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  1. South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    I found https://www.cowesharbourcommission.co.uk/tidal_simulations Does anyone have more information about the tidal stream predictions around the West Solent, West Wight areas?
  2. General Sea Angling Discussion
    Great trip out on my boat with my 4yr old daughter today. Fished about 2 / 2.5 hrs either side of high water. Started at anchor and were plaiged with doggies (she thought it was great catching ‘baby sharks’!). I think we caught about 10 in total. All on mackerel strips patonoster. Given the...
  3. South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    Morning All My first post, and complete newbie to sea fishing bar catching mackerel from a dangerously overladen boat in Cornwall as a kid. Read up a bit and fancy breaking my cherry at Lepe and have worked out from other posts where to park and walk down at Gypsy Lane. Love some guidance on...
  4. South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    Afternoon everyone. im getting the opportunity to visit the island next weekend and thought i might as well bring my gear and try a different location. I have done a bit of research and the names Chale and Blackgang keep comming up as prime spots for rays and a mixed bag. I have never been here...
  5. Boat Angling / Angling Afloat
    I just thought I’d let everyone know of a new club we’ve just launched. Gone Fishing Boat Club gives its members unlimited access to fishing boats for a fixed monthly fee of £149 for weekday use, and £199 for anytime use. You simply choose the boat you want, book online and go fishing. You can...
  6. Kayak Angling Forum
    Has anyone found or used any good self draining supper bungs and i am looking for some for those pesky scupper holes beneth my seating postion. or if anyone knows a DIY method i could try out?
  7. Boat Angling / Angling Afloat
    So here's a (possibly quite dumb) question for those who know the Solent area.... Earlier this year I moved my boat down to Eastney and have been getting to know the eastern Solent, so far so good. I know that the Blocks can be productive but I'm not certain of how people fish it. Is it...
  8. Kayak Angling Forum
    morning all. Just brought myself a Ocean Kayak Big Game 2 with all the gear and wondering if theres any of you lot who fish the solent? Sold my Boat last year due too lack of use but miss the water dearly, i still fish of the shore but hopefully theres a few friendly people who i could tag...
  9. South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    I've got the week off and the misses is working, which can only mean one thing! :happydance: With excitement I ventured down to Lepe for the first time on Monday. I got there bright and early and dug a few king rag. I fished round to the left past the D Day things in the water. It was a great...
  10. Bass Lure Fishing Forum
    So, I'm trying to work out what size tides are good on my mark, and fished the tiny tide today in the hope of learning something. No sign of any fish at all (1 bite from a gull, which fortunately came off after a minute or so). Worked hard with many different lures, but the thick brown water...
  11. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Hi all. Just found what looks to be a good app with regards to weather, tides, wave height and wave length. Its called windfinder. Just wondering if anyone has used it and how reliable it is? The interface is clean and everything you want to know on one screen, as seen in screenshot. I...
  12. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi Looking for new rod and reel combo or £100-£150. After reading these forums i think i need a good balance rather than random rod and reel? Beaches along Solent, sand/mud. Not a beginner but probably lower than intermediate!! - likely to go out once, max twice a month. Have not fished...
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