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Fishing for Skates and Rays

There is no scientific distinction to be made between skates and rays. They are all members of the family Raiidae, the smaller species tending to be labelled as ray by fishermen, while the larger are usually called skate. Since we … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by admin
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Fishing Methods for Catching Skates and Rays

Baits The smaller rays seem to be pretty much omnivorous, but thorn-backs are particularly partial to sand-eels, which in fact are the best bait for most rays. Crustaceans like hermit crabs are important : lugworm, sand shrimps, and bivalves are … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by admin
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