It really is all change this week with a variety of summer species turning up on our part of the coast, from those giant stingrays to spurdogs. Colchester Angling Club held the second of their Colchester Bait and Tackle sponsored
At last we are seeing some bass starting to appear for the shore anglers on the Essex beaches and piers. It has also been great to see the massive amount of thornback rays over the last few months, especially with
The weather warmed up very nicely for the weekend and brought the anglers out in force. A slight on-shore breeze made for a choppy sea but not enough to stop the boats from launching. Once again this week it is
Tronixpro always seem to have their finger on the button when it comes to the latest innovations and the Wrap and Strap is certainly one of those. The rod carrier is ideal for those impromptu sessions when you just want
The St Osyth beaches are once again the place to be, with some incredible catches of thornback rays being caught. Local angler Matt Clark chose the long hike to the Nature Reserve boundary and landed a staggering haul of eight
John Popplewell explains why Essex thornback ray are on his target list throughout the year as he heads to Holland on Sea for a day on the beach.
Strong winds at the weekend saw most of the boats either not launch or stay in close, and those that did fish once again reported plenty of rays to be caught plus whiting and dogfish and the first of the
Again, this week it is all about the thornback ray invasion, every year we seem to be seeing more and more of these fish. It’s probably just as well as we seem to be short of anything else to catch.
A touch of Spring in the air and it’s all change on the angling front with the sudden arrival of the thornback ray. Boats and shore anglers alike are enjoying the great sport that these heavyweights can provide. On the
We really are now in the throes of winter, with an icy blast blowing off the North Sea. Boat reports have been minimal, but those that have managed to get out have seen a few more thornback rays being caught