Working the deep water was a bit slow as there is not a lot of “eatables” for the larger predators. The lack of prey species made for a real smash and grab take for Chris Logan from the Carrick Fergus specimen hunters. When we got the culprit to the boat it turned out to be a male skate.
The fish was weighed at 129lbs. Yet again a whole dogfish minus the tail did the trick.