Howth Top & Huss

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Howth Top & Huss

Postby Bolger » Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:20 pm

We went out of howth on saturday the 26 august, first went to the back of ireland eye for mackeral and we got about 50-60 so we decided to go out off the bailey light house and try for a huss or a ray.
I had the first 3 huss in the boat from 10 to 12 lb in weight and then ronan had a huss of 15.5 lb, the fish coming to the bait on a steady basis with about another 12-15 huss of 10 - 12 lb, ronan got a really nice top on the conversation mat it was 161cm in lenght about 45lb, he also got a top of 30lb.
There was some dogs but not to bad, there no ray taken in the boat.
Bait; was mackeral and squid
Tide; rise and over the top of the high water.
A good days boat fishing.
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Re: Howth Top & Huss

Postby 5turbo » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:42 pm

Always a good day when theres lots of action!!
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Re: Howth Top & Huss

Postby johnwest » Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:40 pm

Great to see a report! Some nice fish too.
2011 species; 26

2012 species; 27

2013 species; 31

2014 species; 27

2015 species; 28

2016 species; 32

2017 species;28

2018 ; ballan wrasse, blenny, coalfish, codling, conger, corkwing wrasse, cuckoo wrasse, dab, dogfish, flounder, gilthead bream, golden grey mullet, grey gurnard, herring, launce, ling, mackerel, megrim, mullet, pollack, poor cod, pouting, red gurnard, sand smelt, sea scorpion(ls), skate, smoothhound, spotted ray, thornback, tub gurnard, turbot, whiting
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Re: Howth Top & Huss

Postby kieran » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:10 pm

Bolger wrote:...go out off the bailey light house and try for a huss or a ray.
I had the first 3 huss in the boat from 10 to 12 lb in weight and then ronan had a huss of 15.5 lb...

That is quality fishing - how far out off the Bailey were you? There's some wild currents and reefs around Howth.
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Re: Howth Top & Huss

Postby eoghanb » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:13 pm

Great fishing ,I think I'll have to move my boat south
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