Stoneloach

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Stoneloach

Post by Dave O Donovan » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 pm

https://www.fisheriesireland.ie/fish-sp ... loach.html

I'm delighted to announce yours truly is the first person on this fair island to hand catch a stoneloach from a kayak!
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Stoneloach
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Re: Stoneloach

Post by TimOH » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:56 pm

Kids fishing net?
Safety:
Gloves, boots, hat, Drysuit
Solas Tape, 100L flotation in hull
Paddle leashed, spare, tow rope
PFD, knife, whistle, VHF, PLB, phone
First Aid Kit, GPS, compass
Water, Food, Check Forecast Tide.
Text wife when launching/landing

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Re: Stoneloach

Post by Dave O Donovan » Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:01 pm

TimOH wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:56 pm
Kids fishing net?
My dear Timothy, hand caught.
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Re: Stoneloach

Post by Graham Smith » Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:11 pm

Fish of the year right there.

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Re: Stoneloach

Post by pat gill » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:09 pm

Graham Smith wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:11 pm
Fish of the year right there.
we cant be that desperate :(
SAFETY ITEMS ; P F D , TYPHOON DRYSUIT , PALM BOOTIES, SEALSKIN SOCKS AND GLOVES, THREE LAYERS THERMALS, HAT AND BUFF.
V H F FLOATING RADIO , WATERPROOF PHONE, WHISTLE , FLARES , STROBE LIGHT , SAFETY KNIFE,
PADDLE LEASH, PLB, CHECK TIDES AND WEATHER

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Re: Stoneloach

Post by Graham Smith » Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:07 am

pat gill wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:09 pm
Graham Smith wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:11 pm
Fish of the year right there.
we cant be that desperate :(
I'd say there was about 70 of them in Dennis's ferrox lol.

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Re: Stoneloach

Post by Brian McCall » Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:37 am

Dave ODonovan wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 pm
https://www.fisheriesireland.ie/fish-sp ... loach.html

I'm delighted to announce yours truly is the first person on this fair island to hand catch a stoneloach from a kayak!

20190422_111120.jpg
I'd that's the biggest thing you've ever had in your hand
My safety- Drysuit,Pfd,underlayers,paddle leash,safety knife attached to pfd,compass, whistle,floating vhf also attached to my pfd,mobile phone in sealed bag,reflective strips on kayak,I have an app called isa safetrx,water and bar in my pfd pocket.

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Re: Stoneloach

Post by Barry Christy » Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:30 pm

use to catch them as a kid in a stream in castleblaney. :)
Stress is caused by lack of fishing.

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Re: Stoneloach

Post by Graham Smith » Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:00 pm

Lough sheelin is full of them.

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Re: Stoneloach

Post by Denis O Donovan » Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:45 am

No species card....doesn't count :-)
Instead of improving, it's better it's getting.......

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