Hi Friends ,
Posting here a small report of my recent trip to Kannur - Kerela
Reached Kannur on Dec25th morning, In the evening tried sabiki rig to catch some bait fish from surf. Was unsuccessful.Next day morning with resort person's help I got some prawns and sardines .Did almost 4 -5 hours of bait fishing, But could not catch anything. In the evening went for sight-seeing and spoke to the driver about some fishing locations. Every time he suggested to fish the vallapattnam river under some bridge.
So I planned to fish the place he suggested. Next morning I was there, It was the river under a big bridge where I tried my luck with lures. I casted rubber shads and diving lures for some 70-80 times from different possible spots on the bank. But the trees from sides were making it difficult and I was losing hope as nothing was working as expected.
Finally I asked the driver if he could take me to any estuary (explained him where river meets sea) if accessible. To be honest I had never been to any estuary in my life and I had my own assumptions that those places are really dangerous.
I was surprised when he said such place was near to his house. In another 30 minutes we were there.
The place was not only a treat to eyes but lots of action and safe enough for spinning. I landed one Mangrove jack and one small Grouper on rubber shad within one hour of spinning. My day was made and I really felt elevated with the catches.
I am thankful to all the members from forum for their honest advises and encouragements.
Attaching the pictures.Hope you like it.