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Old Wednesday 27th April 2005, 19:46   #1
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Hello,
I've heard recently that you can attract skuas and petrels very close to a boat out at sea by leaving a trail of fish guts, oil, etc. Is this true? As i would love to see a close up of a skua and get a good pic'.I think they are an amazing bird especially the great skua
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Try this link - it might wet your appetite!

http://www.birdsireland.com/pages/si...s/pelagic.html
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Here's a discussion of the use of chum and what recipes to use that you might find helpful:

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