Minquiers

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Minquiers,

Great Britain: see Channel IslandsChannel Islands,
archipelago (2005 est. pop. 156,000), 75 sq mi (194 sq km), 10 mi (16 km) off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel. The main islands are Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark, and there are several smaller islands, including Herm, Jethou, and
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Those die-hard anglers who have braved the weather lately have taken fish either on lures such as Cat's Whiskers and Minkies fished slowly on a sinking line or Bloodworms fished static under an indicator.
Many more good fish up to 7lb were landed with Beamish Killer, Minkies and various Fritz taking trout.
Top patterns include: Cruncher, black nymph, Bloodworm, Damsel, Black Zonkers, Minkies, Blobs.
The high bank and sand bank have been the best areas with Damsel Nymph, PT Nymph, Diawl Bach, black or Olive Buzzer, white Lures and Minkies the top patterns.
Dawson's Olive, Black Fritz, Cats Whisker, Minkies, Zonkers and Olive-based lures should be the pick of the lures.
Although it was quite blustery at times at Sharpley Springs, the calmer moments produced good sport with anglers taking trout on the usual lures such as Zonkers, Nomads and Minkies.
In general black and green lures, Cat's Whiskers and Minkies have all been successful, with buzzer and bloodworm patterns also taking fish.
Black Beetles, Normads and Minkies have all fished well.
Lures with long tails have done well too with Zonkers, Minkies, Cats Whisker and the dependable Dawson's Olive all successful.
Top patterns are Bloodworm, Corixa, Cats Whisker, GRHE, Gold Head Damsel, black or olive Buzzer and White Minkies.