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View Poll Results: Any avid anglers on tbhp ?
Yes. One of my favourite sports/hobbies/pastimes. 12 26.67%
No. Yucks. I would rather work on my car/bike. 4 8.89%
Well, never done it. But would like to try it one day. 29 64.44%
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Old 21st September 2012, 16:30   #46
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Default re: The Team-BHP fishing / anglers thread. Any avid anglers out here?

@SB - that was a great way to spend a holiday. The koodu has become synthetic now. I remember them as being made of Coconut palm leaves and they used to have sticks inside in the reverse direction to prevent fish from escaping back.

Actually I am looking for like minded guys around here in Palakkad for forming some club (some sort of nature club) - but all the middle aged guys here are well...typical middle aged-make money-eat-sleep kind of people. As such people give me weird look when I walk off alone into forests or such places. Am sure they will pelt stones at me if I go around with a fishing rod!!
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Old 22nd May 2013, 14:32   #47
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Reviving this thread

I am an active angler and go fishing every week. Earlier it was once in a week, but recently it is twice a week. I primarily do shore fishing from breakwaters and occasionally do fishing from boat. Earlier I used to fish using bait, now it is mainly using lures targeting predatory species. I am planning to carry my tackle when I am visiting Kerala in August.

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This was during my last vacation in Kerala.
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My first King Mackerel (Neimeen/Aikoora)
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A group picture with my fishing buddies
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Old 4th March 2020, 13:27   #48
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Default Fishing enthusiasts in Bangalore

Starting this thread to see if there are Bangalore based fishing enthusiasts BHPians

I am from Kerala and is used to old way of fishing using rod and line and yet to graduate to new age reel and imported rods, catch and release etc. Due to lack of awareness fishing spots and various other reasons, I am yet to try my fishing in Bangalore. I tried fishing forums, but found them not active in Bangalore area. If this thread helps in bringing likeminded people together and there are veterans to guide, hope we can plan wonderful fishing trips together

Eagerly waiting to hear from others
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Old 13th June 2020, 12:17   #49
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I am from Kerala and is used to old way of fishing using rod and line and yet to graduate to new age reel and imported rods, catch and release etc.
I have a question on Decathlon Fishing rods - I want to gift one to my uncle who is now starting to fish but am not able to figure if these are good. Does anyone have any experience with them or other entry level rods?
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I have a question on Decathlon Fishing rods - I want to gift one to my uncle who is now starting to fish but am not able to figure if these are good. Does anyone have any experience with them or other entry level rods?
I may not be the best guy to comment since my experience is mostly with traditional home made rods. Neither I have seen too many fishing enthusiasts in BHP to advice and the thread is been not very active.
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I have a question on Decathlon Fishing rods - I want to gift one to my uncle who is now starting to fish but am not able to figure if these are good. Does anyone have any experience with them or other entry level rods?
Which one are you planning to buy ? Please post a pic or link.
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Old 30th June 2020, 21:34   #52
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Which one are you planning to buy ? Please post a pic or link.
Thanks! I Was looking at this one https://www.decathlon.in/p/8401141/f...-fishing-combo
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This looks like the ones with reel & used for casting/throwing, which enables to cast the line further away increasing the possibility of better reach & catch.
But it does require knowing how to throw / cast the line. If he knows how, then obviously a good option. Else, tutorials available online.

Also Shimano is considered a good brand in reels. But Decathlon usually has only their own brand as in this one - I personally don't know how good or bad it is. Googling might help there.

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