A Few Mackerel being caught from Lochryan and Mull of Galloway

There are a few Mackerel being landed from Lochryan and from The Mull of Galloway over the Past week or two.

From the small boats out from Portlogan there have been a few keepable Codling and Haddock also some Pollack.The Predator ii from Portpatrick has had their first Common Skate of the Season and Lucky Dip has had some small Spurdog and some Bullhuss so things are improving gradually.

Lochryan Sea Angling Association held their first Match of the Summer Series on Sun  30th April.

This was a Roving Match with Open Boundaries,so some of the lads opted for Marks just north of Portpatrick, some fished Lochryan and some went to the West Side of The Mull of Galloway while others went further away to marks around Wigtown Bay and Kirkcudbright.

The Species caught included:  Dab, Flounder, Plaice, Codling, Coalfish, Thornback Ray, Pollack, Dogfish and Common Eel.

Results of Match Heaviest Bag
1st Mark Dewar 13lb4oz
2nd  Colin Rothwell 4lb 151/2oz
3rd Eric Mc Lean 3lb 3oz

Heaviest Fish
1st  Mark Dewar 11lb 5oz Thornback Ray
2nd Allan Mc Lelland 1lb 13oz
3rd Andy Smith 1lb 121/2oz

The Thornback Ray and Common Eels were returned alive after being Photographed on an official measure

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