Stepping up the hook size to a 2/0 – 4/0 and using a large peeler crab, mackerel fillet or ragworm bait could catch a big bass, as would live baiting a small fish directly down the side of the marina. Bull huss are also a possible catch here. Mullet are also a possibility here when the weather is calm. The area is famed for its strong tides and spectacular scenery and marine life, with dolphins often spotted here. Littlehampton has Climping Beach and the beach at East Preston. if launching a boat, be prepared to pay a fee. A number of different ray are also caught here to sandeel baits fished at range. Float fished mackerel strip or ragworm will also catch wrasse which are plentiful around here. In brief you will require a Fishing permit to fish with pots and nets within 150m of the breakwaters and also for the use of surface nets. Chance of a smooth-hound in the summer months to the hardback or peeler baits and thornback ray can be caught to mackerel or herring fillet or sandeel fished at range. Winter sees decent catches of cod, whiting, flounder and rockling. Contact us for more information on your custom Portland, ME harbor cruise. Whichever method is used try fishing close to the structure of the arms as most fish are found here – don’t cast too far! Phil was one of the first coaches of game and sea fishing Phil also instigated the take five litter campaign for Angling Trust he was also a surfcasting coach which to his fame taught the late great Dennis Retter one of the greatest casters of the World championships he also managed the England Home Nations Youth Team at one time. Outside of the harbour the clean, sandy Avon beach fishes well for bass in summer, with Dover sole, dogfish, pouting and silver eels going for the usual baits. Made of steeply sloping shingle so that fairly short casts can place a bait into deep water. The flatfish boom rig is a short to medium distance rig when used for shore fishing. A TRIP TO REMEMBER. View this area on Google Maps here. Other species such as silver eels, dogfish and various flatfish also caught here, as well as the chance of a smooth-hound to peeler crab. Float fishing a sprat, ragworm or mackerel strip bait on a size 1 – 1/0 hook will see mackerel, pollock, black bream and garfish caught, while spinners, daylights and feathers will also catch most of these species. Maximize fishing time with trips closer to shore! Eastney beach is a steeply sloping shingle beach which can produce a range of species. Spend the day out at sea fishing for a variety of species while enjoying panoramic views of some of England’s scenic Jurassic coastline. Pollock, mackerel and garfish will go for spinners and floatfished baits, while black bream, wrasse, bass and silver eel will also be taken and there is always the chance of a summer smooth-hound on peeler crab or hardbacks. KRISTIN K. CHARTERS DELIVER. Bottom fishing can potentially produce big cod in the winter. Peeler crab will get the smooth-hound, whereas mackerel fillets or sandeel fished at range will provide the best chances of hooking a ray. From the rockier section here conger can be caught to mackerel fillet, mackerel head, whole herring or squid mounted on big hooks, while wrasse and pollock are also found around the rocks. Bognor Regis – Beaches can produce decent fish with dogfish, pouting and Dover sole providing good catches and the chances of something more desirable such as a large bass (when the surf is running) thornback ray or smooth-hound in calmer seas. The pier does have opening and closing times so check there prior to travelling, and obviously expect this area to get very bust in the summer, and the area is also very popular with divers who can get in the way of anglers at times. My fishing adventures around Portland and on Chesil beach. Groundbaiting will bring this species to the area and fishing a bread bait on a free line is often the best way to hook this species, although an earthworm, fish flake or maggot bait can also pay off as well. There is a charge for fishing on the marina and this area will be busy with tourists in summer. Nearby Peveril Point can be a good alternative option when the pier is too busy or closed. Gale Light & Neil Cocks had messaged me a while ago asking for advice as they were planning a rock fishing trip in Dorset. Crabs are the best bait to catch the smooth-hound with peeler and hardbacks both catch and some anglers making a cocktail bait of half peeler, half hardback to hedge their bets. Ground around the marina is mixed with some snaggy patches. There is also a small charge to fish on the pier (approx £2.50). The area has fantastic beaches awesome harbours and incredible rock fishing locations all of which produce great fish. Weather Rain or squally showers. A Paradise for Wildlife. Christchurch harbour is a unique natural harbour which, due to the unusual and unique tidal characteristics of the English Channel means that this area has double high tides. Two sea currents meet just off-shore forming the famous Portland Race. The rockier marks towards the east of the beach can produce wrasse and pollock to float fished baits, and, potentially conger to the usual mackerel, herring or squid baits presented on large hooks and wire traces. Portsmouth and Southampton Marks – Langsdown Harbour is a good high tide venue. Christchurch Harbour – The Christchurch area offers some great