Tag: Sea Angling news

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 […]

Record German Salmon

Germany’s salmon record has been beaten with this 53.57lb giant taken off the Island of Rügen off the Pomeranian coast. The 123cm long fish to a trolled Rhino Mag Spoon fished by Wolfsburg angler Dieter Schmidt, who donated it to the local community. The mayor has decided to have it displayed in a local restaurant […]

Common Skate Recapture Event

The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network is running their third Common Skate Event – from the 19th -21st April.Once again dedicated volunteer sea anglers will travel from all over the UK to help gather data regarding one of the nation’s shark stocks on behalf of the Scottish Shark Tagging Program (SSTP)Around 50 sea anglers using […]

Potential Grey Gurnard Record Boated Off Plymouth

Plymouth Castaways SAC member, Kristian Quenault, is claiming a new boat caught Grey Gurnard record with this fish weighing 2lb 8oz.The gurnard took a Savage Gear Sandeel over a wreck off Plymouth. It was verified by respected angling journalist Mike Millman with the weight verified on a calibrated set of scales..Kristian was fishing from private […]

Clark Is The 25th Irish Shore Champ

England’s Chris Clark was top rod in the 25th Irish Shore Fishing Festival, walking away with a cheque for 1,000 euros following a perfect score of three zone wins. Fished at three different beach marks around Leinster, 60 competing anglers found mainly flounders, dabs, whiting, rockling and coal fish feeding in spurts at the start […]