Blueys ?

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Blueys ?

Post by SeaTurtle » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:39 pm

Apologies for being a bit dim :-/

I keep reading reference to "blueys" as bait - what are they ?

Cheers Dave



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Post by manic_muppet » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:50 pm

Hi, blueys (Pacific saury) are small oily fish, usually they come in packs of 2 or 3 and are about half size of macky. Most tackle shops have them, i personally havnt caught with them, so just use macky as usual. Cheers..Mick

PS, when i used them the fishing was dire all over, which might account for not catching with them.
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Post by SeaTurtle » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:58 pm

Cheers Mick.

I'll have to get up to speed with the sea fishing Lingo !

Dave

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Post by manic_muppet » Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:03 pm

Hi, theres some of the lingo on the general forum sticky section. :D

http://www.sea-fishing.org/ftopict-22967.html

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Post by rabbi2 » Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:09 pm

Not the best bait to use from the shore, lug, mackerel, rag and squid are the firm favourites. Bluey possibly for boat fishing but mackerel in preference.
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Post by andymad » Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:06 am

caught 90 % of my rays off the beach with them good for bass also,youll get mixed reviews on then but s few shops are selling out of then around kent

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Post by Jess_Tickulate » Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:10 am

I know this is an old thread but I thought I would mention my experience.

I fished Huttoft beach around 20th Nov 2011 and used fresh lug with squid on one rig and Bluey fillet on the other.

Both rigs caught equally well with loads of Whiting. I had two good size Plaice one of which took a Bluey fillet and the biggest Whiting, around 16", took a Bluey head.

I'll certainly use it again. :D

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Post by rabbi2 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:38 am

Glad to see that someone has had succees with them, personally I have never caught from the shore with them. Perhaps location may have played a part.
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Post by flattiefanatic » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:28 am

BLuey can be a great bait to use. I know quite a few people that use them over mackeral ;)

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Post by dave_fareham » Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:57 pm

Bluey is my favourite of the fish baits.
It stinks to high heaven. And catches loads of different species.
Its a prime ray bait.

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Post by sp3ctrum » Sun May 13, 2012 2:36 pm

its also known as god for cod so will be getting a shipment of blueys in soon lol
ted :D :D

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