Ling (Molva molva)

Ling (Molva molva)

IRISH RECORD LING: The New Irish Record Ling of 55 lbs taken by Ailbhe O’Sullivan (right) on January 3rd, 2004. Skipper Charlie Robinson looks pleased with his Ling of 40lbs 11ozs and Coalfish of 22 lbs 8 ozs.

IRISH RECORD LING: The New Irish Record Ling of 55 lbs taken by Ailbhe O’Sullivan (right) on January 3rd, 2004.

Specimen weight: 11.34 kg (25 lbs)
Record: 55 lbs, Cork Harbour, 2004

Two dorsals, one anal fin. Tail-fin rounded. A well- developed barbel under chin. A somewhat eel-like fish, more or less olive in colour, sometimes mottled. Lateral line rather inconspicuous. Grows to about 50 lb.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Ling
Best Times to Fish Ling
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