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

Mark with his bass
17 Jul 2017

Mark Hits a Double with the Bass

As we move into mid-Summer it has always been a time for the bigger bass to move closer to the shoreline and this year has been no exception. Evening into the darkness has always the best time to find them feeding. Local angler Mark

William with his plaice
12 Jul 2017

Latest News from Lancashire Shores

Leyland and District Angling Club held a match last Saturday on the Gynn Wall Match. First place went to Fred with nine fish totaling 174cm with runner-up Norman having five fish measuring 125cm. In third was Peter with 91cm, fourth

Harrison's boat caught sole
05 Jul 2017

July Heralds Excellent Lancashire Fishing

Jordan Russell stated, “Well what can I say, the fishing has been incredible! The best for many many years off the Lancashire beaches. Why? I’m not sure but the bass must be in thousands with anglers catching up to 30

John with a lure caught pier bass
02 Jul 2017

Bass Times in Essex

July has arrived with an influx of bass. The 1st of July heralded a relaxation of the ban on retaining landed bass, although we are only allowed to keep one per session over the 42cm size limit. It has to be better than nothing.

A grey gurnard which succumbed to limpet bait
01 Jul 2017

Limpets Save Shore Fishing Session

I woke early this morning and with the sun shining headed down to the local rock ledges below Scrabster lighthouse for a few hours. Gear organised the night before, I grabbed the rod bag and drove the three miles to

Local angler Matt Clark with a bass
26 Jun 2017

Bass and Sole Keep Essex Anglers Busy

Plenty of small bass for the shore angler and some bigger fish for the anglers that fish the evening tides when the beaches are that much quieter. Most of those fickle thornback rays have moved out into deeper water leaving just

Darren Peel with a good bull huss
22 Jun 2017

Darren Gets Among The Huss

Fleetwood and District Angling Club fished last Sunday at Sunderland Point. Despite the fact that it was the best day of the year with not a cloud in the sky the turnout was not great. Probably due to the fact

Mark with his Walton Pier hound
19 Jun 2017

Essex Anglers Advised to Fish Evening Tides

Soaring temperatures this week have hit 30oC and with only a slight breeze it has felt very tropical on our part of the coast. Beach anglers have seen a slowdown on the thornback ray front during these bright, daylight hours but the bass don’t