Three hook flapper rig for fishing for dabs

Making a Flapper Rig

A flapper rig is a type of multi-hook setup commonly used in sea fishing. It typically consists of multiple baited hooks spaced along a line, with each hook attached to a separate leader line. The rig is designed to target various species of […] Read More

Cod Fish

Cod Fishing

When we talk about cod fishing most people think of freezing cold winter days out on a boat or on the beach. Strong winds, hard running tides, and cold feet. Flasks of hot coffee that temporarily warm our numb fingers and lift our […] Read More

Fishing for Thornback Rays

Fishing for Thornback rays, also known as Roker or skate in your local fish & chip shop is great fun and they can be found all around the coast of Britain. Rays like sharks are both members of the same group of cartilaginous […] Read More

Man with a smooth hound fish

Smoothound Fishing

Smoothound fishing off the Essex coast was always pretty tough back in the 90s.  It was a dream catch if you managed one while out fishing. Nowadays, if you’re on a good boat with a good skipper, there’s days when you can’t get […] Read More

Normanton Rutland Water

Trout Fishing Rutland Water

Rutland Water is situated in the Gwash Valley in the UK’s smallest historic county, Rutland, in the East Midlands. The reservoir itself sits between four counties: Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, and Northamptonshire. Because of its geography Rutland’s is accessible to anglers from all parts of the country. […] Read More

Two whiting fish

Whiting Catch and Cook

Now most anglers treat the humble Whiting as either a nuisance fish or a blank saver. To me, I have no problem with them.  They keep me busy with bites throughout the colder months and are extremely versatile when it comes to cooking. […] Read More