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Triggerfish


Often caught in similar areas to Black Bream on cleaner and mixed ground, trigger Fish are well known for biting through the trace.


Identification:

This fish has grey coloured leathery skin and a beak-like mouth. They have a large spine and several secondary spines which are locked in place but can be "triggered flat by releasing one of the smaller spines.

Size:

A small average size of around 1lb, the local record being under 4lb.

Season:

This fish is normally captured in the autumn months.

Bait:

Most of the baits used for Bream will work for the Triggerfish. Scallop Frills, Squid or Cuttlefish, and ragworm.

Best Baits:
King Ragworm
Verm

Good Baits:
Harbour Ragworm
White Ragworm
Scallop Frills

Other Baits to try:

Method:

As for Bream, these fish are captured on mixed ground wile fishing on the bottom.

Where to Catch:

Cowhorn - Les Terres Point
Bec Du Nez
Marble Bay
Divette Pier
St Martins Point - Battery
Le Gouffre
Spur Point - Lower Rocks
Chouet


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