sapidus megalopae only being present in the water column during nocturnal, flooding tides
(Welch & Forward 2001).
The lifeboat caught up with the boats at Saltney Ferry Bridge and due to a very high flooding tide
had to tow both boats to Chester where they were moored.
Fishing at St Peter's Basin on a flooding tide
, the youngsters were soon into fish, taking 20 codling, all around the 1lb mark.
However, as Marvin explained, whereas many flounder fishermen prefer a falling tide, the middle of the flooding tide
can be productive, as well.
The boys were playing on the sandbank off Flint Point and in danger of being caught out by a flooding tide