night game

Night Game Poole Quay

Pollack on Flail

A 90 minute Night Game session at Poole Quay resulted in some good fun with the local Pollack population. All fish were caught in the top third of the water column. A couple of big Smelt even managed to inhale the size 8.

Best of all, and what really gave me payback for braving the drizzle was witnessing ragworm spawning on the surface. I’ve only ever seen this once before and never as clearly as this. Couldn’t understand why they weren’t getting smashed by the Pollack.

Horse Mackerel at Weymouth

Horse Mackerel in Weymouth
Horse Mackerel on Knight Worm
Great little session with Chris Wheeler in Weymouth on Saturday night. Wind dropped away to nothing for a couple of hours around midnight and we were able to fish delicate Aji-type lures on jigheads, using the curve fall method, on-the-drop (OTD). We picked up the desired Horse Mackerel (Scad), Mackerel and some decent sized Pollack, plus the odd tiny Whiting caught well off the bottom. Really enjoyed it.

Night Games at West Bay

West Bay Harbour
Aji Ringer Shad Flounder

Saturday night saw me hatching a plan to administer a Flounder smackdown. Wedged between my Lulworth wrasse-a-thon in the morning and the Bristol BLAC qualifier the next day, I settled on West Bay, in Dorset. Read more

Night Game in Tobago

Squirrelfish

Dodged a bullet with the UK weather last week and took a holiday with the missus to the Caribbean Island of Tobago. Nice. Read more

LRF West of Nantes

LRF Pollack Night Games

Many thanks to Ward for pointing us in the right direction and urging us to continue further west than we fished last year. Read more

LRF Night Game

LRF Scorpion at Night

Drove down to Portsmouth last night to catch up with Dan and Chris. Would have been rude not to do a little Night Game.

Rainy night but wind was much lower than forecast. Fairly pleasant. 6 species in total. Bonus was a little Bass that beat the Pollack to a white Aqua Straight OTD.

As ever, find floodlights for the most fun.

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