rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

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rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:13 pm

ny1 use them this way, i recon it would for pollack, coalies and mackerel........ :!: :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?: :?:
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby theshoreking » Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:15 pm

Yeah,

works alrite. Even works for bass. I find its best to keep em movin nice and slowly - not too jerky a retrieve.

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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:23 pm

i fancy givin ity a go on harbours for pollack but of it works for bass i mite give it a go on a beech some where.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby theshoreking » Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:48 pm

It was off rock marks it worked for me but it mite work on a beach over sand too.

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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:54 pm

atleast it works.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby anthony2carr » Sat Dec 27, 2008 7:09 pm

Think I will be trying this tomorrow.

Just taken delivery of some eddystone eels.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Sat Dec 27, 2008 11:19 pm

definitely worth it...
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby anthony2carr » Mon Dec 29, 2008 7:30 pm

I was out today. Just fishing deceiver flies. Fishing was very poor , so I didn't bother trying the eels.

Managed 1 pollock/coalie when it was too dark to see what it was.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby theshoreking » Mon Dec 29, 2008 10:17 pm

Still,

1 fish on the fly rod is worth ?????? many on any other tackle. :wink: :wink:

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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:34 pm

depends on the species.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby anthony2carr » Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:29 pm

Tried rubber sandeels today. No luck. But then I had no luck on the bait rod either, so it's not really a test.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:39 pm

mite work beter in summer.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby craigo » Thu Jan 01, 2009 2:11 pm

I fished with the eddystone blue & white one over a sand bank and cought bass on them so they do work on a beach .
This was in September I'm not too sure if sand eel are seasonal though!!
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Thu Jan 01, 2009 5:59 pm

bait fishing with them are good at this time of year.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby fenitbob » Tue Jan 06, 2009 4:40 pm

had these cheap eddystone eel type of things when I was out fishing once. one of the guys I was fishing with cut the tail off one of them to stop it spinning cast it with his flyfishing gear and caught a bass. so yeah once you can present it in a believable way it should work
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:08 pm

probably chucks up some seatrout, pollack, coalies and possibly cod or gurnards if you can get them close enough to the bottom.
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby liamdenn » Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:04 pm

Hi guys,
Have tried these and use them all the time as a teaser when plugging. You have to use very small ones or they become a pain to cast. Have a look at http://www.mikeladle.com/tackle/tackle03.html. Mike is a super bass man and although he uses all methods he does all his fly fishing using a rubber eel. My humble opinion is that you may be better off when using the fly rod to stick to a tied sandeel pattern rather than a rubber eel, easier to cast and easier to fish in a lifelike way. There are loads of usefull patterns out there but if anyone is stuck let me know and I will try to help
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Re: rubber sandeels on the fly rod????????

Postby dan » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:34 pm

cheers for that....
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