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Tope Galore ,Area Fishing really well - There are Tope being caught in Numbers in Luce Bay and Wigtown Bay as well as Smoothhounds ,Bullhuss,and Thornback Rays. The Mackerel are still not showing in large shoals but there are enough about to get a few Baits  for the Tope and other species. There are a few Bass about as well as Gurnards ,Small Whiting ,Codling etc and the Boats out from Portlogan and Portpatrick have been getting a few Pollack,Haddock,Spurdog ,Bullhuss etc,  From the Rock marks there has been a good lot of Tope landed as well as Smoothhounds and Thornback Rays,also Flounder ,Plaice ,Dabs and Dogfish. ...more
Sea Fishing is getting better weekly - Sea Fishing is getting better weekly,a few Mackerel and Herring from Portlogan,also some Mackerel in lochryan but still not in large numbers. some of the other Summer species are appearing around our Shores,Smoothhounds,Tope ,Thornback Ray,Plaice,Pollack etc. The Pollack Fishing on the West side of the Peninsula is providing a bit of sport with Fish up to and over the 4lbs size having been landed.Plenty of Dogfish around the Mull of Galloway Marks as well now,and the odd nice Bullhuss.Wigtown Bay Marks have been producing a few Smoothhound,Tope,Bullhuss,Thornback Ray ,Flounder ,Bass,Dogfish etc.Lochryan Sea Angling Association Fished an Interclub match with Peever ...more
Sea Fishing in the South West seems to be a bit Later this Year - Sea Fishing in the South west seems to be a bit later this Year, allthough there are a few species being caught from Boat and Shore.  From the Boat in Luce Bay there has been a few Thornback Ray ,small Bullhuss,Dogfish,Herring and Coalfish and from the Portpatrick and Portlogan  areas there has been a few decent Haddock,Herring,Pollack and Coalfish and lots of small Whiting and Codling as well as the odd Plaice,Dogfish and Bullhuss. From Rock Marks on the West Side of the Peninsula there has been some sport with Pollack being caught on assorted Lures and Sandeel Baits,there has ...more
Recent Trip to the Andaman Islands - After Xmas,I was counting down the Days until we were in the Andaman Islands with Game Fishing Asia for a bit of Giant Trevally  and what ever other toothy critters that would have a go at our Poppers ,Stickbaits,,Jigs or Flies. The Rods that I had picked for this Trip were a Tenryu Popping Extreme,Daiwa GT Popping Special and an Okuma Azores Jigging Rod these were paired up with Shimano Stella and Saragosa reels which were filled with Spiderwire Smooth 100lb Braid and Ultima 80lb Powerbraid  and at the business end leaders of 100lb -200lb Mono were attached. Poppers from ...more
Recent Trip to Xcalak in Mexico,Saltwater Flats Fishing - I recently had a Trip to Xcalak  which is on the most southerly part of Costa Mayo in Mexico on the Carribean Coast. Xcalak is also bordered on the south by Belize and on the other side by the famous Chetumal Bay and the nearest larger town to the North is Mahahual from where I had fished this area a few years ago from a Cruise Ship, this was why I had decided to go again.   I went armed with 8,9 and10 weight Fly Rods and a selection a various Reels and fly Lines. My leader material was mainly ...more
Weather has been awful but Fishing still Good - The Weather has been awful of late ,with strong winds and lots of rain,however the Fishing has been good from boat and shore  when we have had a calm day.   The Yellow Isle at Portpatrick has been throwing up a few Whiting, Dogfish Pollack etc.   The Cheese Rock south of Portpatrick has has odd Codling, Conger, Dogfish, Pollack, Wrasse etc.   Mullhill at Portlogan has had a few Pollack, Dogfish, Coalfish and a few other species .   The Mull of Galloway is still worth a try for a Tope if you can get some fresh Mackerel.   ...more
Still a Few nice Tope being caught from Shore and Boat - Although we have endured some terrible weather throughout the month of August and September  when we have had a  decent day the Boats have had some nice Tope up to and over the 60lbs   Also from Rock Marks there has been a few nice Tope  up to and over the 40lbs as well as some decent sized Pollack from West side of the Peninsula.   Lochryan Sea Angling Association held their 2 Day Angling Festival on the 16th and 17th Sept.   The Matches which were Measure and release were held on Terrally Bay, Ardwell backshore and from Lighthouse ...more
Some nice sized Tope, Spurdogs, Rays,and Common Skate from Area - Small boats and Charter Boats fishing from Portlogan and Portpatrick have been landing some nice sized Tope, Spurdogs and some Common Skate.   Recently there have been that many Spurdogs that they are onto the baits so quick that the Tope and Common Skate haven’t had much of a chance for a hook -up , however there has been a few landed.   From LuceBay there have been quite a few Tope landed as well as Bullhuss, Thornback ray and Smoothhounds.   The size of Tope has been good as well with a lot of them over 40lbs.   From the ...more
Area still Fishing Really Well despite Windy & Wet Weather - The area is still fishing really well despite the wet and windy weather that we have had.   When we get a break with the winds and the charters and small boats can get out there are some cracking fish being landed.   Tope up to 70lbs, Spurdog up to and over 20lbs, Smoothhounds to 15lbs. Codling to 4lbs Haddock to about 3lbs, Mackerel to 2lbs and so many other species of fish being caught that its not worth rambling on about them, you just have to get out and wet a line yourselves.   The Rock and Beach Fishing has also been producing a few ...more
Area still Fishing well but Mackerel are Scarce - The Area is still fishing pretty well but sometimes the Mackerel have been pretty hard to find.   From Portlogan and Portpatrick  there have been some good sized Spurdog as well as Tope up to about the 50lbs size landed.   There has been some good sized Bullhuss,Pollack to around the 9lbs, although most are about the 3lb size,Codling, Haddock and many other species.   Lochryan Sea Angling Association held their 4th Match of the Summer Series in conjunction with Peever S.A and Solway Vikings on Sun 9th July.   There had been quite a lot of rain throughout the week ...more