Quick Session at Seasalter

I had a few ragworm left from the weekend and decided to pop to Seasalter with one purpose in mind. To catch a bass of any size.

I got there at about 19:30 and it was high tide and setup my spinning rod with a 2 hook flapper with ragworm on it and chucked it out. About 5 minutes later I saw a fish jump with in 10 feet of the shore. So I knew there was at least one about.  As I was only there for a short time I swapped out baits regularly and kept moving location on each cast.

After about 25 minutes I had a knock and then 2 knocks and then it went quiet. Then 5 minutes later it knocked again and again, and the I picked up the rod and struck lightly on the next knock and I was in…

Here is the little fella weighing about 3ozs:

I returned the catch which same away energetically and then carried on for about another hour with out a knock or sighting of another fish and so I packed up and headed home satisfied.

This means I have now hit 10 species for the year

About Chris Ainger

I have been working in IT since 1998 in the Public Housing Sector. I have worked with Citrix since 2003 in the days of Citrix Metaframe XP 1.0 FR2. Since then I have been through the processes of upgrading to Presentation Server 4.0 with a farm of around 150 servers. Since then I have helped create a farm of around 200 servers using XenApp 6.0 on VMware 4.1. This was a great experience which has only increased during the upgrades of the environment for out 2000+ users. All of our clients are the WYSE 10 series using ThinOS which I have helped configure for individual users from a central location making administration very simple. I gained my CCA qualification in XenApp 6.0 in January 2012. I am a big fan of SolarWinds also, which is a great monitoring tool. It is very versatile with a small footprint of resource usage on the targeted devices. I am currently designing the interfaces for the IT department for daily use and also a Service view for the Support Desk Team. I am also a keen fisherman, having restarted again after 20 years. I set myself yearly targets to try to complete which makes this more interesting and belong to several forums of other like-minded folks. I, on occasion, fly fish for trout as a treat once in a while or when the fridge gets empty and also sea fly fish for bass and mullet. My main area is sea fishing from either beach, harbour wall or pier. There are so many species of fish to catch around the UK that you can mix up the locations to try something different.

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