Bream and wrasse for Honiton anglers

Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz. - Credit: Archant

Honiton Sea Angling Club members Mike Spiller and James Trevett had some cracking fish on a day trip from Lyme Regis.

Spiller and Trevett fished from their own small boat in Lyme Bay.

Conditions were good for the catch-and-release day ahead, with plenty of different and colourful species caught during the day.

Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Spiller also got in on the act by landing a stunning cuckoo wrasse of 1lb 4oz.


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The pair managed at the end of the day to find a few plaice with the best weighing in around 2lb.

Members of the Honiton club are noticing a huge difference now in catches around this part of the coast, mainly due to the area belonging to the Lyme Bay Protected Reserve.

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Like most local clubs now, members try and make sure all these sorts of fish are weighed, photographed and returned safely for another day.

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