Castletownbere Red Bandfish

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TimOH
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Castletownbere Red Bandfish

Post by TimOH » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:50 pm

Imformation on the status, distribution, rigs and techniques https://britishseafishing.co.uk/red-bandfish/
The scientific bit from Wikipedia https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cepola_macrophthalma

The ones caught by Dave and Alen at the Cork Meet 2019
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Dave
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Alen
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How to catch them because the lads fluked them (nobody knew they were there)....

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: Castletownbere Red Bandfish

Post by Darren Stock » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:48 am

Nice one Tim, good info, mad looking yolk, on a blue skies warm day if you landed one of those you could almost imagine you were in the tropics :D

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