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Smooth Hound’s


Smooth Hounds (Mustelas asterias) provide great sport during the summer months with Wexford beaches showing large numbers of hard fighting smoothies each year, double figure specimens are always a strong possibility. Common and Starry Smooth Hound are a both members of the shark family.

Bait fishing using fresh or frozen peeler crab baits is the most common method. When peeler is not available Hermit crab is a good alternative as can Ragworm be especially when hounds are available in large numbers.  Recent sessions saw plenty of smoothies caught along with the occasional dogfish.


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If you would like to successfully target Smooth Hounds get in touch to create your bespoke Workshop or Guided day, all equipment and baits are provided where needed and a great overall experience is always on the cards.






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