Mullet by schoolgirl is one of the biggest-ever!

22 Sep

SCHOOLGIRL Ruby Wells tempted one of the biggest thin-lipped grey mullet ever when she boated this 7 lb 14 oz giant from her local Christchurch Harbour in Dorset.

The seven-year-old offered a ragworm-baited spoon and ten-year-old sister Macey netted it for her. Christchurch Harbour, where the Dorset Stour …Continue reading »

Mullet and how to catch the thin-lipped variety

9 May

MULLET are often referred to as the English bonefish – hook one and you’ll soon see why. This article from Angler’s Mail helps you target them…

9. Get the formula right and you can expect bumper hauls of thin-lipped mullet. It can be arm-aching stuff, but definitely worth it!
Treat your catches with care. These handsome marine fish can thrash around on the bank, and a few shed scales are inevitable. Calm them down by covering their head with a damp towel and nurse them carefully in the water before releasing them. Don’t bother taking mullet home for the table – they have a muddy taste and it’s far more rewarding seeing them swim away to join their shoal mates.

MULLET, an estuary-loving fish, fight like crazy on light gear and are definitely proud contenders for the hardest fighting sea …Continue reading »