Loni’s Mini Series – Match 2

Loni’s Mini Series – Match 2

We had the perfect conditions for the second round of our mini series last night. We fished along Frairs Cliff pegged between the groynes, with all anglers having the same supplied bait (rag, squid and mackerel). Tom Short was the best angler on the night with a total...
Winter Carping – Why Choose Pop-Ups?

Winter Carping – Why Choose Pop-Ups?

Why does the focus turn to the use of pop-ups in the colder months, more so than any other type of bait? Is it a confidence thing or is there a theory that pop-ups are more productive in the winter months? The decision is simple, the mechanics and performance of...
Loni’s Mini Series

Loni’s Mini Series

Loni’s Mini Beach League We had the first match of our mini series last night, we held the match at the far end of of Steamer Point as the conditions presented us with some issues.  There were plenty of fish caught (Pouting and Whiting) from the off and...
Sopley Main River

Sopley Main River

The main river at Sopley runs from the divergence of the mill stream and spans the entirety of the left bank downstream (approximately 2km) until it meets the boundary of the Mill Stream Fishery, just above the confluence of both waters. Although parts of this length...
Lower Winkton

Lower Winkton

This lightly fished venue borders the upper boundary of The Royalty at its downstream limit. Apart from the section just below Winkton Weir, this stretch of river is very lightly fished. As such, it is a great venue to cover a lot of ground and search...
New ESP Hooks

New ESP Hooks

There is a serious buzz around these and with good reason! Ultra-sharp, long fine needle points combined with an aggressive shape that achieves incredibly secure hook holds. Over a prolonged testing period they have proved to be outstanding. Manufactured using the...
February SLO Match Report

February SLO Match Report

The SLO had it’s second competition of 2019 at Solent Meads Sponsored by Wessex Angling on Saturday the 23rd of February from 7pm until 12pm. 89 anglers fished in 4 zones with 71 anglers catching fish. The sizeable fish consisted of 2 flounders, 3 whiting, 27...
Plaice Fishing

Plaice Fishing

Plaice have long been a desired catch by anglers boat or shore, they are also a stunning looking fish. The colour of these fish can vary from brown, green and grey, depending on what kind of bottom that they are living on. Their skin is very smooth with very small...