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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Mini Species

There are some anglers around the UK who consider it pointless going fishing unless you get to take your catch home and feed the family, then there are those who want only fish for species that push the scales over the magical 10lb mark. It is agreed though that the fishing is sadly, in general, a lot poorer than what it was 20 years ago. I’m not talking one particular species neither, but all round fishing whether you consider it to be climate influenced or due to the intervention of man, once popular marks are now void of fish and […]

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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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