Pouting (Trisopterus luscus)

Pouting (Trisopterus luscus)

Charter skipper John Angles with his Pouting from Castletownbere, 2010

Charter skipper John Angles with his Pouting from Castletownbere, 2010

Specimen weight: 1.361 kg (3 lbs)
Record: 4 lbs 13.5 ozs, Kilmore Quay, 1983

Three dorsal, two anal fins. Upper jaw somewhat the longer; a thin, wispy barbel under chin. Body rather deep. First anal fin being well under first dorsal. In adults, pelvic fins reach back beyond beginning of anal fin. Pinkish-bronze in colour, usually with broad vertical bands, but these may fade after death. Grows to over 4 lb.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Pouting
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