The Web App should be working again now

I’m sorry if you’ve been trying to use the Torbay Fishing Web App and found it’s broken. When I moved server it broke the app and I’ve only just discovered the problem. I have now updated the code and it should be working again.

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Merry Christmas!

I hope you all enjoy a break, smiles and fun over the festive period and I also hope your lines are always tight in 2017!

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What to do this winter, fishing in Torbay

The nights are drawing in, the cold is starting to bite. None of this matters to the die-hard fisherman so what should you do this winter?

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How to successfully and safely target and fight large, powerful fish from a kayak

I came across a good post for those of you who enjoy kayak fishing. It goes through a few tips and tricks to land those big fish on a kayak. See: http://www.sportfishingmag.com/water-level-warfare

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New page: ‘How to fish from a pier’

I’ve just added a new page to the site called ‘How to fish from a pier‘. It contains useful advice, tips and suggestions.

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Lovely Sunset tonight

I took my girls for a walk along the harbour tonight and snapped someone about to enjoy the calm waters…

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Looking for fisherman friendly accommodation

If you have a hotel, guest house etc in Torbay or elsewhere in Devon and you are fisherman friendly please get in touch and let me know. Some things fisherman may want is some space in a freezer, an early morning breakfast or maybe just somewhere to store their equipment safely. There is no cost for advertising on this page! http://www.torbayfishing.com/places-to-stay.htm

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Are you putting the down time to good use?

Fishing at this time of year isn’t that great down here in Devon. That doesn’t mean that you can’t put this downtime to good use and prepare your equipment for the season ahead. Doing a bit of maintenance on your reels is something you should try and get in the habit of doing. Here are some useful videos showing you how to strip down and look after […]

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Sea fishing seasons for the south west UK.

I’ve added a new section to Torbay Fishing called Sea fishing seasons. Fishing is very season dependant and with around 120 different species coming here at different parts of the year it can be difficult to know what comes when. The new page covers the seasons and what you’re likely to catch here in the south west UK.

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50ft wide crab photographed from the air at Whitstable

A Crabzilla? The seaside town might be famed for its oysters, but this incredible photo(shopped?) image could soon have visitors flocking to Whistable in the hope of catching Britain’s biggest crab. The photo(shopped?) image appears to show a crustacean that is at least 50ft-wide lurking in shallow water.

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