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

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general new and reports
22 Aug 2014

Cornish Angler Fish for Lucy

Lucy Millard and her partner Steve Brown enjoyed a brilliant trip on the Celtic Fox out of Penzance . Lucy hooked up to this monster 26lb anglerfish on mackerel feathers. Lucy said “I beat Steve with 46 fish and this beauty though I needed his help

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general new and reports
02 Jul 2014

Five Go Fishing in Dorset

Lyme Regis Sea Angling Club had cracking weather for the ‘Five Go Fishing in Dorset’ two-day charter boat competition in Lyme Regis – 28th-29th June. The target for each angler was the best aggregate score of five species – cod,

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general new and reports
21 Sep 2013

45th Torbay Fishing Festival

Around 800 shore and boat anglers took part in the 45th Torbay Fishing Festival this year. The event, sponsored by Shimano and Cox & Rawle , took place over the nine days between Friday 6th and Sunday 15th September. The boundaries were set for

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general new and reports
26 Oct 2012

Angling Trust Boat Championships 2012

Minehead hosted this year’s annual AT boat angling competition, maintaining its well earned reputation as a strong alternative venue to the south coast options and this was reflected in positive comments by all the attending anglers. HQ for the event

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general new and reports
28 Oct 2011

Emma Bags a Record

A trip out of Falmouth last week proved to be a “red” letter day for Emma Hodge when she landed a new British record red gurnard . Emma and husband Nigel were fishing onboard their own 42′ Offshore 125 charter boat “ Wave Chieftain

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general new and reports
14 Mar 2010

Stellar action on Supernova

The weather has been extraordinarily kind this year compared to the back end of 2009, so as I watched the forecast get better and better towards this week-end I couldn’t resist a last minute trip for a final crack at

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general new and reports
10 Oct 2009

Pout for the count

Steve Parker reports on his Weymouth charter trip on Atlanta skippered by Dave Pitman… I had been staring at the forecast for Saturday 26th September all week.  The forecast was for light winds and sunny skies and I was just

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general new and reports
30 Aug 2009

Prolific Plymouth

It looked like the weather would prevent any chance of getting to sea to sample some of the excellent, deep water, west country fishing during a week’s break in Devon.With a slight window in the weather forecast for Saturday 29th

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general new and reports
18 May 2009

Angling Trust Severn Division Boat Competition, Minehead, May 9 & 10th 2009

This year’s Severn division boat competition saw 24 anglers from as far away as North Wales taking part on 3 boats over 2 days sailing from Minehead, Somerset. This competition is fished on a catch and release basis with points

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