Posts Tagged fishing

A 1-day fishing licence.

I went to Capitola again on Saturday, this time determined to actually do a little fishing instead of just paddling around.  I bought some new line (17-lb test) to replace the line which had rotted away (probably only 8 or 10-lb test, anyway).  I also bought some pre-packaged “surf leaders” to use instead of rolling my own.  Back in Florida, I would’ve just used about a 1-ft leader with a weight above the swivel.  These rigs had a swivel, about a foot to a foot and a half of line, and then a carabiner like snap on the end (they probably have a name, but I certainly don’t know it).  There were also two loops evenly spaced from swivel to end, but their function eluded me…  I put my  1-oz weight above the swivel and attached a hook at the bottom. Read the rest of this entry »

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I got crabs.

So, after pointing me to this link a couple of days ago, Diana and I (along with our friend Autumn and one of her co-workers) decided to give crabbing a shot. We borrowed some crab nets from her uncle and had some fun in a fisherman’s warehouse (bait-cages, new ropes, fancy harnesses that we ended up not bothering with…). Read the rest of this entry »

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