Just done 2 long sessions down at holiwell weds evening and night and thurs evening. Weds very wet no wind but wet!!! Still plenty of weed about and the crabs seem to be very active again, 4 of us fished with very little action all evening until 11.30 Andy had a cracking bite fish took off down tide and after a good tussle managed to get the fish just beyond the weed. Only problem was there was a good 10 ft of weed to get over, the fish dived Andy couldnt stop it and as soon as he put on a bit of pressure the hook pulled. Then amazingly a couple of seconds later the ray surfaced, poked its nose out of the water in front of us and as if to say you missed me then it proceeded to swim across the surface for about 10 yards back out into the darkness. At least we saw the fish, size wise it must have gone close to double figures comparing it to what we caught the previous week. Made andy feel a bit better at least we all got to see it, it would have gone back anyway. Nothing else to report for weds. Thursday evening l looked perfect flat calm, no rain but baits were not lasting more than 10 -15 mins must have been crab central out there. Had one doggy about 1lb 1/4, Andy had one decent edible crab but nothing else. Me thinks the rays may finally be moving out of the river now unless the bait just isn't there long enough for them to find it.? (crabs). Still had 4 rays in 4 trips biggest were 9lb 12oz and 9lb 3oz so cant complain. Tight Lines!!