Leopard Spotted Goby

Another great day afloat yesterday. 32ft spring tides restricted movement, but plenty of fish including numerous big bull huss and a couple buckets full of big whiting for the lads to make Thai fish cakes with. Star of the day for me was this little beauty, a leopard spotted goby. You can target these from the shore with relatively good success from a few Anglesey marks, but they’re not so prolific while afloat. This only the 03rd landed aboard My Way Please share:

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Leopard Spotted Goby

The Leopard Spotted Goby is a member of a group of fish that are very hard to distinguish from each other. The Leopard is by far the easiest to identify with orange/red spots standing out distinctly from other species of gobies. They are found in very rocky and kelp strewn areas. They feed on all manner of small offerings – worms, mackerel and pieces of crab. Best tactics for catching are small hooks, such as size 14, with finely cut pieces of bait. Please share:

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