Latest Fishing Reports: United Kingdom
07/05/2013 Fishing Report by Rich Cope on Mistress (Whitby, North Yorkshire)
Whitby, North Yorkshire7 May 2013 by Rich Cope
Fishing is definately on the turn here at Whitby.
Craig and his pals from Network Rail in Manchester had some nice fish today.
Graham landed the biggest fish of the season so far aboard Mistress - An absolutely belting 26lb Ling.
It came from a distant wreck some 2 1/2 hour steam away from port. Caught on squid bait just as the flood tide started pushing.
Graham was using our Daiwa Hire tackle kindly donated by Daiwa earlier this year.
It consisted of a 20/30 Sea Hunter and a Slosh 30 multiplier
Well done Graham
Graham with his Ling
06/05/2013 Fishing Report by carl porter on Hard Labour (Wallasea Island, Essex)
Wallasea Island, Essex6 May 2013 by carl porter
May bank holiday weekend was a mixed bag.
Saturdays forecast wasn't the greatest and considering it was predicted to blow 20mph, it was actually blowing 35mph. We still managed to find some fish, but the weather cut our day short.
Sunday was a better forecast and the offshore banks were the target. fishing wasn't fast and furious but steady and over the course of the day the species and numbers of fish racked up. schoolie bass, dabs, skate, codling, pouting and the ever present thames tiger shark (LSD).
Monday was a local trip and by far the best day for numbers of fish although the species list was down. Plenty of skate was the order of the day mainly good sized fish too in the 8 to 10 lb bracket, with the biggest of the day going 11.5lb. Most of the maids went back, but the boys were not so lucky. The crew went home with a good feed of fish
06/05/2013 Fishing Report by Matt Rowe on Piscary (Poole, Dorset)
Poole, Dorset6 May 2013 by Matt Rowe
Poole now fishing it's head off for bream and smoothounds to mid doubles also congers, big blondes,thornbacks to double figures,spurs to mid double figures and the odd bonus cod to mid double figures.
05/2013 Fishing Report by Meirion Roberts on Incentive (Colwyn Bay, Conwy)
Colwyn Bay, ConwyMay 2013 by Meirion Roberts
This weekend saw the first of this years mackerel, hopefully this is the start of the summer! Also catching dabs, whiting, codling,doggies. A few plaice, thornbacks and huss have been landed too.
06/05/2013 Fishing Report by Peter Everett on Amino (Shotley, Suffolk)
Shotley, Suffolk6 May 2013 by Peter Everett
Following yesterdays relatively good day, spirits were high as were expectations of the crew!!!
We headed out to the first mark to pick up the last of the flood and despite having a small Thornback first cast, did not produce much else other than Dogs so we moved to yesterdays spot for the ebb, in hope of similar fish to yesterday............and we weren't disappointed.
As per yesterday the first of the ebb produced a couple of Thornback, nice fish again of 9lb and 11lb. Mid tide we picked up one or two Cod of around the 5lb mark (as per yesterday) and another couple of Thornbacks and as the tide started to ease we were tempted to have a move but then Cliff landed a Thornback of 12lb+, we had another of 11lb to the rod of Simon Ward and another couple of Cod, one to Derk and one to Cliff, and the biggest of the day at a shade over 11lb (pictured).
Ended up with a total of 11 Thornback, 6 Cod, loadsa dogs....however, Cliff did lose ANOTHER Bass!!! sorry Cliff!lol
Cracking day, cheers chaps.
05/05/2013 Fishing Report by Peter Everett on Amino (Shotley, Suffolk)
Shotley, Suffolk5 May 2013 by Peter Everett
Artur and his group not only had a cracking day of weather, but also had some nice fish on their trip today.
Although the Dogfish are back in numbers (we must have had at least 50 today) we did manage to get through to some better fish, ending the day with 9 skate, two over 11lb and personal best fish for both Artur (pictured) and Thomas.
We also had some Cod landing 3 up to 7lb 12 oz, the biggest falling to Thomas and lost a couple of other fish, so hopefully we will find some more tomorrow ;-)
06/05/2013 Fishing Report by Steve Andrews on Supreme (Rhyl, Denbighshire)
Rhyl, Denbighshire6 May 2013 by Steve Andrews
Summer could finally be on its way had the first Mackerel of the year yesterday , and there are some good Huss,Thornback rays starting to show things at last looking good
NO BULL JUST RESULTS
05/2013 Fishing Report by Ross Parham on Spot On! (Brixham, Devon)
Brixham, DevonMay 2013 by Ross Parham
4th and 5th of May saw the return of Milnrow sea anglers for there second trip of 2013.
It was Brixhams Pirate Festival over this weekend so we got in the mood by flying the 'Jolly Roger' flag for the festivities.
8 anglers made the long journey down to fish on Spot On.
Saturday saw a windy day on the skerries but still Spot On managed 75 plaice along with Dabs, Bull huss, grey gurnard, whiting, dogfish and herring.
Best Plaice fell to Paul Whiting topping out at 3lb.
Sunday was a day we would like many more of with flat calm seas and we did not waste it, travelling out to the wrecks and the first cod's of 2013 for Spot On and I am sure not the last, smaller Pollock up to the 7/8lb mark and ling up to 15lb made up the day with more whiting and pouting, over the weekend the lads managed 12 different species between them.
I would like to thank the Milnrow lads for some great fun and bringing the sunshine instead of the snow with them this time.
06/05/2013 Fishing Report by Sam Cumming on Silver Spray (Poole, Dorset)
Poole, Dorset6 May 2013 by Sam Cumming
A few photos from the this last week, as you can see some stunning weather to go with some good fishing. The first big hit of bream came on friday with a good selection of males and females of all sizes up to about 2lb 8oz. A couple of late spur dogs from slack water on thursday was a bit of a surprise to round off some good sized pollock and a few cod off the wrecks. Another first for this summer was Dave Faulkners bass weighing a respectable 5lb.
06/05/2013 Fishing Report by Bernard Walls on T.J.Gannet (Hartlepool, Durham)
Hartlepool, Durham6 May 2013 by Bernard Walls
Just a quick report for the bank holiday. Sunday 5th went from mark to mark and wreck to wreck for next to nothing all day until we dropped on to a mark for the last hour. We then got half a dozen cod all around the 3lb mark. Monday 6th
Went straight back to the last mark from yesterday and started catching cod straight away. All still around 3lb then we had a couple around 4lb. After a couple of hours we decided to have a move, looking for something a little bigger but to no avail. We ended moving back to original mark and started catching cod around the same size plus a small pollock and an octopus! Ended up with 14 cod (+ 4 put back in) 1 pollock, 1 octopus, 5 pouting and the obligatory half doz whiting.
Hope to see you all soon