The three fish species that we consider are blue cod (Parapercis colias), red cod
(Pseudophycis bachus), and snapper (Pagrus auratus).
There are still one or two red cod
in the weed beds, 2-3lb average, with crab essential.
- Mid-term review of the EU co-operation framework - outside expert's assessment to be provided to the Council and European Parliament; research on environmental damage caused by chemical ordnance dumped at sea (alias RED COD
): pilot project (beneficiary: ICRAM).
The rock marks north of the Tyne to Berwick have given very little with the rarely-fished Scremerston marks giving a few decent red cod
Most of the 254lbs of fish taken - made up of 78 red cod
, 16 wrasse, nine coalfish, two flatfish and two Pollock, best 4-14-12 taken by Steve Coverdale - came from the marks between Amble and Seahouses.
Even though the match was fished in bright sunlight and calm conditions, the big tides let anglers get among the fish with an impressive 203lb of mainly red cod
being weighed in.
Ian Greenacre fished at Craster and took a fine red cod
of 6lb 4oz.
Paul Robinson, of Crimdon, took the heaviest fish ( a cod of 7-13-4 in his second placed bag of 10-9-4 from Lynemouth and The Round Rocks at Collywell gave Stephen Atkinson of Seaton Sluice two lovely red cod
for 10-7-12, including second heaviest at 6-8-6.