Ray Blonde

Blonde rays are light brown in colour. They are covered in small dark spots that extend all the way to the edge of the body. Often has larger lighter spots/rings on the wings. The blonde has a small snout, with rounded wing tips. The adults are covered in small spines, however the juvenile ray tends to be a lot smoother. Starting at the middle of its back., the ray has spines that run down its tail.

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They can be found in depths up to 100m. Blonde rays are located over a variety of grounds from sand to rock. Often the bigger specimens 20lb+ coming from broken rocky areas. They feed mainly on small fish, locally preferred baits include whiting and poor cod, many of which can be caught fresh for the ray hunt! Experience has shown them to feed better in faster tides. Single hook ledgers with half a dead bait on a strong 5/0 hook.

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