John Hole from Sussex landed his personal best Spurdog which weighed in at 18Ib. John caught the big spur while anchored on a bank aboard Flamer IV. John was using a Shakespeare up-tide rod with a pennel rig of Sakuma 6/0 and 4/0 hooks baited with a cocktail of Ammo squid and Mackerel.
He also had a right old struggle trying to land a 25Ib Blonde Ray. Both fish were returned alive.
Dave Metcalf (above) from Dorset also landed a personal best Spurdog which weighed 17Ib.Dave caught the big Spur whilst also fishing at anchor. Dave was using an up-tide rod and the successful bait was a cocktail of Ammo squid and mackerel mounted on a pennel rig. The Spurdog was returned alive.
Clive Morgan from Poole caught a 21Ib Blonde Ray while drifting a bank. Clive was using 20Ib class tackle with a flowing trace baited with a strip of Ammo mackerel. The male ray was returned alive.
Ashley Furguson (above) from Hampshire on his first ever trip aboard Flamer IV landed a 7lb Turbot on the first drift of the day. Ashley was using a Shakespeare 30lb class Ugly Stick rod and a Penn 4/0 reel with a flowing trace baited with a strip of Ammo mackerel.
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