Tag: Latest Sea fishing News

Two hour battle with 220lb grouper!!

Two Austrialian anglers took over two hours to tame a 100kg (220lb) grouper they hooked off Queensland, landing it over a kilometre from where they first hooked it! The Herald Sun reported that over 100 people watched the drama enfold off Hervey Bay, as Dylan Brooking and Chad Runnalls battled with the giant fish. ‘We fish every […]

Sharks: No Limits? No Future!

Pic: Wiki Shark Trust Patron and wildlife presenter Steve Backshall and UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice will be presenting their views on uncontrolled shark fisheries today at a series of Shark Trust No Limits? campaign events – part of SEA LIFE London Aquarium’s annual Ocean of Stars. Shark fishing is big business in Europe, with […]

Deep Sea Atlantic Species Given Protection

The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, or NEAFC, this week has adopted stronger regulations for the management of deep-sea fisheries and the conservation of deep-sea species and habitats in the North East Atlantic. NEAFC is a regional treaty organization established to manage high seas fisheries in the North East Atlantic Ocean. The new regulation is […]

36lb Cod Caught Out Of Penarth

Penarth near Cardiff in South Wales has produced one of the biggest cod caught off the UK coastline in 2013, in the shape of this 36-pounder to Andrew Turrell. Andrew was fishing aboard Rob Rennie’s charter boat ‘Lady Jue’ and tempted the big fish with a squid and lugworm cocktail bait. LADY JUE

Scottish volunteer shark tagging project receives funding.

The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network (SSACN – www.ssacn.org) are proud to announce they have received funding support for the next three years from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to support their on-going, volunteer sea angler led, Scottish Shark Tagging Programme (SSTP – www.tagsharks.com). The SSTP project involves volunteers, sea […]

Early Chesil Beach Cod Sport

Are there any Cod on Chesil yet? You better believe it! Cod fever is already sweeping the angling community on the south coast of England. For the past three weeks I have been hearing of a few codling coming in here and there. I had played t down as a few early or misplaced fish, […]