A day at the beach.


With a free afternoon I headed to a local beach mark to try for some flatfish. Arriving an hour before high tide I stepped on to what was left of the sand and cast out. I decided to use a looped dropshot rig with pink isome and 10g of weight.

Retrieving the rig slowly through the small breakers it was hard to distinguish a bite from a wave but after about 5 casts I felt a definite bite and I was in to my first fish. Not putting up much a fight I thought I’d lost it half way in but it was just a small flounder, still, it was my first every flounder off the beach.

Then followed a steady flow of fish, each one bigger than the last. 


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This is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now and it’s something I’ll definitely be doing again as soon as I can. Hopefully next time I can take my daughter Chloe, she loves going to the beach and she needs a flounder for her species list.

Thank you very much for reading again. You can follow me on Instagram Kev_goes_fishin and join Hartlepool lure and LRF on Facebook for local marks, catch reports, hints and tips.

Also while you’re here check out the other blogs from some awesome anglers.

Cheers

Kev.

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