Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club catch a dozen different species on first charter of the season off Lands End

PUBLISHED: 17:27 18 April 2015 | UPDATED: 17:27 18 April 2015

The Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club members who took part in the first trip of the new   season

The Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club members who took part in the first trip of the new season

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Eight members of the Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club enjoyed a day-and-a-half long fishing expedition off the spectacular coastline featured in Poldark, writes Peter Cloke.

Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club chairman Gareth Awberry with an octopus that was later returned to the seaExmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club chairman Gareth Awberry with an octopus that was later returned to the sea

The first such expedition of the new season saw members land a dozen different species’ were caught during the trip.

On the first half day club members fished in thick fog, using fresh mackerel and launce caught on feathers to catch a number of haddock, cod and pollack.

The second day was clear and sunny, and with the boat surrounded by dolphins and members continue to catch bigger haddock and pollack as well as coal fish, whiting, haddock, pouting, octopus, red and tub gurnard, and ling.

Club chairman Gareth Awberry was part of the party and he landed a small octopus which was duly returned to the sea.

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