Tag: Latest Sea fishing News

Welsh record thresher shark

Just days after a 250lb plus thresher shark was boated during a trip aboard Rob Rennie’s renowned charter boat ‘Lady Jue II’, the national record for Wales has been beaten again, this time with this 271lb fish which fell to ‘Dai Pig’ while fishing board ‘PhatCat’. http://www.phatcatcharters.co.uk    

Finally a European Size Limit For Bass

Following several successive years of stock decline and a vigorous campaign by recreational angling organisations, the countries of the EU have finally agreed to raise the minimum size at which bass can be harvested by both commercial and recreational fisherman.  The Minimum Conservation Reference Size (MCRS) for bass will increase from 36cm to 42cm across […]

World record black grouper

Alex Newman may have equalled or just beaten the IGFA All-Tackle world record for black grouper (Mycteroperca bonaci) with this massive 56.24 kg (124 lb 2 oz) specimen he pulled from waters off Ft. Myers, Florida, USA during a local fishing tournament. The massive grouper snaffled a large live bait, and put up a brutal […]

Swansea Tidal Lagoon Approved

Anglers in South Wales and the Bristol Channel are bitterly disappointed that the Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change has this week given development consent for the massive tidal lagoon hydropower project proposed for Swansea Bay. They are extremely concerned that the untested technology will have a major impact on marine and migratory […]

Turkana UK Supporting Marine Team England

Turkana UK is to provide support for Team England Senior & Junior World Shore Angling teams. Through its UK distributor, the Spanish based tackle manufacturer will supply England’s Senior Shore Angling Team with product from their specialist coloured lead range and other items such as sand spikes, rig glues, rig lead clips, baiting needles and […]