Sea fishing

Another day, another dab

Up to Sandsend again on a crisp, clear, frost-bitten December morning. High tide was due at around 11.30 am and I arrived at about 10 am. Ominously there was no-one else fishing and I was on my lonesome: I suspect the locals know something that I don’t. Maybe the bright conditions keep the fish away. […]

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Sea fishing

Yabbadabba…dab

With the river fishing knocked on the head because of all the rain recently I headed up to Sandsend on the North Yorks coast to have a go at the marine life. What a gorgeous day! Turquoise sky, low sun casting long shadows, barely a breath of air. The carpark is not the most glamorous […]

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Lower Derwent fishing

Water, water everywhere…

Think that maggot fishing down the bottom of the field is somewhat knocked on the head for a bit. Here is the swim I normally fish, with the chub-holding tree circled: Here’s what it looked like this morning, same tree circled: The path down to the river bank has become something of a canal: So […]

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