Catching whiting, dabs and dogfish, from low water up, behind the boats.
Date: 10/01/16 Match Day!
Large numbers of of fish being caught; Rockling, Dogfish, Dabs, Whiting and Thornback Rays.
Competition on this day won by Cieron Bull with 6 fish, and a total weight of Continue reading →
When I was a wee lad I fished both the sea and freshwater. Pike fishing was, and still is, one of my favourite past times. It used to be more common place to find pike dishes at various restaurants but these days pubs along rivers are one of the few places I come across Continue reading →
Dungeness has some fantastic and fresh options when it comes to eating. Being so close to fishing ports there is always a fresh supply travelling into Kent and further along to supply several London restaurants.
After living in the area for several years I have a number of favourite locals I frequent where I know I will get good grub and good service. One of my personal favourites for several years now is the Pilot Inn on Battery Road. A great atmosphere with warming fires in the winter, and extensive menu, the highlight of which is of course the famous fish dishes.
On the occasion as part of being of ‘good’ husband I feel obliged to take the Missus out somewhere further afield. So to celebrate our 15th anniversary I decided to book something special in a top London restaurant. I was not only looking for good food but really I wanted a romantic setting for me and my wife. Now I
This massive 120 acre complex is rated the fourth best fishery in Britain.
There is a specimen lake, four match lakes, two pleasure lakes a 2000m stretch of bank on the River Beult. Some lakes may require pre-booking.
When it comes to fishing Dungeness of course is more renown for it’s offerings at sea rather than inland. However there are a number of superb coarse fishing and specialist carp venues accessible in the area.
Lydd Long Lakes – Mid Kent Fisheries
Lydd Long Lakes are most renown for a superb stock of Tench growing to 12lb but there are also some very big Continue reading →
Dungeness has a worldwide reputation. It is a site of ecological importance and the environmental factors contribute to a wealth of life on both land and sea.
The fishing is some of the best on the in the UK with a great number of species and marine life enhanced by the warm waters of the Dungeness power station. It is an internationally recognised cod fishing venue. Continue reading →
Dungeness is a headland point that forms one of the largest expanses of shingle in Europe. Not only this but it is the only desert in the UK, classified as such by the Met Office.
Situated in Kent, Dungeness has a fantastic vantage point and views of France can be achieved on clearer days. It forms an important shelter for Romney Marsh which is a wetland area of about 100 square miles. The geomorphology, birdlife, plant and invertebrate communities make it a conservation area of global importance.
Sometimes we get so caught in our busy day to day activities that we don’t have time to appreciate what life has to offer us. Take for example the little flowers that seem to pop out of nowhere and give a little colour to its surrounding. Have you noticed it? Perhaps you pass by everyday but never took the time to look around you. Similarly, there are so many things around us that we don’t seem to be paying attention to because we are already thinking what we’re going to do next or so much in a hurry to get to some place. Continue reading →