I lost my head

All that remains from a fishing trip to Cobh.

I discovered this fish’s head while walking about on the pier in Cobh during the month of August last year. At that time of year the mackerel
chase the sprat into Cork Harbour and provide a bountiful catch for local fishermen. Many years ago I remember casting into the waters off Church Bay and reeling in at least 4 fish, the feeding frenzy was so great!

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  1. Reply
    Flickr: Traces in the Sand February 16, 2007

    Traces in the Sand has posted a comment:

    great catch!! 😉

    I lost my head

  2. Reply
    Flickr: xeer February 16, 2007

    xeer has posted a comment:

    Thanks, no pun intended? 😉

    I lost my head

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    nightskyspy April 7, 2007

    🙂 your post reminds me of the times when I used to fish with my friends in Cobh at night. Once they caught a shark. Another time my friend jumped into the water to “persuade” the fish to give up the fight. These were crazy times.

  4. Reply
    kaki joran January 18, 2008

    woww..! is that a shark’s works!

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