Karl again with another couple of dabs
16 Jan 2018

SPAC 2018 Match Season First Casts

Skegness Pier Angling Club’s (SPACs) first match of 2018 was held on Sunday 14th January from 2:30 till 6:30pm at Trunch Lane, on the beach in front of Lakeside Leisure and Big Catch Tackle. Conditions were ideal, with light wind

codling caught in the latest Colchester Sea Angling Club match
15 Jan 2018

Cod on the Sprat Hunt

A reasonable angling week on our part of the coast although January has never been a great month, but we anglers are always optimistic. Sprats have arrived in force into the estuary and boat anglers have reported big shoals showing

10 Jan 2018

Lancashire Sea Anglers Fundraising For RNLI

Bispham Angling and the Lancashire Sea fishing group ran their annual Christmas match the other week. A great turnout of 64 anglers who, thanks to the tremendous support from the prize-list sponsors, raised a fantastic £675 for the RNLI. A kind donation of £100 from Sally

John Popplewell with one of his codling
02 Jan 2018

Cod Showing On Essex Shores

Our angling year has now finished and a new one has begun, and it seems to have started off fairly well with the first run of codling that we have seen for two years. Most of the fish are being

Brian Fletcher with his 8lb 1oz cod
20 Dec 2017

Gynn Wall Producing Fish

Jordan would like to wish all the site visitors a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This week has provided some much better fish from both shore and boat. The fish have turned up in numbers again but a

Baily with his bass
18 Dec 2017

Essex Sea Angling Retrospective 2017

I thought we would look back at 2017 and how we have fared in the anglers’ calendar year on our part of the coast. We started off January with news that there would be a ban on catching and keeping

Dave Brown with a brace of cod
06 Dec 2017

Fish On The Fylde Coast Despite Weed

With the northerly winds recently coupled with the rain conditions have been difficult. The weed has also presented problems on some tides. This hasn’t put the fish of though with still plenty of whiting about, a few of the flatfish

Matt Clark with a shore caught codling
04 Dec 2017

Codling On The Essex Beaches

On the run up to the Christmas period we always find that the fishing tends to slow down somewhat. This year is no different, the thornback ray have all but disappeared and there are still only a few codling to

25 Nov 2017

Competition Time In Lancashire

Bispham Angling and Lancashire Sea Fishing group had their first match of the season last Sunday. The turnout was fantastic with 49 anglers participating on the Gynn Wall. The match was fished from Red Bank Road to the Miner’s home.

Adie with a double
21 Nov 2017

Adie Tops The Rover

The latest Skegness Pier Angling Club (SPAC) match, was a biggest fish rover fished anywhere between Mablethorpe and Gibraltar Point, with anglers weighing in their single heaviest fish only. Unfortunately, once again the cod did not show, with whiting deciding