Often caught in similar areas to Black Bream on cleaner and mixed ground, trigger Fish are well known for biting through the trace.
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.
A small average size of around 1lb, the local record being under 4lb.
This fish is normally captured in the autumn months.
Most of the baits used for Bream will work for the Triggerfish. Scallop Frills, Squid or Cuttlefish, and ragworm.