Match Results May 2021

LDSFC 5th Shore competition 24th April 2021.      On Sunday 24th April Lymington & District Sea Fishing Club held its 5th shore competition which was a rover.  The weather for the competition was dry and sunny but with a strong north-east wind.  Seven club members signed on including one junior.  Only one member managed…

News May 2021

Campaign to save angling on Dover’s Admiralty Pier The Dover Harbour Board are threatening to close one of the best sea angling venues on the South Coast. Admiralty Pier in Dover has been a mecca for sea anglers for over 100 years. Since 1903, the Dover Sea Angling Association have held events on the pier….

Burnham on Sea May 2021

Burnham on Sea Report by Richard Saxby Burnham Boat Owners Sea  Angling Association This is my first report since January and with a relaxation of the lock down rules there has been a bit more activity from the boats. A few of the local boats had made the odd trip out this year but most…

Lymington May 2021

Lymington report by John Skeggs, Last Laugh Charters The summer species are being held back by a recent cold spell, strong E -NE winds and low water temperatures. Everything is on the doorstep ,the odd shoals of Bream, Mackerel, Bass and Smoothound, during the coming weeks, these should increase in numbers. The Plaice have moved…

North Devon May 2021

North Devon report by Wayne Thomas I’m not one to grumble about the weather as it tends to do its own thing each year and grumbling will not change it. But it’s been a touch colder than I would like with cold North Easterly winds prevailing throughout April. This has undoubtedly impacted upon the fishing…

East Sussex May 2021

East Sussex Diary by Kevin Morgan TONY HONEYSETTE MEMORIAL BEACH SPECIMEN HUNTThis match was a charity match as a tribute to local Angler Tony Honeysette with £10 of the entry going to The Samaritans !! The competition was fished as a specimen hunt during April with 6 named categories. Plaice, Bass, Dogfish, Dab, Ray and…

LRF Report May 2021

LRF Report by Richard Salter It feels good to finally be able to write my first LRF report of the year. Its been a while! Lockdown has meant my fishing trips for the first quarter of the year were limited to my local canal and as much as I enjoy my freshwater fishing, for me,…

Poole May 2021

Poole report by Philip Higgins The Plaice fishing has been phenomenal during the month, the fish have been of varying sizes and the best to date fell to a young lad fishing onboard Terry Allen’s boat Danny Boy 11 weighing in at 3lb 3ozs. Local angling club Albion SAC landed 84 Plaice along with Mackeral,…

Bristol Channel boat May 2021

Bristol Channel Boat Report by Tom Wright April has been a fantastic month out of both ports of Watchet and Minehead with lots of fish being caught daily and many specimen fish being brought to the gunwales. The ray fishing has been exceptional. Blonde rays exceeding the specimen weight of 17lbs have been caught across…

Chesil Report May 2021

Chesil beach report by Gareth Mayers Personally I love this time of year, purely because the water and air temperature start to rise which in turn draws in the summer species that Chesil can provide. The beach has to be one of the only venues that could possibly chuck up a vast variety of uk inshore…

Langstone May 2021

Langstone report by Neville Merritt April is always one of those “transition” months where the arrival of the Spring run of species happens – or not, depending on weather and temperature. This April was exceptionally cold, coupled with prevalent northerly to easterly winds. Fishing is not only poor in these conditions, it’s less pleasant for…