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.
Marc Cowling is a thoughtful, perceptive shore angling guide who has an extensive knowledge of Devon bass fishing and other speciesin the south Devon area. His passion is lure fishing for the bass which lurk around the rocky shoreline and
Mention the word smoothhound to a sea angler and it will send a tingle down his or her back. There’s something about these long, lean fighting machines that will set the heart racing!
England International Kimberley Lawn heads to Chesil Beach for a species hunt.
Weather worries put to rest Steve “Madpolka” Parker heads out from Weymouth aboard Supanova II for what turned out to be a cod catching day of a lifetime.
John Popplewell takes us on an outing to St Osyth in Essex where he and a couple of fishing friends target the ever popular, early season thornback ray on this favourite venue.
For the past few years the Pizza Jacques gang from France have visited the top charter port of Weymouth to take part in various fishing competitons. This year saw them fish the Weymouth International Boat Angling Challenge organised by Weymouth Angling Centre.
As a driver of a desk from Monday to Friday a day at sea can often stretch muscles I rarely use. As I sit and write this my back and shoulders are stiffening to an extent that tells me yesterday was a truly remarkable day’s sport! So here’s how a terrific day afloat from Weymouth unfolded as we found the blonde ray.
125 competitors from 14 countries visited Weymouth in Dorset during the week beginning 15 September to fish the EFSA European Boat and Line Class Championships organised by the English Section.
Steve Parker heads out of Weymouth for a day aboard Atlanta skippered by Dave Pitman and despite poor weather and tides he enjoys a day seeking out different species.