[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 494: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 113: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 5336: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3925)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 5336: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3925)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 5336: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3925)
Hello every one! Coming over soon...cant wait! (GOA) - INDIANANGLER ->

INDIANANGLER

India fishing forum for all the information you require on angling, equipment, locations and trip reports.
It is currently Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:52 pm

All times are UTC+05:30


Forum rules





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 20 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 3:48 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:00 pm
Posts: 14
Hi every one!

Have been reading this forum for a while now, thought it would be only fair to say hello, as seeing i have learnt allot already from it all.

Being an uber keen fisherman from holland, i grew up in Oman. Being a very keen lurefisherman, i used to catch allot of pike/zander/perch in holland before moving to Oman at the age of 14.

A local dude, called Faisal, took me under his wing. Teaching me every thing from spearfishing to blue water hunting. Spending every day after shool and at the weekend fishing. Trusting me to treat all of his fishing gear and boat as my own.

Over the years i spend there, I gathered a vast knowlage of this wonderfull ocean. Hunting tuna with live bait, spinning for huge GT's and free diving for record groupers. Teachign people as i go allong, and taking tourists out fishing for free, as some times i was out allone and wanted to give people the same experiance i had!

Some memorable times have come from going allong the beach and just shouting... 'any body want to come fishing with me?' always getting some suprised looks from the sunbathers i had woken up, but always tempting and angler or 2.

We caught some serious fish over the years. My personal best (elclosed pic)

Yellow fin Tuna (54kg) Oman 1998

I took a few friends out to the reefs some 10 miles off shore, where we trolled large baits between schools of dolphins and tuna's in a feeding frenzy. Already having landed 3 smaller (20kg) fish, i was reeling in my lure, so it wouldn't get tangled with the other fish that had been hooked, it then smashed the bait right next to the boat. It was like a huge black submarine just shot out of the deep blue water and then tore 100's of meters of line of my reel.

It took over 2 1/2 hours to land. I held on every second of the way.

Not being strong enough to lift the fish, we needed 3 of us to pull on the rope for this pic, even then we still couldn't get it of the ground...


The when i was 18 i was sent to boarding school, this ovbiously being the biggest shock of my live, having to go to the UK...cold wet and grey. BUT most importently NO fish...or not the extreeme conditions i was used to.

Speding every second of the day dreaming of heading back to this wonderfull ocean.

I have now been giving the chance by a great guy to head back, this time to the opposite side of the ocean, GOA.

****** Edited - rules do not allow any form of charter boat advertising *******


Hope you enjoyed reading this as much as i enjoyed writing it.

Michael de Min



Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:43 pm 
Offline
Enlightened
User avatar

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 12:30 pm
Posts: 86
Hi Michael,
Welcome to the Forum.

Like most of us you seem to have started fishing at the early age of 14, Interestingly youve caught a 54 kg yellow fin Tuna; a dream fish (size) to most of us and whats most interesting is you describe a 20 kg fish SMALL :roll:

Looking forward to read a little more of your fishing experience... I am sure u like to share it with us.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 5:28 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:55 pm
Posts: 2142
Hi there!

Welcome to the madness. I see you are well and truly hooked. Hope to catch up with you in Goa sometime.

And 20kg small fish!!! that means I have been catching minnows all my life. hahahahaahah But as they all say - size does not matter.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:08 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:00 pm
Posts: 14
Thank you for your kind words.

I have enough stories to fill a couple of books, but where to start?

Here is a larger version of the fish, and some more....

I'll post some more info on my adventure in the tacke and tactics section

Mike














Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:22 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:51 pm
Posts: 758
Its been a long time since we got to read such an introduction. Welcome to the forum.

Thanks for sharing the pictures.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:41 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jan 23, 2008 12:15 pm
Posts: 234


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:48 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:20 pm
Posts: 768


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:27 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:00 pm
Posts: 270


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:44 am 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:32 am
Posts: 687


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:47 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:26 pm
Posts: 497


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 6:17 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:00 pm
Posts: 14


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 5:39 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:21 pm
Posts: 1093


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 1:34 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:29 pm
Posts: 438


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 3:21 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:02 pm
Posts: 351


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:53 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 16, 2007 7:51 pm
Posts: 410
Welcome to IA Michael!
Regards,
Yaj.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:48 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:01 am
Posts: 698
Hi Michael,

welcome to IA.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 12:58 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Mon Feb 05, 2007 9:31 pm
Posts: 378


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:52 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Sun Jul 09, 2006 10:08 am
Posts: 2102
Welcome to IA

Cheers,
Apoo


Top
   
 Post subject: hi
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:13 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2008 11:33 am
Posts: 126


Top
   
 Post subject: Welcome
PostPosted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 2:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Oct 19, 2008 3:37 am
Posts: 28
Welcome to the forum, im living in North Goa and seeing we share the same passion for fishing anytime you want to go fishing around north goa give me the shout. Ill come!!

Enjoy your stay here, im loving it!!


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 20 posts ] 

All times are UTC+05:30


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited