Brooke with her flatfish
09 May 2017

Young Brooke Enjoys Her Fishing

The fishing in the Lancashire area has slowed down a lot on the beaches recently due to easterly winds and the fact that the summer species have not arrived in force. Brooke Jones Cook from Leyland, aged just eight was delighted to land a

Winners of the Clacton Pier Charity Shield Match
08 May 2017

Clacton Pier Charity Shield 2017

Strong north-easterly winds over the last couple of weeks have curtailed the angling somewhat, but luckily the weekend saw the very cold wind drop to make the fishing that more pleasant for anglers including those fishing the Charity Shield. Clacton

The Elliot Beach venue
04 May 2017

Joc Goudie Shield 2017

Scotland v SAMF GB challenge match Elliot Beach Arbroath 29th April Joc Goudie Shield. Two teams of 15 battled it out in tough conditions for the newly named Joc Goudie Shield, on Elliot Beach Arbroath. A hard fought battle with

Young Mollie and her cod
01 May 2017

Super Sole from the Gynn Wall

Anthony Hewson fished at the Hole in the Wall Cafe on the Gynn Wall over the weekend, he had a few codling then a cracking sole on black worm. Fleetwood and District Angling Club fished the Wall after reports of

David Playforth with a good North Pier cod
25 Apr 2017

Flatties Score for Fleetwood Club

Anthony Paiyne fished a session half hour before high and 2½hours on the ebb using frozen black and a few crab. He wasn’t expecting much as it normally fishes better on the flood. First cast produced a flounder. Then nothing

blonde ray for Patrick Mckennor
24 Apr 2017

Big Rays and Spurs Hit the Essex Coast

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

Dean Macey and anglers
20 Apr 2017

Celebrate the outdoors with the National Fishing Month Silver Jubilee

Did you know that just about anybody can learn to fish? Fishing really is a four-season leisure pastime, and one of its joys is that in each season there are different and exciting fish to catch. Fishing transports you to

Essex beaches thornback ray
17 Apr 2017

Bass are Showing on Essex Beaches

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

Winner Andy Bunn with son
13 Apr 2017

Norfolk Sea Angling Festival 2017

The third year of the Norfolk Sea Angling Festival, hosted by Norfolk Angling Club, saw over 40 anglers competing each day for the top prize of £500. The heaviest single fish of each day for each angler was combined for

Match winner Dylan Morgan with one of his dabs
12 Apr 2017

Derby Miners Cup Success for Junior Dylan Morgan

Small fish have been the order of the day in recent Skegness Pier Angling Club (SPAC) matches, with the warmer weather failing to encourage the summer species to appear. There was a very close result in Match 6 held at