16/08/2021 - North Dublin



Actually got out to this spot to try feathering for mackerel at the crack of dawn but fishing for 2 hours produced nothing! So I threw on a plug and started plugging. First signs of activity was what looked like a pollock jumping out of the water at my feet as I lifted the lure out of the water, quickly cast back out in the same direction and just as it passed over the same spot I got a take, I had the fish almost in but it gave one last head shake and it was gone. At least I knew there were some fish about, so I kept at it but another hour passes and I'm thinking of heading off and calling it a blank, but I gave it a few more casts for good luck and what would you know on my last cast I got the bass! After checking he was legal size, I dispatched the fish and gutted it, in the process he spat up a few sprats and it was interesting to see how similar my lure looked to what he was eating!



Details

Date16/08/2021
LocationNorth Dublin
Times05:00-08:30
Result1 Bass
Total Hrs3.5
Tide/TimeHW 06:00
Lures/BaitFeathers and Shamrock Bass Attack Shallow Feed 128mm Blue Lazer
Page Views69

Weather Conditions

Wind Air Temp Water Temp Conditions
W 34km/h14°C15°CRough weather, cold, windy, bit of chop
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