Sea Fishing Articles

All At Sea In The Thames Estuary

Usually, corporate days out are organised to take place in civilised surroundings – a gentle game of golf, perhaps, ending up in the Club House for a few beers at the end of the day. Or, a cricket match, with a similar venue for the aftermath. Chris Harvey, however, decided that he had had enough

Kent Mullet Fishing; The River Medway 1998/9

Article by Rob Ness 98 Season Following a five-year "experiment"of fishing the river Medway for carp, and having achieved a progression of ambitions from initially catching a river carp, to eventually catching fish to over 25lbs, I began to look for a fresh fishing challenge within the Kent area. Having previously lived in Christchurch and

A Weighty Problem

When I was at the height of fishing widowhood and living with a houseful of anglers there were times when their strange habits encroached upon my sanity to a marked degree. Looking back on it now I wonder how on earth I managed to survive. In between looking after the family, cooking, cleaning, washing, ironing

Busman's Holidays

The Chief Angler is off for yet another week’s fishing next month – Guernsey, this time, shark hunting. Don’t get me wrong, I have no beef with him going away without me – in fact it’s like a holiday for me when he does. For a whole seven days I can do exactly as I

Mullet Fishing – Beginner's Luck

I’d like to stress that I know next to nothing about mullet and the following is simply an account of my first few trips. Despite being best known as a coarse angler I am in fact I’m an all-rounder, although perch are my speciality and my favourite fish. So why fish for mullet? Well the