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  1. Advice Low tide marks around Edinburgh?

    Scotland Catch Reports
    Hi there, I am brand new to fishing and really just want to get out there as much as possible, however I find myself constantly missing High tide times due to work etc, would anyone be able to point me to any decent areas that fish well during low water around Edinburgh I have a car so a short...
  2. New to fishing

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all, I have recently picked up fishing and realised that I really enjoy it, been fishing for around 2/3 months now. I live in North Devon so would like to pick some people's brains who fish around here. Thanks
  3. Suffolk Spots for Bass

    Bass Lure Fishing Forum
    Hi, I’ll be holidaying in Suffolk towards the end of August near Aldeburgh and was wondering if anyone could advise of any nearby spots where I could do a bit of lure fishing from the shore? I’m fairly new to this so any tips on lures/methods would also be greatly appreciated thanks.
  4. Mackerel fishing rig set-up (newbie)

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi Everyone, I'm looking to go mackerel fishing for the first time in ages in the next few weeks and would like some advice with set-up. I've got myself a 10ft Shakespeare mackerel rod, a 70 fixed spool reel with 20lb main line. I've got some 15ft tapered shock leaders as I will be beach...
  5. 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...
  6. Help an absolute beginner...

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi everyone, my wife walked out on me with my two kids after 15 years of marriage...:cry: so I now have a lot of spare time on my lonely hands and fancied having a go at sea fishing. All the divorce advice suggests trying a new sport to fill the empty hours, so I may make a fool of myself...
  7. Southampton based newbie..

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all, Fished the lakes as a kids. Carp and pike. Stopped for years. Started shore fishing when the mrs old man and brother took me one night. Bang into it. Mrs brother started a friendly mini match fishing league, few quid on entry for prizes and points. Loving it! I'll be about on here...
  8. £25 for bass lures...

    Bass Lure Fishing Forum
    So I'm new to the lure side of things, in Cornwall near st Austell, I've fished most of my life either commercially or more recently as a hobby. My go-to is beach or rock fishing a baited line on the bottom but fancy a bit of a different challenge! My question is... Being on a bit of a tight...
  9. Hello from Dorset (Lyme)

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Been a few years since I was on this site but glad to be back on and seeing what’s around and how everybody’s doing! After selling my Century TT’s and throwing everything out I’m finally getting back into it again, after a couple years Brought myself a couple Soniks, not bad rods I guess...
  10. Sea Fishing Advice

    General Sea Angling Discussion
    Hi all, I live in the North West (Preston) and recently got back to sea fishing a couple of weeks ago, when I was on holiday in anglesey, wales. Unfortunately, I didnt catch anything but I've got the fishing bug back! My question is.. Wheres best to fish in the north west? Locations/spots etc...
  11. Southampton lure fishing for a newbie

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Would love to hear any advice or pointers for light tackle lure fishing around Southampton. My experience is all from abroad and mostly trolling. I've bought a very lightweight (possibly a mistake?) set up in the hopes of hearing that sweet sweet sound of a screaming drag! Any advice you can...
  12. First time transom rebuild and finishing shetland 535

    Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Please refer to my other post, but im possibly looking for someone to not only supply, paid for of course, materials needed. But also maybe to help this stage of my project . I work hard, and consistant, and im a quick learner. Monies will either be paid, or maybe i can help with some labour for...
  13. Belfast noob

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hey everyone, I just got off for summer and want to try fishing- I’ve done it a few times but never by myself. I’m from Belfast so was hoping to go along the harbour/ Kinagar area (somewhere I can go on my bike). Would anyone be able to tell me what sort of bait to bring and what sort of fish...
  14. What reel please help

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    (Newbie sea angler ) Evening guys recently came back from Cape Verde boa Costa. After doing alot of surf fishing I took out a agility surf 70 and found it on was very happy for £40 But when got back it ceased to hell iv stripped to gears and it's just a nightmare and dosnt feel the same. Is...
  15. farther and son newbie fishing

    Beginners and Improvers
    hey guys im new to the world of fishing i bought my boy fishing gear for Christmas and now we are looking for places to fish in or near Portsmouth that aren't too busy. we're not looking to beach cast as we only have 8ft rods. as beginners we are just looking to catch and release, so any advice...
  16. Warkworth pier for begginers

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Well im brandnew to pier/shore/beach fishing and last week decided to go to amble(warkworth side) pier. Me and my friend jacky took 2 rods(£20 ebay specials), 2 tripod seats and a box with a few ready made rigs, weights and bait, thinking we were going to catch loads of fish haha loads of cheap...
  17. Has anyone fished the blast?

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all. Iv just bought a new beachcaster and im gunna be doing some overnight beach fishing this week. Could anyone recommend the best places to fish? Iv heard the blast is good also seaham hall beach. I have 2 rods 1 beachcaster for 100+yards also 1 rod for 30-60 yards, im taking rotten bottom...
  18. Hi has anyone got experience at seaham beaches?

    Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hi all. Iv just bought a new beachcaster and im gunna be doing some overnight beach fishing this week. Could anyone recommend the best places to fish? Iv heard the blast is good also seaham hall beach. I have 2 rods 1 beachcaster for 100+yards also 1 rod for 30-60 yards, im taking rotten bottom...
  19. Ron Thompson axellerator?

    Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi all, Looking to upgrade my rod to something with a bit more power after using a £40 combo set for the past 5 years. Original thoughts are the RT X as the ground I’m fishing is off rocks and near kelp beds, but would also like something that can be used on a clean beach. So any other...
  20. Sea fishing near London

    Shore Angling
    Hi there I'm fairly new to sea fishing. Just looking for for recommendations for winter fishing near London. Was down in Seaford and that looked good this weekend. Have a beachcaster and just looking for tips and recommendations for tactics and what can be caught with areas driveable from...
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