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  1. Highlanders , species hunters .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Friends and the great outdoors . Well worth a watch , many fish species , great scenery, adventure and a laugh . . Cool Wrasse . Beautiful . Near tropical . Simply cold , simply wet , simply awesome from Central Scotland kayak anglers . Enjoy the pictures , video . Tight lines all . Nico .
  2. Off tide , flat calm and sunny .

    Scotland Catch Reports
    What makes a good adventure ? The weather , the company , the sights , nature , fresh air , fish . It's never all perfect . Today's weather was perfect . Rising sun . Not a breath of wind . So calm and peaceful Windless Killing the peace . Friends . Amazing weather and...
  3. CONNEL BRIDGE, LOCH ETIVE.

    General Sea Angling Discussion
    Had a wee hour or so at the layby under the oban side of the Connel bridge this afternoon, tide was running at warp speed into etive Just using 10ft spinning rod 18lb main on fixed spool. Using couple of different lures sparkly blue purple and black n silver. And a gold phallic shaped lure with...
  4. Help me help my (Edinburgh) friend catch mackerel!

    General Sea Angling Discussion
    Hello! My brother-in-law is a complete newbie to fishing but very iterested. Unfortunately I am limited to how much I can help him being that he lives in Edinburgh and I live in Swansea. He has tried spinning for mackerel from Granton Pier to no avail. He is dying to catch a mackerel and I...
  5. In2 Dunoon

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Another week , another adventure . Same again , not travelling too far for fishing , this time we decided to give the Clyde estuary a small check . There is always a little bit of paddling involved and exercise for us all so we , I decided to go to Dunoon . The Gantocks in 2020 > We got an...
  6. New species

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Out and about , small exercise and plenty fresh air , this time we went exploring the Clyde estuary . And a first . A dragonnette . Those fish are not as common as the haddock , cod and mackerel . Goldsinny wrasse . And another amazing catch . The red bandfish . Those are even harder to...
  7. New to WSF :)

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi All, I've just signed up so please be nice :) I'm from Dublin and have been fishing for about 15 years since I was 12 but have yet to catch anything reasonable or worth ranting on about. I'm hoping that by joining here, reading up on tips and tricks within the forum and advice from you...
  8. Any mackerel around yet around Gosport?

    South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    I’ve only just back into fishing after a long long time- corona got me ‘hooked’ again. I’ve been out a fair bit around Gosport ferry, Gilkicker, millennium bridge, fort on creek. Caught loads of shoal bass, couple of bigger bass, wrasse and a conger but really desperate to try for mackerel...
  9. Blank city

    Beginners and Improvers
    Hello guys, So i'm pretty new to fishing and I would just like a helping hand with where i'm currently going wrong, and how to get to a point where i'm actually half alright and don't need to keep asking for advice! I currently have a 10' spinning rod and a little 6.5' cheap spinner that I got...
  10. Novice looking for advice...

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi all, I'm keen to get fishing for mackerel and sea bass in and around Bangor, North Wales but im mostly used to boat and rock fishing using jigs, poppers and plugs in the tropics (I’ve also posted this in north wales catch thread for mark tips). Is there a suitable rod/reel combo that would...
  11. Shore Novice looking for advice...

    North Wales Catch Reports
    Hi all, I'm keen to get fishing for mackerel and sea bass in and around Bangor, North Wales but don't know the best spots or the ideal rig for the area (im used to boat fishing and enjoy using jigs, poppers and plugs in the tropics). Is there a suitable rod/reel combo that would be suitable...
  12. Mackerel fishing and making Mackerel stew in Korean style.

    Cooking your catch
    It is 2 hours to the East from Seoul the capital city of South Korea. This city is also popular among Korean people for its beautiful long beach and thick Pine tree forest and mountains. (In the year 2018, the Winter Olympic took place in Korea. The very place of where the event took place was...
  13. Loch Long , full story , images and Video

    Scotland Catch Reports
    This week we decided to head to Loch Long , paddle , fish and explore . We all love the big outdoor , the fresh air and cracking scenery : We tried for pollock along the rock face . Exploring . Nice ballan wrasse . Little Goby in there , beautiful sheltered water . Species number...
  14. 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 :)
  15. West Bexington

    South West Catch Reports
    Hi all, Fished west Bexington last night, insanely busy from the moment I arrived! I hear it’s ALWAYS like that? First time ever fishing the Chesil Bank so I was pretty excited. After a 15/20 minute walk finally managed to squeeze myself in I couldn’t believe the amount of anglers. Over...
  16. Tackle and paddle

    Scotland Catch Reports
    We headed west this week and added new faces to our kayak group . It was choppy on the water . Fishing super light for the mackerel was fun . We paddled miles . Should have done better in heavy sea . My buddy did well . Nice pollock , bucket full of mackerel . Hardest part of the...
  17. Isle of Skye fishing

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Hi all, My family and I will visit the isle of Skye in mid september. Really looking forward to our visit. We are staying in Carbost for 5 days and my dad and I would like to try to catch sea bass, pollack, mackerel, cod etc. with spoons (e.g. abu garcia Toby spoon 28 gr.), shads (e.g. spro...
  18. Planning a cod trip

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Hi all was just wondering if anyone's up for a sesh at arbroath area going for cod, mackerel or conger was out last weekend and had 2 cod and a makkie but had to leave due to weather so wanting to plan a long all day or night session and would be interested to see if anyone wants to tag alone.
  19. Any decent weybourne mackerel trips

    East Coast Catch Reports
    I have been half a dozen times fishing to high tide with feathers, struggling to get any sizeable mackerel. Even when they are biting I'm not getting any more than three per trip. My question: has anyone had any decent catches with regards to quantity, hooked into any shoals etc? This year for...
  20. Those mackerel

    Cooking your catch
    Glad the mackerel have arrived , they are fun to catch , I love them fresh and keep the rest as bait . Anyway we went for a paddle in the Clyde estuary not far from Glasgow . Not many but good enough and so fresh . Filleted two , rich just like steak . Made a mango salsa , with red...
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