A Category for cod fishing catch reports
Myself and Damo decided on the 4th launch in successive nights, tonight's destination was The Rock Top at Whitby, launching at Whithall Landings. We pulled the kayaks past the no fishing or swimming sign (Thank god it said no Kayaking or we would have been £ucked). 20 minutes later we were out at the bellbouy [...]
We have access to catch reports for all boats in The Whitby Charter Skippers Association. If you want to know how the fishing is going on Whitby's top boats including : Sea Otter 2, Mistress, Avante, Trot On 2 and Shytorque, then you have come to the right place.
This film was shot in March 2013 at Malangsgrunnen about 20 nautical miles off the coast of Northern-Norway were Atlantic cod from the Barents Sea gather to spawn during winter. The North-Atlantic cod fishery is sustainably managed and the spawning stock is now larger than has ever been measured. The quota for 2013 is 1 [...]
We aimed to anchor around New and Old Gut as we have both had some luck with cod around there. We were right on the edge between the soft and hard ground (at least I think we were as I am still not completely sure I understand my fish finder yet). After about 20 minutes [...]
Get my scales I was screaming and jumping around like a big kid its a double its a double effing get in there. weighed it down there at a staggering 17lb 3 1/2oz previous pb was 4lb 11oz
Sandgate in Kent seems to be knocking out some huge cod for local anglers Dan and Dave at the moment. Just this week they have caught fish to just over 20 lb and then one just nudging 30lb, no trick baits required down there.... all caught on cuttle fish.
Catches have been excellent in this years Whitby Sea Anglers Uptiding Festival. A 20lb cod caught on John Whitton's Boat Never Can Tell A has taken the £1000 for heaviest fish in the festival.
We apologise once again for the lateness in publishing the results. As usual The Whitby Fishing Club have made it very difficult for anyone wishing to publish and debate their catches, sadly we do not see this changing in the near future.
Today saw a weather window with an ease in the windy conditions my expectations were high for the lads after the recent swell from the north i new the uptiding today should be good but i didnt realize just how good things were going to turn out for a few of the lads . The [...]
Just returned from a short but very succesful trip down Saltwick with a grin on me face that I'll still have timorrow. I had made my mind up this morning to go down Salwick tonight but on seeing the state of the sea I chaged my mind and was going to head for Goldsbrough after [...]
Finally decided to get my arse in gear and get out there in search of a few of these mops that are kicking about. My season started last Tuesday with a light to moderate swell making nice conditions for Saltwick. Upon arrival at dusk I was not surprised to find my old mates Brian Harland [...]
Dan and Damo headed out to Staithes in search of a better fish last night. a quick dash from work and we were on crowbar jetty at 5.30. first 3 casts and I had 2 cod straight in the bag while Damo entertained himself with the local rockling population. around 7ish the lifeboat was whizzing [...]