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just joined a vessel in Shetland. Had a few spare hours and had packed my orvis travel spin/fly rod (two handles and #5 weight, 7 foot) and a small bag of various lures/kit

Straight of the quayside I could see loads of fry shoals and the occasional shadow of a pollock.

Plonked a tiny soft plastic on a head and gave it a flip out. Got loads of chases but couldn’t get it down due to wind dragged the braid.

I added a small weight where the braid met the mono and was getting a hook up every cast losing 50% on the reel in (i’ve Gone barbless for lrf)

Reduced the drag on the reel and had loads of fun with screaming reel wrasse and pollock:BigGrin:

You couldn’t get half a fish finger out of most of the micro pollock but they were all lip hooked and popped off the hook with a light shake.

Had a couple of slightly larger pollock (still tiddlers)

Best fun i’ve Had for ages. Plenty of crew came to see what I was cackling and shouting at:BigGrin:

https://m.imgur.com/aWp4QK4?r

Not sure what second fish species was

https://m.imgur.com/FYdKhwI?r

https://m.imgur.com/rUh9fsx?r

https://m.imgur.com/H8B1daa?r

All returned safely to be caught again when they get bigger
 

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Second is a codling and the last looks like a coal fish, always great fun on light gear..................
 
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I've had weather stops in Peterhead and Lerwick this week but the weather has been absolutely honking and I've not even stuck my nose off the boat. Lerwick again next week so hopefully a gap in the weather will help
 
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