Another Hopes Nose update (legal changes)

It is so sad to see a place I used to fish as a child turing into such a waste-filled, fish hoarding, money-generating, mean-spirited location. Torbay Council are prosing new conditions to deal with these issues. Keep reading…

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New page about wind directions added today

I’ve added a brand new page on the website today called What wind direction to avoid fishing in when you’re in Torbay. It explains why Easterly winds are not much good for us fisherman in the bay and it also shows you how to tell which direction an Easterly is pointing to, depending on where you’re fishing. 

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New page: Safest places for children to fish in Torbay

Today I’ve added a new page to Torbay fishing for parents wanting to take their children fishing…

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Massive revamp of site went live today

Some of you may have noticed that the website underwent a huge overhaul and all that effort went live today. I’ve been working on it for some time and the launch went perfectly with little left to do. If you visit the website regally you may need to refresh the pages or clear your browser cache if you’re experiencing any problems with the site loading […]

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There is STILL mackerel in our waters!

In previous years it wasn’t unusual to get the odd tiny mackerel when fishing in the winter. This winter they are not only still about but there are still some big ones to be had, with the odd shoal of mackerel still around.

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Recreational fishing restrictions for Bass in 2016

It isn’t too easy for a recreational fisherman to know what the laws are regarding Bass fishing. It isn’t well publicised and not knowing the lingo doesn’t help much either. After a bit of a dig around I found the following:

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All quiet on the fishing front…

I’m not sure if people have given up or not but I’m getting very few fishing reports and those I am receiving are catching nothing. It sure is quiet!

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Web App has been updated

I’ve updated the Web App today with new icons. I have also tweaked the styling to remove the header (didn’ need it) and fixed some issues with the footer.

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Largest Shark Ever Recorded in Mexico’s Guadalupe Island

I saw this the other day. Although it isn’t related to Devon I thought it was still worthy of posting for the ‘Whoa!” factor 🙂

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Severe weather warning issued for South Devon

If you’re planning on going fishing over the next few days please be aware of a weather warning issued today.   The Met Office has warned of severe weather across this area from Monday evening and into Tuesday. Southerly gales of up to 50mph are expected. On Tuesday the gales turn  West or south westerly before easing off. Heavy rain is expected as well as […]

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