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flattie

NZ informal a flounder or other flatfish
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You couldn't imagine Del Boy Trotter without his smart flattie but the kids who wear them back to front don't seem to have quite grasped flat cap technology.
On the other hand, live finger mullet or mud minnows are both impossible for a flattie to turn down.
42-3 - Gary Ballance helps to see off Johnson's first spell, only to then go - a third caught-behind - to new bowler Mitch Marsh's first ball after drinks, one that bounces significantly on him and therefore contradicts this pitch's reputation as an all-time flattie.
The winner of the Cono-Flex Flattie Fanatic Rod was George Patterson with a flounder of 680 gms.
His flounder, at 8oz, was the biggest flattie of the match.
Curtis Thomson clinched the junior title for the second year running with 2.31kgs, including the heaviest flattie - a flounder of 840gms - and Florence Berry topped the ladies' section with 610gms.
Alan Booth's was the heaviest at 360gm, runner-up Tony Hart caught one weighing 300gm and Paul Yates' 100gm flattie took third prize.
The fat flattie fell for a lugworm bait cast on a rising tide on a two-hook trace from Prestwick sea wall with a flat weight to drag along the sea bed.
From top: flower-fabric court, pounds 105, Miss Sixty; blue court, pounds 80, Bertie; white rainbow, pounds 54.99, Office; peep-toe wedge, pounds 60, Faith; stripe court, pounds 54.99, River Island; pink flattie with flower, pounds 60, Faith; butterfly- detail court, pounds 64.99, Shellys
Whereas the doormats of fall are still a ways away, there's not much better eating than a whole 14 inch flattie.
A Conoflex Flattie Beach Quiver to be won in each zone on the final match, Anglers must fish at least four matches to qualify.
First prize is a Cono-Flex Flattie Beach Quiver and second prize is PS50 cash in each zone on each day.