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Offline Dave

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Mull Trip
« on: May 25, 2014, 09:06:58 AM »
had a dodge over the mull yesterday with nicky, we ended up on the west side north of logan to see what we could winkle out the heavy weeded outcrops.
we found it very slow early on especially on the bottom fished rods, fresh crab and fresh mackerel not getting touched, slow going with the pollack rods too no sign of the small 1 1/2-2lb fish which are normally here in fair numbers.
It took a while to come but the first fish was a decent one at 5lb 10oz, took some taming on the lighter rod intended for the smaller fish



got smoked of a couple more fish in the next hour, just couldn't get there heads turned and they went to ground and lost them, so beefed the gear up and switched to redgill on a bass rod.
we managed to land a few now between 2-4lb which still gave a good fight on the heavier tackle, but still getting smashed off the odd better fish which we just couldn't beat, give them an inch and its game over pollack wins,  frustrating but gets the heart going and lots of swearing  smiley-lol.gif



there was a few wrasse in the gullies to crab baits too but not much happening on the big rods apart from a couple of dogs








should of had more pics but we were fishing apart most of the afternoon,
hoping to get back over soon for more than a day which is never enough




Offline pop65

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2014, 09:35:50 AM »
Good report and pics Dave looks like good day for yous and nice Pollack
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any sea fishing will do as long as i have me rods reels bait to try and catch a few

Offline A Rod

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2014, 09:46:16 AM »
Cracking pollock Dave. smiley32

Nice to see the fishing start over there.  Will be over there at the end of July (if not sooner)

Offline BrianJ

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2014, 10:53:21 AM »
Not a bad day after all Dave. Glad the long trip rewarded you with a couple of decent fish.
Hopefully they will be bigger next time.
I will only be out for a couple of hours pet.

Offline dave1945

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2014, 04:51:32 PM »
some nice fish there dave not a bad day out rained all day here.  davy.

Offline al.thain

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2014, 05:14:37 PM »
Well done dave some nice fish there  .cool.
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Offline Lichtie

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2014, 05:17:19 PM »
thats a smashing pollock and some nice wrasse for your day too, nice one!  .cool.

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2014, 12:27:17 AM »
thanks for sharing great photos of the wrasse nice to see a couple of good pollock  .happydancer.

Offline ELTEL

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2014, 08:47:46 AM »
brill report and some nice looking fish there I have never had the joys of fishing the west coast of scotland yet but hope to over the next few years some nice pics as well smiley32 smiley32 smiley32 happy_days.gif happy_days.gif

Offline BenMc

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Re: Mull Trip
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2014, 08:28:43 AM »
Good session dave and a decent fish for your efforts

 

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