Bait – sand eel, prawn, worm and custaceans
Method – ledger, plaice spoon
Sandy beaches and estuaries are the best locations to fish for megrim and other flat fish
Megrim has a slightly larger head than a normal flat fish. They also have an elongated body. They are light brown in colour. Megrim are left eyed.
Length is 25-50cm
Order – Heterosamata
Latin Name – lepidorhombus whiffiagonis
Family – Scophthalmidae
Megrim are bottom dwellers and like sandy and muddy sea floors. They are more likely to be found at sea.
Megrim are good eating fish
We recommend cooking them, like plaice on the bone under the grill. Spread a little butter on the and add a dash of lemon juice and some seasoning prior to cooking.
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