Common Skate

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Common Skate

Post by TimOH » Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:40 pm

Sea Angling Ireland - Boat & Shore Tactics, Irish Record and Specimen sizes http://www.sea-angling-ireland.org/skat ... common.htm
More information on the status, distribution, rigs and techniques http://britishseafishing.co.uk/common-skate/
The scientific bit from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_skate

While Graham Smith is our resident expert, Bob Robinson, John Griffin, Mike Thompson and Darren Spellman have also caught these from a kayak.
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Well done Bob Robinson
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Graham Smith is our resident expert
Safety:
Gloves, boots, hat, Drysuit
Solas Tape, 100L flotation in hull
Paddle leashed, spare, tow rope
PFD, knife, whistle, VHF, PLB, phone
First Aid Kit, GPS, compass
Water, Food, Check Forecast Tide.
Text wife when launching/landing

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