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Northern Bites - 06-07-2015
Northern Bites - 06-07-2015

06 Jul 2015

Mackerel are out in force now from all of the Hartlepool piers with plenty of bags of over 30 fish taking both lures and float fished baits.



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EU raises minimum size of northern sea bass
EU raises minimum size of northern sea bass

03 Jul 2015

The EU has today taken another step to protect sea bass stocks in Europe.



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All at Sea - 30-06-2015
All at Sea - 30-06-2015

01 Jul 2015

Temperatures have soared this week and not all anglers have benefited from the rising sea temperatures.



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Northern Bites - 29-06-2015
Northern Bites - 29-06-2015

01 Jul 2015

It seems that summer has at last arrived, with plenty of different species for the shore angler available from all areas including a surprisingly large number of cod, which are not only showing from the obvious rock edge marks along the Northumberland shoreline but also in the lower Tyne and from South Shields and Roker piers mainly on night time and early morning sessions.



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All at Sea - 23-06-2015
All at Sea - 23-06-2015

23 Jun 2015

Last week I talked about lack of anglers and also lack of fish; well how, in just a few days, have things changed.



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Ireland Win Boat Fishing Gold
Ireland Win Boat Fishing Gold

23 Jun 2015

Team strength in depth and international experience proved to be the key to success when Ireland powered to victory on day two in Weymouth at the annual SALC Home International Boat Angling Championship from 17th – 21st June 2015.



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Northern Bites - 22-06-2015
Northern Bites - 22-06-2015

23 Jun 2015

Mackerel finally made an appearance off all of the Region's piers over the past week, and although conditions were not perfect, some big bags were taken from both Roker and South Shields piers.



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All At Sea - 15-06-2015
All At Sea - 15-06-2015

16 Jun 2015

This week is certainly about the lack of anglers on the beaches and piers despite the fact that there are fish there to be caught but rods have been few and far between.



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Northern Bites - 15-06-2015
Northern Bites - 15-06-2015

15 Jun 2015

Mackerel finally made an appearance for the shore angler, and as reported by recent boat anglers, many are of a good size, some topping the 2lb mark.



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New Shore Venue or Problems for Local Anglers?
New Shore Venue or Problems for Local Anglers?

10 Jun 2015

While freshwater anglers in South Wales and the Bristol Channel are bitterly disappointed that the Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change has this week given development consent for the massive tidal lagoon hydropower project proposed for Swansea Bay the causeway may provide a new venue for shore anglers if access is granted.



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Northern Bites - 09-06-2015
Northern Bites - 09-06-2015

09 Jun 2015

Still no reports of any shore caught mackerel as yet, though those trying for them from the Hartlepool piers report lots of sprats showing on some tides so they are probably not too far away.



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All At Sea - 08-06-2015
All At Sea - 08-06-2015

08 Jun 2015

It looks like we are warming up rather nicely in more ways than one this week! The weather has set fair with only a couple of days when the boats have struggled to put to sea.



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Northern Bites - 06-07-2015
Northern Bites - 06-07-2015

06 Jul 2015

Mackerel are out in force now from all of the Hartlepool piers with plenty of bags of over 30 fish taking both lures and float fished baits

EU raises minimum size of northern sea bass
EU raises minimum size of northern sea bass

03 Jul 2015

The EU has today taken another step to protect sea bass stocks in Europe

All at Sea - 30-06-2015
All at Sea - 30-06-2015

01 Jul 2015

Temperatures have soared this week and not all anglers have benefited from the rising sea temperatures

Northern Bites - 29-06-2015
Northern Bites - 29-06-2015

01 Jul 2015

It seems that summer has at last arrived, with plenty of different species for the shore angler available from all areas including a surprisingly large number of cod, which are not only showing from the obvious rock edge marks along the Northumberland shoreline but also in the lower Tyne and from South Shields and Roker piers mainly on night time and early morning sessions

All at Sea - 23-06-2015
All at Sea - 23-06-2015

23 Jun 2015

Last week I talked about lack of anglers and also lack of fish; well how, in just a few days, have things changed

Ireland Win Boat Fishing Gold
Ireland Win Boat Fishing Gold

23 Jun 2015

Team strength in depth and international experience proved to be the key to success when Ireland powered to victory on day two in Weymouth at the annual SALC Home International Boat Angling Championship from 17th – 21st June 2015

Northern Bites - 22-06-2015
Northern Bites - 22-06-2015

23 Jun 2015

Mackerel finally made an appearance off all of the Region's piers over the past week, and although conditions were not perfect, some big bags were taken from both Roker and South Shields piers


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