote to the East Cork Journal to voice my concerns. The Mayor of Whitegate replied and I replied to his reply. All of which is below. Please read and be very drunk off about the closure of this very valuable fishing resource.


The Mayor of Whitegate recently stated in your paper that a negotiated compromise has been reached regarding public access to Corkbeg strand. The owners of Whitegate refinery closed access to this strand, by means of a three meter fence, on the grounds that anti social behaviour on the strand poses a risk to the refinery. Now to enter the beach you can call to the refinery security kiosk and if the person on duty likes the look of you he’ll give you a key to the gate. I am not making this up. This is actually happening. I would very much like to make the following points.

Mr. Mayor, if you were party to t...


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Casting by Anonymous on Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:43 pm
Paddy. I had a great day at the fishing comp on Saturday. great burgers . legend. I had a great chat with cracko about casting and all the gear that goes with it. Our chat was mainly about rods and reels. John was telling me about the black max 66 wide the way this reel sits very low on the rod. he told me that he is going casting on sunday, and he will bring some casting reels with him. So I hope to meet you there. :mrgreen: As in green horn.

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inis oírr by Anonymous on Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:54 am
Sand eels did no good.caught a few macks and in the process 9 pollack ranging from 3 - 6lbs....very nice evening indeed.

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