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Beadnel Kayak Fishing – Northumberland

Beadnel A decent shot from the shore during the winter months. Marks Like Beadnel point, Knacker hole, and Pattersons Gully are all trusted favorites and seldom fail to thow out a fish or two when the condtitions are right. There's a boat launch on the beach with a tractor provided by the local council, at [...]

By |February 28th, 2010|North East|1 Comment

Kayak Fishing – Dub Mill Point, Allonby

Dub Mill Point, Allonby Plaice, Flounder, Bass.....infact almost anything can turn up here. The tides can run a bit strong on springs for kayaking but with a bit of knowledge it can be done. The shingle bank at the top of the beach fishes well for codlings and Whiting  from the shore on a blow [...]

By |February 28th, 2010|North West|0 Comments
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Fast Castle Head – Petticowick Bay Scotland

Fast Castle Head One of the most inhospitable pieces of coast line in SE Scotland. You can fish the mark from the shore by walking from Dowlaw farm but to unlock it's true potential you need to hit it with your kayak. launch from Petticowick bay at St Abbs and head North for some truly [...]

By |February 28th, 2010|scotland|0 Comments
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Exmouth Kayak Launch – Mamhead Slip

A good launch site is Mamhead Slip (SX994806), a public slipway at the dock end of Exmouth seafront by The Beach pub. There is easy pay and display parking on the dock itself and The Beach does excellent food and a decent pint of Otter. The slipway is concrete and usable at all but the [...]

By |February 27th, 2010|South West|3 Comments
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Robin Hoods Bay Kayak Fishing

This one could be a rather difficult launch but also should be well worth the effort for anyone fit enough to deal with the 400 yard decent down a track to the new slipway. Parking will be at the top of the village bank in a council car park chargeable by the hour. [...]

By |February 27th, 2010|North East|0 Comments

Cloughton Wyke

Being in the thick of the tourist season I wanted to get away from the maddening crowds, it really does get hard work negotiating through the crowds of grekels and the stock questions "do you catch anything on these?" "are they safe?" etc etc, and you have to run the gaunlet of Daz and Bethany [...]

By |August 29th, 2009|Featured Launch Sites, North East|0 Comments
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Launch A Kayak At Truro

Loe Beach, Feock, nr Truro Loe Beach, Feock, nr Truro (not to be confused with Loe Bar - NOT SUITABLE). Costs about £2 to park and another £1 to launch, but right out into Carrick Roads with a 20 m carry. Gets very busy in summer, but a great option for evening fishing (and normally [...]

By |May 2nd, 2009|South Coast|0 Comments
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Kayak Fishing In Kent – Seasalter Whitstable Kent

Kent Kayak Fishing - Seasalter Whitstable Kent Park alongside the sea wall, steps over at intervals, best with help.Without help, park near the yacht club and use the ramp over the seawall. Toilets and shop, pub too. Free parking. Launching possible 3 hours before high, as tide goes out a long way. Shallow and safe [...]

By |May 2nd, 2009|Featured Launch Sites, South East|0 Comments
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Swanpool Beach Falmouth

Launch Your Kayak At Swanpool Beach, Falmouth. Large car park only costs £1.50 per day and is never full, even on a sunny summer weekend. Easy 50m carry to the water (Falmouth Bay and Stack (Pennance) Point)

By |May 2nd, 2009|South Coast|0 Comments
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Marine Drive (Scarborough Yorkshire)

To get to Marine Drive park in the North Bay on Royal Albert Drive. There is a slipway in the middle of the bay and one at the end near the Sands development, therefore launching a kayak here is very easy. During the summer months there is an hourly parking charge all along the drive.From [...]

By |May 2nd, 2009|North East|2 Comments
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Hampton Jetty beach Herne Bay Kent

Hampton Jetty beach Herne Bay Kent Located at the far left of Herne Bay seafront as you look out to sea. Good car park, free, and good toilet facilities. Herne Bay to your right, and Whitstable to your left. Choppy with an on-shore wind, nice and calm with off-shore winds. Good Bass fishing, and Codling [...]

By |May 2nd, 2009|South East|1 Comment
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Kent Kayak Fishing – Princes Parade Hythe

Kent Kayak Fishing - Princes Parade Hythe Princes Parade Hythe Kent is a long, promenade from Hythe to Sandgate. Parking is easy and free all along the seafront. Many easy launching places all along the parade. Safe tides, no rips, as it's in a large bay. Thanks go to Mike from Kent for assisting with [...]

By |April 12th, 2009|Featured Launch Sites, South East|0 Comments