fishing venues for the sea angler. Advice and information on sea fishing in the UK. Looking out to sea from Portland Bill fills you with a feeling of exhilaration, especially on a stormy day where the waves crash powerfully against the craggy shore and across the Portland Race. Used 4/0 – 6/0 hooks and large mackerel fillet or herring as bait. There is a car park immediately behind the beach. Dogfish are also caught and will take most baits, although mackerel strip is probably the best choice to specifically target them. Make no mistake this is a dangerous area for sea angling. More common in summer but catches made in winter as well. With luck you can sometimes tap into these sea currents so that your baited float tackle is carried offshore towards the Race where hopefully it might be taken by a giant bass. The pair had been out on a fishing trip near Portland Bill on Tuesday. Using a rod and line does not require a permit although your vessel does require to be covered by Port and Harbour Dues. Swanage Pier and Peveril Point – Swanage Pier is a good venue for summer fishing. In summer large smooth-hound are a real possibility in the summer to peeler crab and hardback crab baits. View Weymouth & Portland Wrecks & Marks in a larger map. Pulpit Rock is a popular fishing mark towards the end of the headland, and there are also rock ledges which are … The odd bonus Undulate will show towards the Portland end and there is the chance of Plaice showing at the end of the month but this is … Dover sole can be caught to worm baits mounted to small hooks fished on the bottom and dogfish, flounder and pouting can be caught most of the year round. Family Fun: $395: Mackerel, Pollock, Cod, Red Fish, Herring, Sculpin: ½ Day (4hrs) $495: Stripers, Bluefish, Mackerel: ¾ Day (6 hrs) $625 : Stripers, Bluefish, Mackerel: No saltwater fishing license required. Toilets are adjacent to the main car park. by Steve Parker 13th May 2012. by Steve Parker 13th May 2012. Avon beach is generally seen as fishing better in summer but some cod, whiting and flounder can be about in winter. The area around Bug Light is also a favorite shore fishing site. Mullet can be caught from Littlehampton harbour and along the River Arun. Portland Bill – Portland Bill is a rocky headland that makes up the most southerly point of Dorset. Captain Ben recommends 4 – 6 hour trips for inshore fishing but we can customize the trip based on your needs. Mackerel can also be caught on feathers or daylights. Whether you are a cod angler looking for a double figure fish, or a seasoned match angler, the west coast has it all. Portland is considered to be one of the top spots for shore angling in the United Kingdom. Shore Fishing; West coast. The larger bass can be caught on mackerel fillet, king ragworm or large squid or peeler crab baits. Pier has opening hours and is locked shut outside of these. However, be aware that in big tides and certain conditions the tidal flow can be absolutely ferocious and fishing is often very difficult or at times impossible. View this area on Google Maps here. 27 fish between us, 7 ballan wrasse, 19 corkwing wrasse and 1 tompot blenny. All of the harbour area fishes very well for mullet, a fact underlined by the UK record for golden grey mullet coming from this area. Winter sees cod, whiting, rockling and flounder caught. However, the usual small hooks, stealthy tactics and groundbaiting methods are needed to catch these species. Dogfish, bull huss and a variety of different rays will also take bottom fished baits, as will large conger eels. Try float fishing mackerel strip on a size 1/0 or 2/0 hook to catch the latter two species. SOUTH PORTLAND. Steep descent to this mark and a long walk so be aware of this before setting off. Bass can also be caught by casting peeler crab or ragworm baits cast just behind the breakers. Large conger eels also lurk around some rocky areas. There is also the chance of a thornback ray or stingray from these marks in summer time. one or two hook rigs with size 1/0 or 2/0 hooks and ragworm, lugworm, mackerel strip baits etc) include whiting, codling, flounder and plaice. Other times of the year can see big wrasse and pollock from the rocky areas, and there is also large bass around here. Read more. Winter will see flounder, rockling, cod and whiting caught. Inshore Fishing Charter Package Options 2016 Pricing: Time Out Cost Maine Fish Species; 3 hr. Dover sole will be caught to ragworm and lugworm baits fished on small size 4-6 hooks and pouting are also around in numbers. Hey all my first time posting and I just want a little info on fishing the ledges at Portland Bill. Thornback ray also a possibility. Absolutely excellent flounder fishing here with specimen sized fish caught (national flounder competition also takes place here). Smooth-hound are a possibility, as flounders, plaice, gurnard, red mullet and black bream, whiting, cod and pouting. The species to target are bass, garfish, mackerel, pollack and wrasse. Similarly, tourists can be a problem when trying to fish during peak season. Chesil beach is an eighteen mile long strip of land (known as a tombolo or barrier beach) with water either side of it. General Purpose Free Running Long Snood Rig The the up and over rig is similar in … Cod and big whiting are caught in the winter, along with flounder. However, the ground here is very snaggy indeed so