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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
Some fantastic Fishing around the Area at the moment - There is some fantastic Fishing to be had at the moment around the Area. There are are lots of Tope,Spurdogs,Bullhuss and the occasional Common Skate being landed as well as many other species Pollack,Haddock,Thornback Rays,Gurnards,Codling etc. From Rockmarks around The Mull Of Galloway there have been some nice Pollack up to 7lbs that have been caught  ,best method is Spinning Jellies or Frozen Sandeel. The Rock Marks around Portpatrick such as  “The Cheese Rock”,” Yellow Isle “,Tandoo Point”, “Morroch Point ” and Marks along the Killantringan area are all producing a few Fish  Dabs,Smoothhound ,Dogfish,Bullhuss,Codling,Gurnards etc. The Railway Pier in ...more
The Area is Fishing really well at the moment - The Area is Fishing really well at the moment.We had a Fortnight of Strong Winds and heavy rain which caused a lot of disruption for the small Boats,Charter Boats and the Shore Anglers but lately we had some cracking weather again, and both small Boats and Charter Boats have been getting tremendous Fishing with lots of Anglers busting their PB,s and some catching their First new Species. During the Bad weather Lochryan Sea Angling Association held their 3rd Match of the Summer Series, this was meant to be on Monrieth Beach but had to be switched to Terrally bay because ...more
The Area around the Rhins Peninsula is Fishing well at the moment - The small Boats when they can get out are getting plenty of Tope, Smoothhounds and Thornback Rays as well as a few Bullhuss and many other species such as Gurnards, Herring, Mackerel, Whiting etc. in Luce Bay.   From Portlogan and Portpatrick there has been a lot of Bullhuss, Spurdog, Codling, Haddock, Pollack and even a few Common skate and many other species landed.   The Charter Boats from Portpatrick, “Predator ii” and “Lucky Dip” are both worth a trip out on as both boats are reporting good sport.   From Drummore and Portlogan “OnYer Marks ”  and “Go West” ...more