Saltwater catches and tackle updates

Spring weather brings in the summer species – Weymouth Charter catches

Dave Palmer (above) landed his first ever ling while drifting a wreck. Dave’s biggest ling of the session and now his personal best stands at 24lb The big ling was caught on 15lb class tackle and the successful bait was two whole ammo calamari squid.

Andy Hayden (above) on his first trip aboard Flamer IV landed a personal best plaice weighing 5lb 12oz while drift fishing. Andy was using 8lb class tackle with a single hook trace that had lots of coloured attractor beads. The successful bait was rag and black lugworm cocktail tipped with a strip of ammo squid.

Mike Jeffery (above) from Hampshire landed a4lb 8oz plaice while also drift fishing. Mike was using 8lb class tackle and the successful bait was ragworm,black lugworm and a strip of ammo squid.

Mathew Hukins (above) landed a fine 15lb spurdog. Mathew was using a Shakespeare 30lb class rod and the successful bait being ammo squid and mackerel cocktail mounted on a pennel rig.

Jenny Foley  (above) landed an 18lb spurdog. Jenny was using 20lb class tackle and the successful bait was ammo squid and mackerel mounted on a pennel rig. The big spur was released alive. Jenny has been coming out on Flamer for the past three years and has a knack of pulling out a big
fish on her trips.

Peter Collins (above) also on his first trip aboard Flamer landed a personal best spurdog weighing 17lb. Peter was using 20lb class tackle with ammo squid and mackerel mounted on a pennel rig. The big spur was released alive.

John Collins (above) caught a personal best undulate ray weighing 14lb. John was using 15lb class tackle and the successful bait ammo squid and mackerel. The ray was again returned alive.

Terry Hickman  (above) landed his personal best blonde ray of 20lb. Terry was using a Shakespeare 20lb class rod and the successful bait was ammo squid and mackerel cocktail mounted on a pennel rig. The ray was returned alive.

Finally on this post Peter Collings  (above) landed his personal best blonde ray weighing 21lb while fishing at anchor aboard. Peter was using 20lb class tackle and the successful bait was ammo squid and mackerel mounted on a pennel rig. The ray was returned alive.

Colin Penny – FLAMER 4 FISHING
47,Ferndale Road,Weymouth,DT4 7QZ
Tel 01305 766961 Mobile 07968972736
web site www.deepsea.co.uk/boats/flamer
web site www.charterboats-uk.co.uk/flameriv

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