suitable tackle and rigs with rotten bottoms are needed. View this area on Google Maps here. The lighthouse is a popular attraction and Portland is a very good area for walkers. Solway Starting in the south, the Solway has for many years been noted for it's variety of species on offer. A lugworm or ragworm bait fished on the seabed will see decent sized Dover sole and plaice caught, as well as other species such as silver eels, gurnard and dogfish. Tides4fishing cookies are used to personalise content and ads, save your recent fishing sites and remember your display settings. INSHORE FISHING. Pouting, dogfish, flounder and Dover sole are all on the cards as well. Milford Shingle Bank and Hurst Castle – Can be good for various species of ray to sandeel baits fished at long range. This is a rock mark which can be fished with spinners, lures or floatfished baits for very good bass and wrasse. It can be worthwhile trying for a conger eel with large fish or squid baits presented on larger size 6/0 hooks. Sandeel, peeler crab and ragworm are the top baits to use. Dancing Ledge, Dorset – This is a good mark which lends itself to light gear – bass or spinning rods – and float fishing or spinning. A wide range of species can be caught from the Portland Bill area: there are very good wrasse caught to worm and crab baits (try floatfishing or freelining down a rock ledge) as well as bass and pollock to baits and spinners and other species such as a bream and garfish. Weymouth Stone Pier – This mark has a reputation for being a child-friendly mark for mini-species but it actually produces a range of species – some of a decent size. Rough seas can see waves crash over the structure so take care! We are proud to offer light tackle action inshore fishing charters for Bass, Bluefish, Cod, Mackerel, and Pollock. Please note, like all Weymouth & Portland's car parks you have to pay to park at any time of day or night. Certain types of fishing require a Fishing Permit. View this area on Google Maps here. Two cement ramps, a float, an outhouse and a large parking lot can be found here. Worthing pier can provide great sport with many species such as black bream, mackerel, garfish, wrasse, bass and dogfish caught all summer. View this area on Google Maps here. Hook’Em Up specializes in Portland fishing adventures. Normally When fishing the float I use my carp rod (3lb TC) with a light weight cigar float with size 6-2 Kamasan B940m. Hillhead, Hampshire – Hill Head beaches/spit can be fished at low tide, while Hill Head sea wall is a comfortable and accessible platform to fish from at high tide. Portland Bill – Portland Bill is a rocky headland that makes up the most southerly point of Dorset. Poole harbour has a number of locations where school bass can be caught to baits or spinners. With numbers very low last weekend , rumours where about the tuna had gone for the year , doesnt look like the case with Matty Hunt putting customers on the fish today , seems if ya wanna do the miles and have a look you will find them. Chesil Cove, on the other side of the beach is rockier and offers pollock to float fished baits and potentially conger eels to mackerel fillet, whole herring or squid. The Pulpit Rock is probably the most famous landmark around, and it is from here some of the best fishing can be expected. The large rocky shore on the East side of Portland begins immediately north of the Sandholes crane shown in the top right of my map of Portland Bill. Try a two hook flapping rig with size 1/0 hooks and flounder, whiting, school bass and pouting could all be caught. View this area on Google Maps here. Can be full of tourists in summer so go fishing very early in the morning or after the sun has begun to set. View this area on Google Maps here. Bembridge Harbour will also hold wrasse, bass and Pollock, while Cowes Harbour is good for mullet in calm weather. View this area on Google Maps here. Northwest Flyfishing Outfitters. Try fishing near the surface or set deep to target the various species. Southwick, Worthing Pier and Littlehampton – Southwick beach can be good for bass when there is a good sea running. by David Proudfoot 1st April 2018. by David Proudfoot 1st April 2018. A number of different species of ray (including sting rays) can also be caught here, with sandeels the best bait to catch this species. Bass and larger pollock may will go for spinners as well as the usual mackerel. They travel far up the river and big flounder can be caught surprisingly far along the river, and it is no surprise to pick up decent bass quite far inland as well. View this area on Google Maps here. This area is seen as a hotspot for smooth-hounds in the spring and early summer with some justification – the British record smooth-hound of 20lb 3oz was caught from the sea wall in 2000. It is also something of a flounder hotspot – use size 1 or 1/0 long-shanked hooks and worm baits. Wide range of species caught here. Dogfish can be caught to most baits on size 1-1/0 hooks with a number of bull huss also turning up as well. Join Skipper, Keith Brown, for Deep Sea Fishing Trips on The Amarisa leaving from Weymouth Harbour in South Dorset. Whether you’re just visiting or want to learn more about the craft with an expert by your side, you can do it with one of Hook’Em Up’s very own guides. View this area on Google Maps here. Divers tell me that the rocks end about here. Portland’s unique geology and position makes it home to an extraordinarily rich variety of birds, animals and plant life. Selsey East and West beaches are either side of the Bill. They work out of a private marina on the Columbia River and provide absolutely everything you’ll need to have a fantastic fishing trip! Sea state Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first in east. Pouting and dogfish can be caught all year round and other species which can be caught here include trigger fish, turbot, brill, scad, dab and bull huss. