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Has anybody caught a cod that has sores all over it's body ?
I caught one yesterday that was in bad nick nearly made me sick any answers?
I was fishing in the Aberdeen area.
 

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Hi Graham

I fish the same area, and no I have not seen any sores on any fish this season, however - the codling I have caught this year have been small young fish. Nothing bigger than 3 lb unfortunately.

How big was the scabby thing?
 

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Hello lads, no cod yet this season so think yourselves lucky, i have had a one eyed dab though and a couple of flounders with nasty looking large abcesses in their mouths,both in the solway in december
 

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i have had a few cod over the years with soars and cut like gash marks on them, dont no wot its caused through thow, i usually put them back.. i wouldnt eat them as any cut or gash can be infectious to the fish,, wouldnt want that on my plate eay lads..
 

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lewisteh said:
Hi Graham

I fish the same area, and no I have not seen any sores on any fish this season, however - the codling I have caught this year have been small young fish. Nothing bigger than 3 lb unfortunately.

How big was the scabby thing?
It was about 5lbs put up a great fight.
 
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