Sea Fishing Articles


LOCAL NAMESSalmon-bass in Wales, sea salmon in Cornwall. Bass under 2lbs are called "school bass", south coast and English Channel e referred to as "checkers". IDENTIFICATIONCarries two dorsal fins, the first with 8 or 9 sharp spines evident. A streamlined body shape with large scales. Also sharp spines on the rear of the gill cover

Mullet Fight

Fancy a Fight? '6lb bs mainline, size 8 hook, tied to a 4lb hooklength, baited with breadflake and fished beneath a small waggler. The tackle balanced by a match rod suitable for tench, chub or small carp. Expect fish in the 2 - 4lb range, maybe bigger, they fight hard'. Hmmm! With plenty of experience

Mullet – The Basics

Frustrating isn't it? Large grey mullet appear, swimming in a tight weaving shoal, sometimes splitting the water with their weals, then drifting back into the depths like tantalising grey ghosts. Talk to most sea anglers and they will tell you that mullet can't be caught, they don't take baits, and their lips are too soft

Exmouth Days

My clock/radio alarm woke me just as the 6.00am news was starting, but I had no interest in that, my mind was on other things. I wanted to hear the weather forecast and so, in the mean time, I looked at the tent walls and was pleased to se that there was no movement in

Leviathans From The Deep

(Common Skate) (Dipturus Batis) Vleet By Alan Taylor My introduction into Skate fishing and the tagging of these monsters was all thanks to a topic on a UK angling web site. I followed the topic over a few days and found myself getting more and more interested; lets face it, when someone says “it was