1. Becoming a WSF Member is Free, you can also sign up using your Facebook, Twitter or Google Account to make life even easier.

    Membership has the following benefits:
    - Members gain full access to the whole of the WSF site, including our popular for sale boards.
    - The ability to search through 10 years worth of tackle advice and catch reports.
    - Less adverts.
    - Regular updates on what is happening in the world of sea fishing.

    SIGN UP NOW FOR FREE

  2. 2017 WSF Portland Boat Meet - 20th-27th of May



    "As a lot of you will know, we have an annual boat meet at Portland (Dorset) which all are welcome to attend."

    Read more: 2017 WSF Portland Boat Meet



    Dismiss Notice

World Sea Fishing Forums | the forum for recreational sea anglers

    1. WSF Rules and FAQ

      The rules of the WSF Forum and the Frequently Asked Questions
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      4
      RSS
    1. Newbie Introduction Forum

      Introduce yourself to the World Sea Fishing forum members...
      Discussions:
      3,729
      Messages:
      22,849
      Latest: Hi Cod-father, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:12 PM
      RSS
    2. General Sea Angling Discussion

      A forum that covers everything else angling related not covered by our other forums.
      Discussions:
      17,038
      Messages:
      209,419
      Latest: Smooth hounds goby13, Apr 28, 2017 at 2:27 PM
      RSS
    3. Shore Angling

      The place to discuss all aspects of fishing from the shore.
      Discussions:
      598
      Messages:
      6,830
      Latest: may bloom and fishing Bykerfisher, Apr 28, 2017 at 2:29 PM
      RSS
    4. Casting

      A forum for questions relating to casting and casting technique.
      Discussions:
      6,038
      Messages:
      66,564
      Latest: fixed spool reel down rodney adler, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:48 PM
      RSS
    5. Beginners and Improvers

      A section where less experienced anglers can ask for help and advice.
      Discussions:
      3,789
      Messages:
      40,467
      Latest: Which Saltist for boat fishing Stupidluke, Apr 28, 2017 at 2:31 PM
      RSS
    6. Bait Discussion

      A forum for discussing baits, presentation and anything else to do with angling baits.
      Discussions:
      5,949
      Messages:
      53,932
      Latest: Mail order rag/lug? Andi Smith, Apr 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM
      RSS
    7. Cooking your catch

      Many anglers like to eat a proportion of their catch, this forum is for those who want to discuss and exchange ideas on how to do it.
      Discussions:
      1,341
      Messages:
      14,085
      Latest: Ray cuttings ? Stu_, Apr 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM
      RSS
    8. Species Hunt 2016

      The WSF Species Hunt 2016
      Discussions:
      118
      Messages:
      1,354
      RSS
    9. Species Hunt 2017

      The WSF Species Hunt 2017
      Discussions:
      64
      Messages:
      612
      Latest: Simon8132 species hunt 2017 shore simon8132, Apr 24, 2017 at 8:50 PM
      RSS
    1. Tackle & Equipment Discussions

      Talk about everything tackle.
      Discussions:
      38,811
      Messages:
      368,310
      Latest: Century Kompressor Sport (Mk 1) buggsyboy, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:54 PM
      RSS
    2. Reel Repair and Maintenance

      The forum for discussing and asking questions regarding anything to do with reel repair and maintenance.
      Discussions:
      1,217
      Messages:
      8,792
      Latest: Shimano Rarenium Spinning Reel Maintenance www lighty, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:24 PM
      RSS
    3. Rod Building

      The forum for discussion, asking questions and advice on rod building.
      Discussions:
      1,180
      Messages:
      8,606
      Latest: Brush help gert, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:38 PM
      RSS
    4. DIY Tackle

      The forum for those who like to make their own tackle and accessories.
      Discussions:
      210
      Messages:
      2,300
      Latest: Home made reducers The Third Earl, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:38 PM
      RSS
    1. Lure Fishing How To Guides

      How to guides on various aspects of lure fishing, ideal for the beginner and useful for the experts too :)
      Discussions:
      32
      Messages:
      629
      Latest: What size? JonD, Apr 25, 2017 at 4:53 AM
      RSS
    2. Bass Lure Fishing

      Discuss all topics relating to bass lure fishing from tackle, technique to marks.
      Discussions:
      2,433
      Messages:
      46,990
      Latest: Lots of small bass razorboy, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:56 PM
      RSS
    3. Light Game Forum

      HRF and everything between LRF and Bass lure fishing.
      Discussions:
      20
      Messages:
      241
      Latest: Dusk in Dunbar mikeyfelley, Apr 22, 2017 at 3:39 PM
      RSS
    4. LRF Forum - Light Rock Fishing

      A forum within the spirit of LRF sub 8g and max 6lbs breaking strain
      Discussions:
      1,710
      Messages:
      18,900
      Latest: New kit arrived, tips needed Livefast, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:58 PM
      RSS
    5. Saltwater Fly Fishing

      The forum to discuss all things related to Saltwater Fly Fishing.
      Discussions:
      307
      Messages:
      2,834
      Latest: kayak fly fishing Northgarden, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:03 PM
      RSS
    6. General Lure Fishing Topics

      This place for talking about fishing with lures!
      Discussions:
      10,912
      Messages:
      130,575
      Latest: How much do you pay for lures / soft baits? swansea Jack, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:08 PM
      RSS
    7. Lure DIY: Home Made Lures & Lure Fishing Tackle

