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Gracie cobbler

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Location etiquette
« on: October 31, 2015, 11:52:12 PM »
Hi all,

Being new to the hobby I was wondering if their are unwritten rules or written regarding asking for locations, naming locations etc?
I was an avid fisherman for years and giving away marks to some is a major nono. I usually only shared hard earned marks with close friends.
Once I caught a tope from the shore, at a well known tope mark and had someone from the north give me into trouble for giving away his marks as I posted a photo lol, the mark I caught it at isnlocal to me and a regular haunt of mine, just to make to context even more bizarre lol

If you guys could offer advice I would appreciate it

Regards
Cobbler

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Re: Location etiquette
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2015, 08:12:25 AM »
Don't worry Gracie, the only topes you will find are Buckfast topes

You will learn as you go along and the mods will keep you right
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Re: Location etiquette
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2015, 01:10:23 PM »
Hi Cobbler, I think the general rule is that permission locations are not given out as you don't want unscrupulous hawkers onto the fields.

Gracie cobbler

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Re: Location etiquette
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2015, 08:47:13 PM »
Aye, I dont think my friends would appreciate me inviting night hawkers onto their land