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cates park
« on: May 16, 2004, 09:54:33 AM »

well im off to put the boat in a cates park and do some crabbing and sole fishing , last sunday was great! all 8 of our crabs where at least 7 " and we threw a few limits worth or redrock back, we also caught 14  nice sized sole, which where very tasty, cooked them up into a sole flourentine with creamsauce and spinach.  will sure be nice to catch some fish after a rather slow day at the cap yesterday
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Re:cates park
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2004, 01:25:12 PM »

Just out of curiosity, does the fact that there is an oil refinery opposite the park have any effect on the crabs ?
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Re:cates park
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2004, 07:09:29 PM »

Sounds like you had a good day.  I often bring our boat around the bellcarra , barnet area and crab. I havn't really done too much fishing from the boat when we go.  If you don't mind, could you share your setup on how to catch the flat fish.  Thanks.
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2004, 08:01:05 AM »

How would you catch them Sole thing's?
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2004, 08:45:56 PM »

Try using a heavier mainline with your weight on the bottom like you do when bottom fishing. The drag the weight with a slow troll. Don't go too fast you want to keep the weight on the bottom. Draging the weight stirs up the bottom which get the Sole and flounders moving around looking for food. You can do the same by casting and reeling just make sure that weight is stirring up the bottom. You may get a few more snags you shouldn't lose too much gear with a heavier mainline, and you will catch more fish.
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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2004, 10:00:23 PM »

That's right they are worms. I chucked back dozens untill a freind from Ont. asked me what I was doing. I told him they had worms. He said "all fish have worms that's why you cook them." I must addmit I was sceptical so I gave him every Sole & Flounder I caught fro the next three years and when I saw they didn't hurt him I started consuming them myself. That was twenty years ago and I haven't had a problem yet.
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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2004, 10:10:49 PM »

Is your friend still alive ? ;D
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Re:cates park
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2004, 08:03:50 AM »

I was out at Cates Park on Saturday crabbing and fishing for the flat fish. The crabbing was great. Got about 1/2 dozen sole, but they were very small, didnít keep any. I was trying for the daddy, but he didnít make an appearance.

I was watching my trap like a hawk, but fortunately no problems. There must have been about 20 traps set out in the area just in front of the beach area.

There were 2 divers having great success with the crabbing, I wonder in Vince was one of them?
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« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2004, 10:50:11 AM »

Not me...I never dive at Cates...it makes your suit stink.
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« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2004, 02:45:19 PM »

Thank goodness Vince. I almost inrtoduced myself as I thought it could be you....... Would have made me look like a dink now...

Norm... There are stax around. you can catch them with your hands just wading in the water close to the side where the bottom becomes sandy.
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Re:cates park
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2004, 05:06:56 PM »

Normfish there are coilers in the water near cates park........coilers=stinky suit ;D
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« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2004, 06:17:26 PM »

Not the coilers again !  :D
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« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2004, 08:02:58 PM »

You're a sicko Normfish !  ;D ;D
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« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2004, 08:35:59 PM »

i think normfish's "stoned"  ;D lol
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« Reply #14 on: May 26, 2004, 11:44:36 AM »

And so dwindles another perfectly good report into the depths  ::):(