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Mullet Fishing 2018: Activities & Objectives

 
 

Activities and Objectives

  • Re-check accuracy of digital scales
  • - 100% accurate at 2.5 / 5.0 / 7.5 / 10.0lb,
       last rechecked 17/10/18  
  • Identify additional locations to fish
  • - Ongoing
  • Visit new locations during spring 2018
  • - Started 13/03/18
  • Identify earliest fishing opportunities
  • - Started, early April
  • Catch mullet earlier in the year than in 2017
  • - Not done; first mullet was on 15/04/18
  • Catch mullet at some more new river locations
  • - Done, 24/05/18, 29/10/18
  • Catch mullet at some coastal venues
  • - Done, first on 22/05/18
  • Revisit some neglected venues
  • - Done, 24/05/18, 26/05/18, 17/10/18, 29/10/18
  • Catch more mullet than in 2017
  • - Not done, by a deficit of 9
  • Catch a 4lb+ mullet on the 1st, 27th or 28th day of any month
  • - Done, 27/07/18
  • Catch another 6lb+ mullet
  • - Done, 6/01, 02/11/18
  • Improve upon previous 'top 5' and 'top 10' total weights
  • - Not done, by a deficit of 1lb (vs. 2017 top 5) and
       11oz (vs. 2017 top 10)
  • Catch a thin-lipped mullet
  • - Done, 07/07/18
  • Actively target golden-grey mullet in 2018
  • - Not done, but fished a couple of circumstances favourable for
       golden-greys
  • Improve upon previous average weight per fish
  • - Not done; increasing number of smaller fish present, again
  • Improve upon previous ratio of fish per trip
  • - Done
  • Improve upon previous ratio of fish landed
  • - Done
  • Safely release 100% of mullet hooked
  • - Sadly, not done; one fish did not survive being caught
     
       

    Worst possible 'fail' scenarios:

     
     
  • Hooking one of those really stupid big white ducks...
  • Having to be rescued from the mud
  • Barbed fish hook in the 'nads
  • Drowned in the process
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    Last updated 27.02.19