kinlochbervie red gurnard
19 Sep 2017

Last Charter Trip on Nimrod with Jimmy Mac

A day out with Jimmy Mac from KLB before the Nimrod is sold. Nothing big but constant action to the NW of port with hadddies, codling and whiting. Simple Tronixpro boom rig and mackerel strip produced all the fish.  

artificial reef
11 Sep 2017

Sydney Opera House Goes Underwater

A modular artificial reef will be suspended alongside the Sydney Opera House as part of a new research project exploring ways to improve marine biodiversity and increase native species in Sydney Harbour, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today. The three-year

Lineaeffe telescopic landing net handle in carry mode
10 Sep 2017

Lineaeffe Telescopic Landing Net Handle

The 4.2 metre Lineaeffe telescopic landing net handle looks idea for LRF fishing from high venues and it won’t break the bank. I have been looking for a long handled landing net for LRF work from harbours, piers and rocks for some

lrf pollack wick
26 Aug 2017

LRF Around Caithness Harbours

I decided to head out round some of the Caithness harbours for a day with the LRf tackle. First stop was the picturesque haven at Lybster. I had hoped to pick up some flounders here but the combination of a

Rick's after dark sole
23 Aug 2017

Gynn Wall Rick and Sole

Fleetwood and District Angling Club had a disappointing match on the Gynn despite an impressive air display. Conditions at Cleveleys looked good as the nine anglers headed out to fish low water. As it turned out the fishing was very slow and only

Thurso beach
08 Aug 2017

Dabs, Flounders and a Dog

Had bait left over from a blank session at Reiss last night so nipped down to Thurso beach this morning. Plenty of action from dabs, flounders and an unusual daylight LSD. Only the one dab on lazy LRF, LRF that

new record blue shark
02 Aug 2017

John’s Blue Shark is Britain’s Biggest

Since the 1st June this year the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain have accepted catch and release sharks for record purposes, where accurate measurements of length and girth are available. The first claim submitted and formally accepted as a new record, is for a blue shark landed by

Neil Mackellow with a shore caught fish abroad
28 Jul 2017

Neil Mackellow Sadly Passes Away

Sad news yesterday that casting and sea angling legend Neil Mackellow had passed away. The UK and world casting scene will miss “Black Beard” as he was affectionately known. Neil was a stalwart of the UKSF circuit in the 1990’s

Braina with one of the bass
19 Jul 2017

Personal Best for Nathan

Jonathon Hall advises that the Charity Fishathon had to be postponed due to the weather and will now take place this weekend, the 22nd. Full details of the event can be found here . 16-year-old Nathan Culshaw landed a personal best smoothhound of

corkwing wrasse
19 Jul 2017

Devon and Severn IFCA Introduce Wrasse Protection Measures

Devon and Severn IFCA (Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority) is taking the lead in the South West to manage a developing fishery to ensure its sustainability and the protection of the marine environment. Under careful management by the Devon and