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Species

I have tried to focus on the species of fish which are commonly captured or targeted by local anglers, to view the possible tactics, best baits and locations to try for these fish, just click on the links provided below to view my summary and guide.

When are different species of fish in our waters? Take a look at my species calendar which shows generally when different species are available to the shore angler in Guernsey

Bass

The cult species... how can you catch a bar of silver

Black Bream

Catch this hard fighting fish from the shore

Grey Mullet

How to catch this elusive shadow.

Plaice

Catch a red spot from the shore, not so many to be caught but they are there!

Conger

Tips and tactics to catch Conger from the shore.

Pollack

How to catch the crash diving, deep water loving Pollack

Red Mullet

How to catch Red Mullet, fight hard and taste really good.

Wrasse

Some big Ballan wrasse (rockies) are to be had in Guernsey.

Dogfish

Dogfish. Need we say more... A local record is always possible.

Mackerel

Always good fun for the kids.
 

Triggerfish

Tricky to catch, but good fight.

Garfish

How to catch the ever obliging Longnose.

Gurnard

A pretty fish and very good to eat.

Sole

Night time flatfish.

Pouting

Problem or pleasure to catch?

Rockling

The Sea Rat.

Bull Huss

Just a big Dogfish?? Maybe not...

Ray

What about Raymond?