menai straits fishing reports


Then went through the swellies, fished Nelsons statue on bank, nothing. There are many spots both along the Anglesey side of the Menai strait that will produce Codling and Cod. 3 posts • Page 1 of 1. ronnies slip menai straits sun 14 july. who told us that no codling were showing in the straits either...so off we went to the green in hope of catching rock cod or conger or any damned thing...fished two hours into the dark but drew a blank....not even a bite between us...still the weather was nice and the scenery even nicer...merry christmas all and tight lines. will johnson. by daley » 16 Jul 2013, 15:08 . Report:Fished mainland side, to the right of the road bridge, down by the old George Hotel (now Uni residences) -2 LW +2. Apparently it's excellent fishing from Rhosneigr beach all the way up the west coast of Anglesey to Cemlyn Bay. No whiting which is unusual for this time of year. freezin our conkers off but there u go cant say we havent tried. Report:We caught over 70 mackeral and a bit of other Species. Anice gunhard and the last of the mackeral caught on lures.Rhos on sea a couple of nice huss.A great weekend away.Tight lines everyone!!! The Menai straits is renowned for its amazing seasonal fishing. Locals lad came down too and had nothing. Opportunities for catching bass by orthodox fly fishing tactics are nowadays very rare. Tried everything (float, ledger, different baits, even lures). There where all caught within 10 to 20 yards from the shore.Also saw lots of Bass in the shallows chasing,I think small fry. Its quite unique from a viewpoint of its tidal range and nutrient capacity the fish flock to the region. How to get there By car Penrhyn Mawr is located about three miles south-west of Holyhead. This unmistakeable feature was formed by glaciers flowing from Snowdonia, and by the Irish Sea ice stream which covered Anglesey during the last ice age approximately between 11,000-22,000 years ago. Head over to Puffin Island on a n evening cruise to see the wildlife. Report:FISHED LOW WATER THE ANGLESEY SIDE.CAUGHT A COUPLE OF NICE ROCK COD UPTO 2.5ibs.ALSO SOME NICE SIZED WRASSE.FISHED HIGH THE WALES SIDE M8 CAUGHT TWO CONGER 5lb & 15lb. and how to fish it the tide has a mind of its owne help needed, Report:went spining i could see a few fish swerling flat carm condishons just befor dark 4 half pound bass took my lure briliant fight. sion, gethin,iwan,osian,james,tomos.-felinheli angeling team. Report:Fished the Menai at dawn m8 had 2.5lb Bass and I had a schoolie.Stayed till 15:00 a few bites missed and 1 doggie.Moved to Ty Croes for a few hours it was well chocker.We managed to find a rock loads of doggies and one coalie.Seen someone further along get a small Ray. This is Ffordd Conwy (Conwy Road), which becomes Pant-Yr-Afon and then Ffordd Bangor (Bangor Road). after dark, went crazy with doggies, pullng them in every couple of mins. As modern vehicles became more common, the maximum weight of 4.5 tonnes, started to become a burden, with service buses having to ask it’s passengers to walk across the bridge! Report:NOT A BITE!!! Report:fished juust opposite the new flats being built in caernarvon, fished from 20;00 hrs till 00;00 hrs started to pee it down so gave in{wimps} but we did catch dabs,eels.and the ever rare dog fish, will go back on a better day to try for the BASS........................... Report:fished up to high water round the islands betwen the bridges on light tackle and plugs got nothing. They were having a fine old time telling jokes taking the Micky out of each other, when all of a sudden the slightly less large fellow (Pete) rod bent over and he landed a beautiful Bass of over 5lb. Andy caught a Doggy and that was all that came out. Total haul 21no dog fish 1no dab and 40no whiting. 