WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby tight lines » Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:37 am

fished kilgorman friday 30/9 only small bits of weed but only a few small flounder and a eel
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby Sparkie » Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:45 am

Fished ennareily last nite sat 1st October. No weed. Lots off hounds and not so bad sized whiting and dabs
Species 2011:coalie,whiting, 5bearded rockling,shore rockling, doggie, pollock,flounder,codling,dab,smoothhound,sea scorpion,ballan wrasse,Tope, tub gurnard, gray gurnard,plaice,bass,Bullhuss,cod

Species 2012:coalie,doggie,codling,shore and 5bearded rockling,3bearded rockling,pouting,whiting,wrasse,bass,plaice,flounder,dab,smoothhound,hiss,tope,cod,tub and gray gurnard,Pollack

Species 2013:Double figure smoothy off the beach,doggie,gray gurnard,codling,goalie,flounder,plaice,whiting,tope. Double figure huss off the beach,dab, bass,pouting,silver eel.
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby corbyeire » Sun Oct 02, 2011 8:53 pm

fair bit of weed on ballyhealy last night - the odd kelpy stalk - but just about fishable
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby fisherman59 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:18 pm

tinnaberna saturday 1st weed free
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby paul skelly » Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:39 pm

Hi lads , any word on south Wicklow or north Wexford, thanks :D
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby tight lines » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:22 pm

graystones sth no weed behind the driving range 20/10/11
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby paul skelly » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:42 pm

tight lines wrote:graystones sth no weed behind the driving range 20/10/11



Any fish? Was planing on hitting there tomorrow night .
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby ID1957 » Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:46 pm

Fished Arklow on Thursday 6pm-8pm. 15 kids fished. lots of whiting, dogs , dabs. No weed
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby tight lines » Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:31 pm

paul skelly wrote:
tight lines wrote:graystones sth no weed behind the driving range 20/10/11



Any fish? Was planing on hitting there tomorrow night .

1 wrass 1 dog 1 flounder
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby paul skelly » Sun Oct 23, 2011 2:52 pm

Fished graystones last night o sorry I mean I tried to fish it, totally unfishable s**t loads of weed and 6ft waves and bad swells :evil:
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby sparkey+1 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:07 pm

Was in killeny at the tea rooms and unfishable moved mark to greystones and every cast out brought in lots and lots of big s*it weed ask Creep... Lovely swell that screamed fish but only weed and weed and weed
Species 2012: Flounder, Whiting, Dublin Bay Codling, Coalie, 3 Beard Rockling, Shore Rockling, Bass, Dogfish, 5.2lb Starry Smoothhound (PB), Twaite Shad, Thornback Ray 5.8lbs (PB), LSD, Pollock, Ballan Wrasse, Cork Wing Wrasse, 43cm Flounder (PB)

Species 2013: Coalie, East Coast Codling, Smoothounds, And hopefully a back opp to get back fishing soon...
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby Sparkie » Sun Oct 23, 2011 5:31 pm

paul skelly wrote:Fished graystones last night o sorry I mean I tried to fish it, totally unfishable s**t loads of weed and 6ft waves and bad swells :evil:


That was me leaving as use wer just getting on the beach. Was there enough time to set up one rod have one cast. Ended up goin Wicklow harbour to find it pretty much the same as greystones. Big swells and big amounts off weed. Did manage a few codling tho.
Species 2011:coalie,whiting, 5bearded rockling,shore rockling, doggie, pollock,flounder,codling,dab,smoothhound,sea scorpion,ballan wrasse,Tope, tub gurnard, gray gurnard,plaice,bass,Bullhuss,cod

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Species 2013:Double figure smoothy off the beach,doggie,gray gurnard,codling,goalie,flounder,plaice,whiting,tope. Double figure huss off the beach,dab, bass,pouting,silver eel.
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby willie bendit » Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:22 pm

tried north beach greystones sat.night,with 2 hrs to go to high water,the waves were almost at the base of the ramp,moved to the southbeach ,huge swells, headed to ennereilly,lumpin'it in.....couldnt hold bottem, wth 6oz fixed wires ,sea bed constantly shifting,pulling rigs right around....one dog to show for all the effort. headed for the chipper in ashford.....pretty calm and weedfree there :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby paul skelly » Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:19 pm

Sparkie wrote:
paul skelly wrote:Fished graystones last night o sorry I mean I tried to fish it, totally unfishable s**t loads of weed and 6ft waves and bad swells :evil:


That was me leaving as use wer just getting on the beach. Was there enough time to set up one rod have one cast. Ended up goin Wicklow harbour to find it pretty much the same as greystones. Big swells and big amounts off weed. Did manage a few codling tho.


Nice one on getting a few , we headed to bray harbour we had whiting,flounder and rockling blank saved so we went home wet but happy :lol:
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby corbyeire » Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:54 pm

south facing beaches were all covered last night
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby tight lines » Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:48 pm

lads any word with rostoonstown was thinking of fishing it friday night any info would be great thanks
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby corbyeire » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:34 am

see post above - all south facing beaches are full of weed
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby dfella25 » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:34 am

Lads anyone fishing North Wicklow beaches last night or today could you post up a weed report? Fishing a meet in the morning in Kilcoole with the Gravediggers.

Any update would be very much appreciated

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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby paul skelly » Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:25 pm

dfella25 wrote:Lads anyone fishing North Wicklow beaches last night or today could you post up a weed report? Fishing a meet in the morning in Kilcoole with the Gravediggers.

Any update would be very much appreciated

Conor


Tried to fish it last night unfishable man :x
Got down and did not look bad done a lead test and after 2 mins was pulled down the beach and brought in a s**t load of weed. I'd say it will only get worse over the next day or two :evil:
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Re: WEED WATCH - Wicklow / Wexford

Postby tight lines » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:53 pm

fished lacken friay 28/10 lots of heavy weed making for very hard fishing also was talking to some lads who tryed to fish the burrow and cullenstown but also very heavy weed
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