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2008-07-17 00:00:20

The River Tamar's reputation for big conger in the shore category has been further enhanced by the capture of a 43lb eel by Roving Rods member Rob Yorke. The bait was a fillet of mullet saved from a fish he weighed in the second round of the Plymouth Shore League. To fish the river's marks you need a neap tide and the dark hours at the likes of Devil's Point, Eastern Kings, Mutton Cove or the river beach right under the Tamar Bridges. On the Cornish side, Wilcove on the outskirts of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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