Employ fishermen's tricks

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From: Going fishing


Drape a tarpaulin over you to mask your silhouette. Use white worms for bait, not pink. Employ a heavier lead, to resist the whimsical currents that ring the island.

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Challenge information

Narrow, Subtle 2

  • 0 - tough (40%)
  • 1 - very chancy (50%)
  • 2 - chancy (60%)
  • 3 - modest (70%)
  • 4 - very modest (80%)
  • 5 - low-risk (90%)
  • 6 and above - straightforward (100%)

Success

Cold black graves

Wrecks are good places to fish, you've heard. The shoals around Mutton Island are littered with them. Your line sinks past a tilted mast, past black and staring portholes, past ruptured timbers clad in a limpet-coat.

Redirects to: Going fishing


Failure

Misled

It's hard to know zenze from zuperzti - argh! sense from superstition - with zailors. Rubbing salt into your hands, for example? Does it actually help, as they swear? It certainly hasn't improved your grip.