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Cod Fishing in South East Scotland - Back to summer mode

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by mattylamb, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. GJW

    GJW Rockling

    Can't wait to have a trip or two up that way again this summer. Definately turning into a summer angler these days. Cold winter fishing sessions without so much as a bite, ain't much fun.
     
  2. foo

    foo You've gotta be in it to win it.

    Now that is a splendid idea Alan, good thinking and thanks for the idea.
     
  3. big cliff

    big cliff Rockling

    Another venue I am going to look at is Sickar point , this is north of ST Abbs just south of Pease Bay , I have been wanting to try it for
    along time now and I have a feeling it will tick the boxes , another mark is Marshall Meadows about 2 miles north of Berwick , where you
    can get access to the foreshore via a tunnel dug through the cliff this can be accessed from the caravan site
     
  4. Mick

    Mick They're out there!

    I'm up at Pease Bay towards the end of April and taking the yak.

    I've never fished this area before but it looks like a great spot, pleanty of good features - any advice appreciated!

    As I'll be launching from Pease Bay itself would I be better off heading South towards Siccar Point or head North towards Cove Harbour?

    Cheers

    Mick
     
  5. big cliff

    big cliff Rockling

    I think you would be better off heading south towards sickar point , it looks better ground to me , sometimes on a good LW the beach
    at Pease Bay can come alive with sandeels just around the turn of the tide , another launching mark is on ST ABBS HEAD itself at Pettico
    Wick , if the wind is blowing up from Berwick it would be ideal , you have to go down a slope but is doable with a Kayak
     
  6. Mick

    Mick They're out there!

    Thanks Cliff.

    Have you got any more info on the launch site at Pettico Wick - How do I access it, can I park the car etc?

    Cheers

    Mick
     
  7. big cliff

    big cliff Rockling

    Just before you reach ST ABBS take a left turn onto a road leading to the HEAD , you will notice a freshwater loch on your right ,
    pettico wick is on your left , you will notice an old stone slipway that was used to land the salmon catches that the boats brought ashore
    the view must be the best on the eastern seaboard of the UK in my opinion , the area around the head can offer some superb sport
    for the kayakers , with some really big pollack to be caught , you can also launch from the harbour in ST ABBS if the winds are coming
    the other way , a fee is charged for this facility , you can also launch from Eyemouth or Burnmouth giving access yo some canny fishing
    The area close inshore on the right hand side of st abbs harbour is good for cod in the area of the big white house on the clifftop , you
    are spoilt for choise , why more site members dont go is a mystery to me
     
  8. Mick Dunn

    Mick Dunn Blenny

    Looks like you had a good time. Some lovely pics-well done Mick.
     
  9. Mick

    Mick They're out there!

    Spot on Cliff, thanks mate. Hopefully I'll get the weather and I think I'm going to target the pollock.

    It looks like a top spot from Google earth so can't wait............if I'm lucky enough to bag a few I'll get a few pics up.

    Thanks again.

    Mick
     
  10. big cliff

    big cliff Rockling

    You can park at Pettico Wick , sorry I forgot to mention that
     
  11. big cliff

    big cliff Rockling

    Another place I believe you could launch your Kayak from is the beach at Coldingham Bay which is just south of ST ABBS , turn down
    the road next to the caravan site at coldingham
     
  12. big cliff

    big cliff Rockling

    Have any of the St Abbs virgins managed to get up there yet ? the fishing will be moving up a gear now and believe me wether you
    are a kayak or shore angler it can give you some top fishing :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes:
     
  13. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    I'm up at arbroath/aberdeen in 4 weeks time, cant wait
     
  14. harrythecod

    harrythecod Rockling

    Me and Dale ,and snap off will be there 24th june for a long weekend :wink:
     
  15. bow1

    bow1 Rockling

    myself,mad mick and (not so)big al hoping for a day over the bankholiday weekend.May be a bit early but want to try the float gear with braid before going up mull in june.
    Fancy also trying the summer codding at some point
     
  16. mattylamb

    mattylamb Rockling

    bow I was up on 21st May last year and did ok especially as it was my first trip up there so there should be some fish about
     
  17. king ling

    king ling Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Great report and pics, fished Eyemouth many a time some excellent marks around caravan site and golf course.
     
  18. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

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