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Anyone know what fish this is?

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by Supersonic, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. Supersonic

    Supersonic Whitby Bass Club

    My old man caught this down Saltwick tonight. Any ideas what it is?

  2. foo

    foo You've gotta be in it to win it.

    Its a blenny and a cracker at that.
  3. Biker Jake

    Biker Jake Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Looks like a can of john smiths to me :tease:
  4. andym

    andym Rockling

    It's a Shanny type of Benny
  5. webbo

    webbo New Member

    Bennie or goby but I'm guessing a blennie
  6. jethro

    jethro New Member

    Definately a blennie.
  7. WetLine

    WetLine Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

  8. simon22

    simon22 Rockling

    Its a great live bait for a big bass. Defo blenny
  9. frank avey

    frank avey Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    a shanny without doubt.
    caught one a few years ago from the beach at skipsea ,thought id got a giant blenny till i looked it up and found out what it really was.
    dont see many caught so well done mate.

  10. Supersonic

    Supersonic Whitby Bass Club

    Cheers for that lads, i've never seen one before. My dad says cheers for identifying it for him :happy:
  11. stickman

    stickman There's a difference between fishing and catching!

    A Shanny seems to be another name for a Common Blenny - look here: http://www.wemburymarinecentre.org/viewspecies.php?id=2

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