Last stop in my Dorset smackdown was Kimmeridge Bay – a mark with almost cult status – especially for Bass. But I had LRF wrasse on my mind…Read more
Ballan Wrasse are one of my favourite species of fish to target on the lure. The Ballan Wrasse is a real thug and bigger specimens will test your tackle and skill to the limit. They come in a huge array of beautiful colours – from brown to red, to green, to gold. Most often found around rock and weed, they can however turn up almost anywhere there is some structure for them to inhabit. Because of their environment we most often use weedless techniques to target Ballan Wrasse, limiting the odds of us getting snagged in their surroundings.
I seem to have had a run of wrasse lately, however this one came off a shingle beach within 4m of the high tide mark. Makes you think
Male Ballan Wrasse. Picture features my new Osamu’s Factory Little Fish Holder LRF fish grip
A beautiful golden colour Ballan Wrasse caught on an Ima Trilobite fished dropshot