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the strangest thing today

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:24 pm
by Bjp
I cant explain it I just can't, but it happened :surrender:

Today I went to the local pond have not fished for two months but managed to find some time any had a nice tench a pristine mirror and even a little perch all on cheese the roach came later with a switch to corn but no cru's at all anyway I will get to the point.

Around lunchtime I cast in as I had done dozens of times that day because of the tiddlers but my float lay flat, i reeled in and noticed it was just sliding up the line , the top locking shot has come off I thought , ok fine, but when I got the rig to hand the strangest thing I ever saw was the top shot had not come off, the float which was still attached through the ring was sitting above both shots.

What the hell ok so the top shot has come off and one of the bulk has slipped up the line, but it hadn't because when I set the rig up I did it with 3 bb bulk with a no4 on top and that was still in place and the two shots up the line were both bb's.

Now I know i'm going mad if a shot has come off then this float wont sit properly in the water so off came the top bb slid the float in place locked the shot back on cast in and yes perfect, I even added another bb knowing it should sink the float and it did.

The only answer I can find is that between the two casts someone has taken a shot off and put it under the float and as no one had been near me since the bailiff an hour or so before so, the someone had to be me , but I would swear to my dying day that I did not, I had no reason to change anything I had plummed up several times early on and had it spot on as far as I was concerned.

All I did I swear is reel in re-bait and cast out.

I am at a total loss to explain this and I am still shocked and stunned about the incident I cant stop thinking about it.


reg

bjp :Hat: :surrender:

Re: the strangest thing today

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:33 pm
by PershoreHarrier
When things like that happened - my old boss would advise - take a little more water with it next time.

Re: the strangest thing today

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:22 pm
by Dave Burr
Aliens! It's a trick they like to play.

Re: the strangest thing today

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:22 pm
by Black Prince
Wierd. :tumbleweed: mike

Re: the strangest thing today

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:28 pm
by Match Aerial
Time travel thats it

Re: the strangest thing today

Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:54 pm
by Catfish.017
Have a good look at the ring, you may find it has split allowing the float to 'jump' the shot. I have a vague recollection of this happening to me in the past.