5 people there all day had nothing. Walk Beaumaris pier with an ice cream- newly refurbished! had 2no small whiting. see our blog on Fly fishing in north wales. Report:whiting in large numbers (not size)nothing more than a pound, loads of tiny codling should be good next year, a few flaties and of course dogs in plague numbers. Take the Penmaenmawr exit off the A55. A Nice days pleasure fishing. Will be there again tomorrow.Tight lines. The Menai Strait, or Afon Menai as it is known , is the channel that separates Anglesey from mainland Wales. By today, using motorways, modern cars and Menai Bridge the journey can be completed in less than seven hours!” www.peoplescollection.wales. Several ferries used to cross the Menai in different places, but they would often capsize, or sink, and lives were frequently lost. Whether its summer fishing for Mackerel, Bream or Bass fishing or whether its winter fishing cod, whiting, conger or coalfish your after- the straits because of its biodiversity has something for every angler. Weather guide – hover cursor over Caernarfon airport! I have recently taken early retirement and come back to small boat angling having previously shared a boat with a friend back in the 80's. A plethora of wrecks await all divers as long as the visibility provides the opportunity to see them. Gave up on Sunday. The Strait is also a marine Special Area of Conservation (SAC), with a rich variety of habitats including sea inlets and estuaries, mud and sand flats, lagoons, salt marsh, shingle beaches, sea cliffs and submerged limestone reefs (visitanglesey.co.uk). Report:Went out in the inflatable again with James, just up from belmoris peir just fished feathers it was very windy but fish where feeding, james caught 16 herring and 5 whiting. 6 posts • Page 1 of 1 Menai Straights 1/12/12 So beware!! Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Also see our pages on Sailing in north wales.Want to learn to sail? Take a walk along the shores so of the Menai straights around Telfords bridge and watch the tide ebb by underneath such an iconic structure- it really is beautiful down there..watch out with the tides! Drovers would swim animals along the Menai when the tide was out. Fish caught here include bass, dabs, whiting, plaice, dogfish, mackerel, flounders, codling. But met up with two of the biggest guys on the beach stuffing their faces with sandwiches. some nice size wrass but carnt get my head round wene Report:Fished 3 hours down to about 1 hr before the lowest point. I turned towards Pete and he's shouting wait till you see the size of this one I've got on. Report:went out in my inflatable on sunday with james and alex, to the straits after anything we could find, weather was perfect!! Bass fishing is one of the most exciting parts of the fishing game, the thrill you get when a bass goes for a lure and then runs with it, is something rather special. Annual Reports; Chartering; Smoothhound Challenge; Fresh Water Articles. Smallest Bass 17" Good quality fish. Report:Andy and me finally got our trip to Wales after all that rough weather. Next time in summer here, i'd go on the float or spinning. The strait comprises an eastern and a western By car head to north Wales A55 come off at Jct 9, Some more beautiful photos of The Menai Strait, Amazing Home for sale  on the shores of The Menai Strait. The design and architecture surrounding the Telford suspension bridge is a testament to the iconic Victorian engineering of its day. I fished a 2 x hook flapper rig using Fresh Lug tipped with squid. The Strait varies in width from about a couple hundered meters to three quarters of a mile. Report:Have just returned from a long weekend break at Moel y Don Menai straits. went next to the green boi, after about 15 mins of checking the depth, found a deep hole at 31m ant drifted through.... did five drifts around two hours and caught 19 herring, great sport looking forward to next weekend now. Many baby wrasse but a solid 3lb wraasse put up a good fight. Fished 2 down and 2up. Go charter boat fishing with Stradia from Beaumaris pier area and catch some fish! early bass will show in april along with good flounders .give llanddwyn island a try first. ( Log Out /  lots of codling best 2lbs only a couple of dogs and 2 wrasse. Codling are present throughout the year, flatfish are numerous and bass and conger are both found in some strength. Report:You dont need to fish to enjoy to enjoy the beautiful landscape. Our trips have been 5hr over high water and 7hr over low water, many a simple good days fishing and a few chasing species for anglers to tick off their tallies for the year. Go to The red boat ice cream parlour in Beaumaris and treat yourself  to a monster gelato! Also lost a couple more and had a tiny pollack.Great fun!r Tight lines Pete, Report:cearnavon pier , two small black bream, both to rag, lots of weed just before low, lots of taps but only connected with two. Report:got over to the middle of the menai on low throwing out the shrimp rigs loads of coalies and small pollock every other cast coalies coming in in 3s, Report:Fished the Menia out on my own boat Heron 1 , Saturday 24th March 07. 