Taking a chance and running off to a new wreck way offshore I had perfect conditions for using slow jigs. As the video shows they absolutely nailed it with a few nice fish falling to the baits as well.
Fished down to low on the big tide a couple of days back. Fairly quiet at first with just small whiting and dogfish coming out. Rays came on feed about 90 mins before low and I had two..one of around 2lb and another just over 9lb.
Just before low tip wrapped over again and a good scrap...
Fished it an hour before and two hours after.
Bait: makeral and crab
Rigs 6/0 circle pennel/ 10/0 running ledger steel trace.
Fished it with two rods didn't get any bites until the tide turned and was dropping.
First got a small codling on crab bait. Then on mack and crab got a nice thornie...
I'm pretty new to sea fishing. I mainly enjoy spinning, but I'm interested in catching a conger this year.
For some context, I currently have three rods:
Has anyone on here used the Shakespeare Agility 2 Rough Ground rod? Specifically the 13ft rough ground model. If so, what's it like; is it really an out-and-out rough ground rod (which is what I'm after), or is it a bit soft like the rest of the Agility range?
Not posted a report in a long time. So heres a report of my trips so far this year.....
I have had many trips sw this year and had some nice rays bass hounds huss and tope as well as dogs etc...biggest ray at 9lb 14oz hounds at the 8lb + range with some bass at the 5lb + mark and huss around 6lb...
Still some good Conger about at New Passage on Mackerel fillet, best about 10lb and a few Codling to 2lb on squid, [not black lug though]. There would have been more if "some of us" were to hook all the fish that were biting!
I missed 3 BIG drop-backs.... 20ft+ of slack on worm and squid baits...
Met up with Kriscnc and a few other hardy souls, [lunatics], that decided to brave the N.E. winds to throw bait into very choppy water this morning.
Not a lot happening with just a small conger early on and a very small codling for me on squid/mackerel. Others had small codling to fresh worm...
Smallest of weather windows presented its self on Sunday; the tide was small, big westerly swell and wind were from the south-east, which meant fishing locally would be difficult to find somewhere where we'd hold reasonably well, so we headed over the other side to fish one of the wrecks...
Hi all, I'm looking for opinions on the above rod. I am wondering how it compares to the Leeda Icon Ultra Power or RT Axe.
I would be using the rod over rough ground with a SL30SH in the low reel position, using large baits and 5/6oz leads to target large Huss and Congers- is the Imax suitable...
The forecast was for a small lull between 2 periods of strong wind, as the forecast was for Southerly winds and it fell on a small tide we opted to head over the other side of the channel to make the most of the shelter the land would offer.
We left on the first lock, arriving at the wreck we...
Hi guys I'm just getting back into fishing, i live in essex and normally fish from canvey island and generally get the odd small bass/ whiting
I really want Beach fish for smoothhound dogfish and conger is there anywhere on the kent coast you can get that sort of variety? Or anywhere localish I...
We cast and watch our tips,
Lightened are our eyes,
The rain is on our lips,
We do not fish for prize,
We know those whom we trust,
And whitherward we fare,
We fish because we must,
In the cold damp air.
The waters of the seas,
Are troubled as by storm,
The tempest strips the trees,
We love kayak fishing . Our latest trip took us up to the highland of Scotland , and our plan was to fish throughout the night . At arrival the weather condition was not perfect it was getting dark , the rain was persistent and the strong wind was cutting across .
The essential requirement for...
The locks were closed for 2 weeks; so the 2nd of April was the first trip out in Swansea in a couple of weeks. Only 3 of us on board so we had plenty of space.
We started the day in Oxwich - normally we'd try drifting around this time of year to avoid the dogfish, but as there was...
New years eve we decided to have a run over to the other side for a change. We left Swansea on the first lock, arriving in blue anchor bay at around 9am.
Bites came pretty quickly with a few small thornbacks, conger and whiting - but bites died off after a few hours, so we moved a...
A fairly late start @ 8:30am, it was the day after my works due so I didn't think it would be wise to start too early!
Thankfully as we made our way out into the bay it was mirror flat!! So the hangover wouldn't be amplified by the boat slopping around.
We started the day on a small bit...