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  1. Shore Gorleston beach?

    East Coast Catch Reports
    Hi - Decided to get back in to beachcasting this autumn/winter after 35 year gap. Used to fish Gorleston beach but it looks very different now, is it still ok? Live near Norwich (Brundall), any thoughts on a good place to start appreciated. Thanks, Mark
  2. Pointers for a newbie? Portlethen / Downies

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Hi all, I live on the cliffs at in the Portlethen area so thought i'd give fishing a go, picked up a beachcaster and pen reel and been having a go every few evenings for the past month . . . 1 fish so far and not even on the beach caster but on a toy spinning reel whilst waiting for the crabs...
  3. Dundrum / Newcastle

    Northern Ireland & Rep of Ireland Catch Reports
    Alright folks I’m new to sea fishing in general. I’ll be spending a good few days over the next wee while in Newcastle, Co. Down. Any good spots around the Newcastle area (except the main NC harbour) that would be good and easy to begin at? Also, on the way into Newcastle I’ve noticed the...
  4. Fishing marks around Somerset?

    Shore Angling
    Recently got back into sea fishing after moving to somerset, basically got the gear just no idea. I've fished Minehead harbour wall and also watchet wall today. Just would like some simple advice on fishing marks, baits and tackle to keep my morale up as I've blanked a good few times. Also never...
  5. Hi from Aberdeenshire

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hey Been in Aberdeen for over 2 years and now living near Drumlithie. Just got into sea fishing and am completely new to it. Any advice or pointers on quiet places to fish, bait to use etc would be greatly appreciated. Cheers Andy
  6. [Beach/Feathering] Advice on current setup

    Beginners and Improvers
    I thought it would be a good idea and post on here since I've ended up accumulating a (relatively) moderate amount of gear without really getting into fishing. Essentially, the main fishing I have been doing is feathering for mackerel and the current gear I have is the Shakespeare Agility 2...
  7. Northern Ireland beginner spots

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi guys I’m Completely new to Sea fishing and I’m looking for a few good spots that arnt busy in Northern Ireland, on the East Coast preferably. Somewhere for a beginner to get Started without being surrounded by the Pros :happy: The more secluded the better! I have fished before when I was...
  8. First fishing trip

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hello everyone, I'm new to WSF and sea fishing. I'm wanting to do my first fish in a couple of weeks time at Caister on Sea, I would be most grateful for any tips or advice on what to expect, bait to use etc. regarding anything to do with my first trip as a sea fisherman. Thank you all so much...
  9. Ringstead bay intrest

    South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    Hey everyone, first time poster and new member here. Looking for some advice fishing at ringstead. I have fished other marks like worbarrow, dancing ledge and chisel but looking for somwhere new and the reef in range of a cast and some deeper cleaner water on the east side in the bay is almost...
  10. Ringstead bay intrest

    Shore Angling
    Hey everyone, first time poster and new member here. Looking for some advice fishing at ringstead. I have fished other marks like worbarrow, dancing ledge and chisel but looking for somwhere new and the reef in range of a cast and some deeper cleaner water on the east side in the bay is almost...
  11. Newbie thinking of boat /shore fishing

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all Been a course fisherman for decades but losing the will to fish with so many waters being stocked. Not like the old days when you had to hunt for any local species naturally in rivers, lakes and canals. The catch was so worthwhile then even for a toddler - because they were local...
  12. newbie to fishing (16yrs old) and would like some tips

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    hey:) im 16 years old and live in cornwall, and am starting to get into fishing. so far i have only done some lure and spinning from prussia cove and hayle. i am looking for some advice on times, lures and places that are good for fishing, i normally only go to prussia but am open to travel to...
  13. You have to start somewhere - Yet another novice

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hello group! Yes another newbie to the sea fishing game here. Names Colin, and live in Stirling, Central belt, Scotland. Form the first 50 odd years of my life, I have done the majority of my fishing in fresh water, apart from the couple of harbour or beach sessions on holiday. Have decided to...
  14. LRF in Dec/Jan

    LRF....*Light Rock Fishing*
    new to fishing and I had some fun during the summer LRF. Just wondering if you can light rock fish all year round and if so should I change tackle etc. Had some success with wrasse and gobys using isome Cheers
  15. Aberdovey area tips

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hello, just joined as I have sited my touring caravan near Aberdovey for next year, March to October. I would like some tips on what times of year, places and tides are best for fishing, after the mackerel and bass mainly, but into anything really. I prefer evening/night fishing, and hope to...
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