A typical summer Cod caught over rough groung in less than 50 feet of water using a Black Worm powerbait.
The quality of Cod fishing around the UK has only gone one way and unfortunately it’s not the good way! Places that were once Cod hot-spots are now almost completely devoid of all but a few Codling. However summer Cod fishing
still has the opportunity to throw up a few surprises including some lunkers chucked in for good measure. Summer Cod fishing means rough ground or wrecks and a change of tactic from Winter cod fishing. Here’s our top 5 summer Cod fishing tips
Most of the shellfish and crabs you can find around the UK shore make excellent baits. Both shellfish and crabs contain juices that many species of fish find irresistible.
When it comes to catching any species of fish it is important to know as much about your prey as possible, fishing for Pollack in winter is no exception.
Rubby-dubby, chunking or ground baiting (anything that involves putting a scent in the water to attract fish) are all common practices for the average boat angler outside of the UK. Here are a few tips to help you increase your catches via the use of a scent trail.
The line used for boat fishing falls into
three categories. Monofilament is
nylon line ( mono as it’s more widely
known ) then there are fluorocarbons and
You may find that die-hard boat
anglers will have three or four reels
loaded up with different breaking strains
of both mono and braid so they can
instantly react to a change of mark or sea
Uptiding is the technique of fishing uptide from an anchored boat in order to avoid the disturbed water around the boat.