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First bass on fly

Postby enoonan001 » Sat May 09, 2015 9:34 am

Location: East Cork
Tackle: SKB Sea Fury #8 and floating line.
Fly: Chartreuse Crazy Charlie
Tide: High water @09:30

First time out with new rod and gear. Got some great advice from Rockhunter on a mark.
Got there about 7am and gave it a go. Not had much success with Bass in the past on the fly but that changed today.
A few casts in and I caught and landed my first SWFF Bass. The fish gave a great scrap but was released quickly after a quick photo.

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby chuckaroo » Sat May 09, 2015 10:16 am

Very very very nice. 8)
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Re: First bass on fly

Postby cod chaser » Sat May 09, 2015 1:33 pm

Great photo


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Re: First bass on fly

Postby Kgarr » Sun May 10, 2015 6:35 pm

Nice job Eoin, that's pretty special, well done

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby JimH » Sun May 10, 2015 7:44 pm

The first of many...well done.

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby shortcircuit » Sun May 10, 2015 7:53 pm

Fair play, I never had one on the fly

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby enoonan001 » Sun May 10, 2015 7:55 pm

Thanks all. Bug has def. bitten. Must tie up a few flies and hopefully get out again soon. Cant wait for the Bass and Mullet to start moving into the Estuary here.
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Re: First bass on fly

Postby SeanA101080 » Sun May 10, 2015 9:27 pm

Nice result Eoin, first of many

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby seanie35 » Sun May 10, 2015 9:33 pm

Well done eoin
Species....good film.....I'll get my coat

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby MC » Mon May 11, 2015 9:52 pm

well done lad

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby sailnfish » Tue May 12, 2015 1:17 pm

Great stuff, well done :)
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Re: First bass on fly

Postby ste c » Tue May 12, 2015 11:33 pm

Not easy that well done

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby lucky13 » Wed May 13, 2015 11:19 am

Savage lad! Well done eoin man... 8)

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Re: First bass on fly

Postby salar » Wed May 13, 2015 6:51 pm

Brilliant. If you have got the bug - the first of many.

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