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  1. Advice Anywhere near or in Penarth/Barry to collect mussels?

    South & West Wales Catch Reports
    Hi everyone, just wondered if anyone knew of any decent spots to collect mussels in the area? Heard down Barry Docks is alright but not sure where or how I am supposed to get to them without putting the wetsuit on :BigGrin: (joking). They are for bait by the way not for eating so couldn't care...
  2. Peeler Crabs

    Whitby, Holderness & The Humber Catch Reports
    Hello everyone! I've started my preparation for the autumn/winter season and decided to have a wonder to try and find some peelers for my freezer. Unfortunately my ventures have not been very successful but gave me a chance to recce some new marks! I have two questions: 1. Would anyone...
  3. Bait digging - Bylaws?? Edinburgh area

    Bait Discussion
    Hi Folks, First post here and it is about bait digging, but I am not looking for any tips on areas to dig so don't worry! I'm just a very new angler and looking to dig my own baits. I am just wondering is there any Bylaws that I need to be aware of when digging for Rags/Lugs in the Edinburgh...
  4. Keeping sea prawns at home

    General Sea Angling Discussion
    Just after some advice on keeping prawns alive at home, in a tank for a long period of time. Any advice is welcome on equipment etc.
  5. Slippery silver

    Bait Discussion
    Hi all, I'm trying to get my hands on some live sandeel and wonder what are/is your preferred way of catching them (from the shore). Some of the methods I've heard about are - Catch them in a pushnet just like prawns, A bigger net pulled about by a couple of people, Dig them out with a fork...
  6. Unused bait and PVA bags for shore angling?

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi, Has anyone tried emulating the PVA mesh bags that carp anglers use to get more scent by their bait from the shore? I invariably have some bait leftover after most trips and wondered if freeze drying or desiccating it, sticking it in a PVA mesh bag and using it as "groundbait" by the hook...
  7. Looking for product testers

    General Sea Angling Discussion
    Ive been toying with 2 different sea bait glugs Will be calling it "THAT GLUG STUFF". Crushed crab and ragworm glugs. Both come in said versions or chilli wave versions. completely natural . No added preservatives . Id like 10 or so anglers who fish regularly , any level of experience, to...
  8. Anyone using .....

    Bait Discussion
    Hi guys Fishing the Bristol, channel seems a lot of the cod are full of prawns and crab but we all stick to worm! Just wondering is anyone has gone out and used prawn as a bait and how did you get in with it? Chris
  9. Best website for fresh/frozen baits?

    Bait Discussion
    hi everyone, Just curious as to what online shops you get your baits from? I’ve never brought online before so I’m slightly curious! Looking for some recommendations! T.I.A :)
  10. Lantern Lure - UK

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    On my facebook I had an advert for a thing called a lantern lure - being sold via some app called Wish for about a pound. After a bit of searching to work out what these things are called, I've found them being sold on Amazon and eBay. They are basically a chum cage a little larger than an old...
  11. Step by step instructional video on the basics of bream fishing with bait

    Beginners and Improvers
    I’m just sharing a step by step instructional video I created on the basics of bream fishing. Video can be seen here I think many will find this helpful. In this instance, we are using live scrub worms to catch bream. We guide you through tackle and gear selection, rig setup, bait presentation...
  12. Ibiza hiking?

    Hi... I'm going on a 4 day hiking trip along the south coast of Ibiza. I need compact and light gears to catch some eatable small fish that I can pull out without a net. I"m a newbie so no experience with shore fishing What kind of fish I need to catch, what location/time, what kind of...
  13. Ibiza hiking

    Shore Angling
    Hi... I'm going on a 4 day hiking trip along the south coast of Ibiza. I need compact and light gears to catch some eatable small fish that I can pull out without a net. I"m a newbie so no experience with shore fishing What kind of fish I need to catch, what location/time, what kind of...
  14. Razor clam Shoreham / Hove / Worthing area?

    Bait Discussion
    Hi folks. Looking to gather some Razor Clam for bait. Any tips for the above mentioned area? Im in Portslade so thats my easy access area. Thank you in advance for your tips. Have a nice day.
  15. Downtiding advice please

    Boat Angling / Angling Afloat
    Hi everyone, I've been boat fishing a few times but it has always been drifting over rough ground or wrecks using baited muppets or, jigs, hokis etc. I'm booked on a boat next week and the skipper has said that we will be dowxtiding. I've searched the old google but there does not seem to be a...
  16. Online Bait suppliers

    South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    I must caution you all ppl from buying your bait from this shop: Received undersized lugworms and less than purchased. Please read below: "" My order, #115880 from The Bait and Tackle Centre, submitted on February 12, 2019, 6:45 pm . Order Details - Bait and Tackle...
  17. Wanted Black lug/yellow tails north east?

    Wanted Items
    As above can anyone reccomend someone who digs lugworm please. If heard some people use chemicals to help finding them. So can someone reccomend a good source thanks in advance mick. P.s. I'm durham area anywhere in northeast would be fine

    Bait Discussion
    Hi people im new to fishing rivers and looking for some spots around strood that aint to snaggy ive tried medway city and and gilliingham peir but drew nothing any advice on frozen baits would be welcomed as as well as rigs im doing it with my little girl and there is no chance of her going...
  19. Anyone used

    Bait Discussion
    Just wondered if anybody has used them before and what the quality was like before I upset the wife again and fill up the freezer. Prices seem too good to be true and as the saying goes... Thanks in advance.
  20. Slow Melt PVA mesh

    Bait Discussion
    Hi there ive been looking about on carp fishing shops and come across this stuff. What im wondering is has anyone found something like this that takes between 15-30mins to dissolve as the stuff I have seen there only takes up to 45secs. I would like to use something similar to this instead of...