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Saturday, 11 February 2017

Amazing underwater footage of handlining for mackerel off Falmouth.


Commercial handline fishing for mackerel - Working my boat Stargazy Pie PZ849 off the Cornish Coast. 

Filmed during one cold February late afternoon out from Falmouth. Despite cloudy water from a strong blow and ground sea a few days prior, you can clearly see mackerel striking in a feed frenzy - time and time again! You can even hear them hitting the line if the volume is up.

I move from shoal to shoal taking two or three strings from each - leaving plenty for other 'predators'.