      For the discussion of making your own lures and lure fishing tackle
      Discussions:
      126
      Messages:
      1,168
      Latest: Bucktail jig swansea Jack, Apr 27, 2017 at 10:32 PM
      RSS
    1. Boat Angling / Angling Afloat

      Ask for help, give advice or just chat about boat angling techniques.
      Discussions:
      15,723
      Messages:
      166,077
      Latest: Plaice: To drift or anchor. REG PHILLIPS, Apr 28, 2017 at 5:01 PM
      RSS
    2. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance

      A forum for owners or aspiring owners wanting to talk or ask questions about boating, boats, maintenance or equipment.
      Discussions:
      18,359
      Messages:
      217,530
      Latest: Seen a boat, need some advice please Waynethepunk, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:40 PM
      RSS
    3. Kayak Angling Forum

      Ask for help, give advice or just chat about kayaks and kayak angling techniques.
      Discussions:
      2,046
      Messages:
      12,780
      Latest: Best drysuit Yakdiver, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:13 PM
      RSS
    4. Boat Owning Groups

      WSF Groups for people who own certain makes of boats.
      Discussions:
      546
      Messages:
      3,688
      Latest: Boat cleaning nab raider, Apr 28, 2017 at 2:31 PM
      RSS
    1. South East Catch Reports

      Covering Essex and Kent.
      Discussions:
      37,646
      Messages:
      377,436
      Latest: Fresh Herrings wanted WOODER, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:51 PM
      RSS
    2. South Coast & CI Catch Reports

      Covers Sussex, Hampshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.
      Discussions:
      41,830
      Messages:
      389,814
      Latest: spider crabs CastawayDave, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:55 PM
      RSS
    3. South West Catch Reports

      Covers Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and the Bristol Channel.
      Discussions:
      23,131
      Messages:
      189,301
      Latest: Budleigh Salterton The Third Earl, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:31 PM
      RSS
    4. North West & the Isle of Man Catch Reports

      Covers Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria. Also covers the Isle of Man.
      Discussions:
      15,430
      Messages:
      114,361
      Latest: Off to the Island Sparlash, Apr 27, 2017 at 11:48 AM
      RSS
    5. North East Catch Reports

      Covers Northumberland, Durham, Tyne & Wear, Teeside, Middlesborough, Redcar and Cleveland.
      Discussions:
      14,769
      Messages:
      111,571
      Latest: Malaga Bykerfisher, Apr 27, 2017 at 5:09 PM
      RSS
    6. Whitby, Holderness & The Humber Catch Reports

      Covers Whitby, East Riding of Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire
      Discussions:
      295
      Messages:
      1,699
      Latest: beach reclamation krysb, Apr 25, 2017 at 4:00 PM
      RSS
    7. East Coast Catch Reports

      Covers Norfolk, Suffolk and South East Lincolnshire.
      Discussions:
      19,943
      Messages:
      141,284
      Latest: SACRED COD Davidsp, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:02 PM
      RSS
    8. North Wales Catch Reports

      Catch reports and information for fishing in North Wales covering Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham.
      Discussions:
      12,381
      Messages:
      112,306
      Latest: Baby Bass dai1641, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:35 PM
      RSS
    9. South & West Wales Catch Reports

      Catch reports and information for fishing in South and West Wales covering Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Newport, Monmouthshire.
      Discussions:
      60,406
      Messages:
      549,997
      Latest: Beast found at sully! And alive! bas, Apr 28, 2017 at 4:36 PM
      RSS
    10. Scotland Catch Reports

      Sea fishing reports for venues in Scotland.
      Discussions:
      33,999
      Messages:
      337,674
      RSS
    11. Northern Ireland & Rep of Ireland Catch Reports

      Catch reports and information for fishing in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
      Discussions:
      2,770
      Messages:
      20,343
      Latest: Should Iain have stayed home ? ( LOL) sompsick, Apr 28, 2017 at 1:22 PM
      RSS
  1. WSF Marketplace

    The place to buy and sell your own gear and find bargains from eBay, Amazon, Tackle Shops and other sources.
    1. WSF Classifieds - Items for sale or wanted

      Buy and sell unwanted personal items.
      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
    1. Europe

      Talk about European fishing
      Discussions:
      3,450
      Messages:
      35,282
      RSS
    2. Rest of the World

      Talk about fishing around the rest of the world.
      Discussions:
      4,794
      Messages:
      37,724
      Latest: hoi an vietnam nolegs, Apr 28, 2017 at 9:35 AM
      RSS
    1. Carp and Coarse

      A forum for discussion of carp, coarse and predator angling.
      Discussions:
      1,958
      Messages:
      15,551
      Latest: Who's been out dave hallett, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:43 PM
      RSS
    2. Fly Fishing

      A forum for discussion of game angling.
      Discussions:
      638
      Messages:
      3,658
      Latest: Greys XF2 10ft 7weight steve martin, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:35 PM
      RSS
    1. Area Groups

      Discussions:
      222
      Messages:
      1,379
      Latest: Shetland tackle burkey22, Apr 13, 2017
      RSS
    2. Find Fishing Friends

      Groups where you can find other anglers to fishing with
      Discussions:
      102
      Messages:
      284
      Latest: Sussex Coast alfie7, Mar 29, 2017
      RSS
    3. Angling Clubs

      Groups for angling clubs
      Discussions:
      295
      Messages:
      1,964
      Latest: Hart Surface Patriot 120 mikeyfelley, Apr 26, 2017 at 11:04 AM
      RSS
Desktop