Grey Triggerfish

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Grey Triggerfish

Post by TimOH » Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:18 am

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

Francis Horgan caught one in 2014, I finally found the photo. viewtopic.php?f=50&t=4034&p=40380&hilit=trigger#p40380
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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
Species ’19-9

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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by Irelander » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:21 pm

I have found (outside of Ireland at least) these fish seem indiscriminate on what they eat, happily taking a Sibiki rig, hard plastic lure (prepare for it to be destroyed), and or strips of mullet. They are extremely aggressive and will take chunks out of each other when you hook one. They destroy hooks as well. Great fight in them.
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Picture taken outside of Ireland, pacific side of rep panama.

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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by TimOH » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:15 pm

Nice! Would love to catch one but I've many more easy species to add to my list first. Lifetime total is only 25.
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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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by Jurgenhofman » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:57 am

we take them while spearfishing too, very tasty fish, but keep your fingers away from them! they bite through everything!

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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by TimOH » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:55 am

People are going to be offering you money to tell them where!
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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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by Jurgenhofman » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:18 pm

TimOH wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:55 am
People are going to be offering you money to tell them where!
I will ask you guys a lot of help.. so no need to pay.
we get them around the Beara Peninsula, depending where the warmer stream is.

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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by Barry Christy » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:40 pm

TimOH wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:55 am
People are going to be offering you money to tell them where!
I've been given a location in cork :)
Stress is caused by lack of fishing.

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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by TimOH » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:43 pm

Barry Christy wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:40 pm
TimOH wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:55 am
People are going to be offering you money to tell them where!
I've been given a location in cork :)
You owe me for Avenza...
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
Species ’19-9

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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by Barry Christy » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:19 pm

TimOH wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:43 pm

You owe me for Avenza...
Avenza?
Stress is caused by lack of fishing.

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Re: Grey Triggerfish

Post by TimOH » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:34 pm

The seabed app
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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