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

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