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The Menai Strait fish weirs are historically important fishing traps used in the fast-flowing tidal waters of the Menai Strait, which separates Anglesey from the rest of North Wales. As it was, I got up at 03.15 Saturday and was ready to leave Dinorwic by 03.30. Commercial fishing; More … Beach safety. Top Awesome Places to stay on the shores of the Menai straits, Cheateau Rhinaffa – A classic gothic castle style retreat- Simply beautiful, Gazelle hotel-A classic among mariners, you can park your your Rib and nip for a drink in the summer, The Anglesey Arms – A lovely warm feel to this place, nice bar and lovely dining area. Using rotten bottom rigs but ran out of old nuts & bolts as expendable weights (can never find em when you're looking for em!). Caught Herring, small Whiting and Dog fish. Still sweet FA, though the rigs were sitting nicely. North Wales Holiday cottages- Another great accommodation on the island proving excellent holiday cottages in north Wales. Report:fished 3 down, 2 up, a few doggies befor it went dark. Worst day in N Wales over the last two years. Fresh Water blog; Fresh Water Photo Gallery ; Follow Us; Shop. Report:fished 3hours before low and 1 up caught 5 codling between us best was 2lb also caught plenty of dog fish. Report:3 down 2 up wastep of time bad weather and eastily great bait of malColm as always still Feb bad month for straights will go back in may for the bass, Report:Fished off the wall before penmon point couple of bites but no fish wanted to plug but wind put a stop to the hence the Morrisons flake Mac crabs enjoyed it tho it was rubbish bait to flakey. Lots of boats and people. The biodiversity in the straits is so diverse from fresh water outlets flowing in all long the straits (which are a blog or book completely by themselves!) Fished between Plas Newedd and Britannia Bridge. Some of the better books on the Menai strait include The Menai Strait by Gwyn Parry Hughes, Crossing the Menai by bridge books and Admiralty charts for the Menai Strait. I dropped straight down and had a tiny whiting in 30 seconds but that was it for the rest of the 4 hours. I hope the photos come out ok. Report:fished 2hours to high water,and then two more.crabs cleaned the hooks within 5mins, apart from that not a bite.Fished about 600 yards from the sea zoo.This is usually a good spot.will try again. We head out 11nm to a wreck of a steam coaster ship and fished a steady few hours sweeping the whole wreck. never mind the mersey again next sunday. In any case, if you do catch one then check out the nearest pile of seaweed for a suicide note. It was shapped by ice. With many lovely anchorages just out side the menai straights and alos in the towns of menai bridge and beaumaris for yachy enthusiasts there is much to do and places to see. Such is the geography, sheltered good fishing is … A single dogfish completed my catch on a very satisfieing day The journey from London to Holyhead took 36 hours; when Menai Bridge opened in 1826 the journey time reduced to 27 hours! Thoroughly enjoyable morning afloat on the Menai Straits on Saturday, despite the odd downpour! Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. From near foot Britannia Bridge. fishing slow with this bad weather all over anglesey .i am looking for a shrimp push net ,can anyone give me an address to buy one help me out [alen sharpe of seaforth] email me johnvogel@btinternet.co.uk thanks jv, Report:Fished the Straights today from low to high water , and finaly managed to catch not one but two bass . Report:after a good days fishing at ty croes moved to menai straights just right of the brittania bridge, spent good hour and half there had 6 dog fish between us all, looks great spot so will be going again soon. 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