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Old 15 September 2015, 15:47   #11
Country: UK - England
Town: Gillingham Dorset
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Shall bear his stupidity in mind, am a regular there.

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Old 15 September 2015, 15:55   #12
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Originally Posted by boristhebold View Post
The only marker he uses is his bold head.
Think of him as a Bold Buoy....

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Old 15 September 2015, 16:10   #13
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Originally Posted by Tim in Yorkshire View Post
Does he use any form of Surface Marker Buoy (SMB)? - When I'm spear fishing..
I gave up on mine. I reckoned that the SMB was more likely to kill me than a boat. The last thing that you need when swimming up a rocky gully on only a lung full, is a trail of string going to the surface. Trying to de-spear and bag a 3lb bass is tricky enough without those things in the way.

I keep tight to the rocks and have a good look If I hear the fizz of a prop in the vicinity.

Bollox to snorkeling anywhere near heavily trafficked boating areas.
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Old 19 September 2015, 08:23   #14
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Next time you see him see if you can quietly glue an AIS beacon onto his head, that way at least he'll appear on the plotter as you approach.

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