Species of Fish Calendar

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January

Species

Channel Whiting, Pouting, Pollock, Dogfish, Ray, Conger Eel and an early run of Spurdog.

Top Baits

Calamari Squid, Mackerel and Cuttlefish.

February

Species

Whiting, Dogfish, Pouting, Conger Eel, Spurdog and late Cod.

Top Baits

Calamari Squid, Mackerel, Sand Eel and Cuttlefish.

March

Species

Pouting, Dogfish, Rays, Thornback Ray, Spotted Ray, Blonde Ray and a few Conger Eel.

Top Baits

Calamari Squid, Mackerel and Sand Eel.

April

Species

Pouting, Spurdogs, Undulate Ray, Thornback Ray, Blonde Ray, early Smoothound and Black Bream.

Top Baits

Mackerel, Calamari Squid, Ragworm, Sand Eel, Hermit Crab, Peeler Crab and Shore Crab.

May

Species

Dogfish, Pouting, Thornback Ray, Undulate Ray, Blonde Ray, Smoothound, Black Bream, Ballan Wrasse, Conger Eel, Bass, Channel Whiting, Garfish, Tope and Mackerel

Top Baits

Mackerel, Rag worm, Sand Eel, Peeler Crab, and Squid.

June

Species

Pouting, Dogfish, Smoothound, Mackerel, Black Bream, Garfish and Bass.

Top Baits 

Fresh Mackerel, Squid, Rag Worm, Sand Eel, Hermit Crab, Peeler Crab and Shore Crab.

July


Species

Pouting, Tope, Bass, Black Bream, Conger, Smoothound, Bull Huss, Brill, Turbot, Ballan Wrasse, Pollock and Mackerel.

Top Baits

Calamari Squid, Peeler Crab, Hermit Crab, Sand Eel, Ragworm, Cuttlefish and fresh Mackerel.

 

August

Species

Bream, Dogfish, Pouting, Mackerel, Tope, Bass, Ballan Wrasse, Garfish, Smoothound, Turbot, Tope, Spurdog, Conger Eel and Red Gurnard.

Top Baits

Calamari Squid, Crab, Sand Eel, Ragworm, Cuttlefish and fresh Mackerel.

September

Species

Huss, Dogfish, Pouting, Tope, Bass, Ballan Wrasse, Black Bream, Undulate Ray, Thornback Ray and Spotted Ray.

Top Baits

Cuttlefish, Fresh Mackerel, Ragworm and Squid.

 

October.

Species

Cod, Pouting, Channel Whiting, Conger Eel, Bass, Thornback Ray, Spotted Ray, Undulate Ray and Dogfish.

Top Baits

Squid, Lugworm, Mackerel and Cuttlefish.

November

Species

Channel Whiting, Conger Eel, Bull Huss, Pollock, Pouting, Ling, Bass, Cod and Thornback Ray.

Top Baits


Calamari Squid, Mackerel and Cuttlefish.

December

Species

Cod, Conger Eel, Dogfish, Pouting, Channel Whiting, Pollock, Ling, Thornback Ray and Bull Huss.

Top Baits

Calamari Squid, Cuttlefish and Mackerel.