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Weed causes a problem for trolling in Cork Harbour

April 30th, 2012 | by

Got out after work on Friday to do a bit of training, and the plan was to paddle around Spike island and on down towards Roche’s Point on the west side of the harbour.
I trolled an eddy stone eel as I went…why not??
Straight away the weed was an issue and to make matters worse when I got around the island a small craft warning came out via the VHF.
It got a bit lumpy and I headed for the west side of the harbour again and paddled along but the weed was a big problem,so I decided to backtrack and head to a well know point in the harbour to troll around for a while, but alas, no hits on the eel.
Its a slow start this season!
That’s fishing, and the summer is coming!

Images of the Lee on April 28th


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