Fishing guide to Elberry cove, Paignton

By Simon Day

Elberry cove Paignton.

This location is favored by many for bottom fish like flounder and also spinning for Bass. It's about a 5 minute walk to the location and because of countryside gates and sheepish paths it is not accessible to the disabled who are in wheelchairs.



How to get to Elberry cove

You can click on the following images to enlarge. They are numbered to show the route


The seabed on Broadsands and Elberry Cove is a real mix. you have sand, shingle, rocks and weed depending on what area you fish in.


Types of fish caught

Also see: Photos of species.

Catches (depending on season) are mainly Bass, Wrasse, Flounder, Pollock, Mackerel and Garfish.

Rarer catches include cod, black bream and smoothhound


Baits to use

Best baits to use are lures, rubber eels, peeler crab, mackerel strips, rag worm, lug worm, sand eels and squid.


Depth for float

Shallow work best (6ft-10ft)

Please, please take your rubbish back with you!


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