As a general guide most anglers use a 30lb rod coupled
to a multiplier reel such as a Mitchel, Penn, Shimano,
Daiwa, etc. Loaded with a 30lb line. The
terminal tackle usually consists of a zipp weight
runner, swivel, snood (100lb mono) and either single
or pennel 4/0 or 6/0 hook. Skippers preference -
viking mustad 79515 br. hook. Depending on the
strength of the tide and anglers experience 12 - 18lb
outfits can be used.
This method of fishing is our speciality, producing
far better results. Typically a 7' to 9' uptide
rod coupled to a Daiwa SL20 SH or Abu 7000 or similar
is needed. Terminal tackle as above.
Uptide casting is a technique perfected over many
Do you provide tuition?
Yes, we offer every assistance from tackling up,
bait preparation, tuition and netting fish.
happens to the catch?
The catch is yours but bear in mind that Scooby
Doo Too is a sport fishing operation. We
discourage large scale fish kills. Where
practical we adopt a catch and release approach.
It is illegal for us to sell fish we have captured.
Undersized fish are automatically returned to the
sea. You will not offend me if you wish to
return all your catch alive. Just take
what you want for your own consumption.
hot drinks provided?
Can't imagine fishing without a mug of tea.
We brew up throughout the day. No plastic or tin
mugs here! We do have an oven in which we can
heat pies, pasties, curries, etc.
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