Sandbank’s the plaice to pee

Leo Toms
  · Leo Toms  · May 4, 2016

After one of my best fishing sessions I’ve had in a long while the other weekend, it was nice to plan a fishing trip without putting too much pressure on myself. With that in mind I set off to Southbourne with three rods and two bags of frozen mackerel determined to catch myself a turbot. Using [...]

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Solent Smoothounds

Leo Toms
  · Leo Toms  · June 16, 2015

After reading lots of good smoothhound were being caught up the Solent I decided  to try and get a piece of the action! My mate Martin tagged along and we decided on fishing  “parkshore” a venue well known for producing good hounds this time of year. Never having fished that far East before we used the satnav [...]

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Why Angling Is Healthy For You

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · November 11, 2014

When it comes to staying fit and healthy, most people are aware of the benefits that come from having a fit and active lifestyle. The thing is though, for most people, this usually means taking up something extremely sporty such as running or which involves a lot of physical exertion. This isn’t for everyone, but [...]

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Bass fishing on Chesil Beach, when its at its best

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · June 24, 2013

As a fishing guide in Dorset, I like to think that I know when the best times to fish are. Despite my over whelming urge to want to fish with lures all the time, I know that it is better to get out the smelly old bait when the conditions are right. Those times are [...]

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River Cottage Shoreline course

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · March 12, 2013

Have you ever watched with wonder as fishermen, standing at the water’s edge of a local beach, land fish after fish? Would you love to be able to catch those fish then know how to prepare and cook them. This course has been designed by myself, in conjunction with River Cottage, one of the most [...]

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Fishing lessons & guiding

Sean McSeveny
  · Sean McSeveny  · June 19, 2012

When I started this website I had two goals in mind: 1. Provide an resource that would help fellow fishermen to get the most out of the knowledge I had of fishing in Dorset and in particular Chesil Beach, Portland, and Weymouth. 2. Promote the lure fishing revolution. To be honest this is really my [...]

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