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis (7) Strong winds are forecast. This shingly area is at the eastern extremity of the Chesil Beach where it curves round the Isle of Portland. Large conger can also be found in the rocks and heavy fishing gear and mackerel flappers, herring or squid could tempt a large specimen. Spinners will produce some mackerel and garfish over the summer with decent pollock also providing sport. Summer sees great sport to light tackle. This harbour is also a flounder hotspot with ragworm and lugworm baits on size 1 – 1/0 hooks on multi-hook rigs the best method of catching them. Selsey Bill is a headland jutting out into the English Channel. Bass can be caught from here to bottom fished ragworm and peeler crab, as will silver eels. Drop net advisable. Tide tables and solunar charts for Portland: high tides and low tides, surf reports, sun and moon rising and setting times, lunar phase, fish activity and weather conditions in Portland. Sea Fishing from Pulpit Rock at the tip of Portland Bill. Sunday, 23 August 2009. ledges around by freshwater bay. Rocky marks around Bembridge Harbour (and any other rocky marks around the island) can hold decent sized conger. The sea bed here is very "snaggy" so float fishing is recommended. This is a site for fishing from rocks. Spinning and plugging for bass and pollock can be very productive here, and some very good wrasse take floatfished worm and mackerel baits. It is extremely rocky and snaggy ground that provides some excellent fishing. The South Portland Municipal Boat Ramp, located off Route 77 next to Bug Light, is a popular site. Exmouth Harbour/Docks also holds mullet, as well as mackerel and garfish to spinners and daylights. Hurst Castle is a venue that allows short to medium range casts to find deep water. Certain areas of these beaches can be snaggy and masses of weed can present a problem in certain conditions. View this area on Google Maps here. I like to fish light and precise. In the immediate area there is a good caf� and the Pulpit Inn public house. This mark will be packed with tourists, surfers and other water-based events in the summer and pier is locked at certain times. Anglers, however, return all bass in order to protect numbers and allow the nursery area to maintain stocks. The pier at Bognor Regis can also produce a wide range of species such as mackerel, bass, black bream, pouting and Dover sole, as well as whiting and cod in the winter months. For a few hours action to get a fishing fix the Western marks such as Abbotsbury and Bexington will offer the best numbers of fish. Mackerel will also be caught to spinners and lures in the summer. Abbotsbury side of the beach is very popular in summer with mackerel anglers and can get packed, however, in quieter times fishing from this point can be excellent. Other species which can be caught from this area on general rigs (i.e. However, tidal flow can be fierce, to the point that keeping a bait on the seabed is difficult or even impossible. Weymouth and Portland Boat Fishing Marks and Maps. Unlike the rest of the Chesil Beach the seabed is rocky in places so it is best to fish to the right (as you face the sea) of the Cove House Inn. As with any of the rocky shores around Portland, the rocks are big and difficult to climb over. Both can fish well for whiting and cod over winter, while other times of the year can see sole, dogfish and big bass turn up. View this mark on Google Maps here. Inside the harbour Mudeford/Mudeford Quay can fish well for bass in the summer to ragworm, sandeel, peeler crab or mackerel baits, again quieter in winter but (small) whiting and cod can be about. It is a bass nursery area but bass can still be legally caught from the shore. The views shown are on the eastern side looking towards the lighthouse. This method of fishing involves suspending a bait underneath a float in mid-water, meaning that anglers are constantly watching the float waiting for it to dip under the surface and register a bite. Decent sized bass can be caught here to peeler crab, sandeel, ragworm or mackerel baits cast just behind the breakers, while general fishing on a two hook flapping rig with size 1/0 hooks will catch dogfish, pouting and flounder. Plenty of other species can be caught with conventional bottom fishing. Bass, pouting and conger are the species most commonly caught but black bream are also common at times. View this area on Google Maps here. the carriage of drift nets, beach seines, and ring nets or the use of such nets where they are attended in that area of sea bounded by a line beginning at the southernmost point of Portland Bill (002º27‘18″ west longitude); thence due south to 050º30‘00″ north latitude; thence due east to 000º47‘06″ west longitude; thence due north to the southernmost tip of Selsey Bill. Fishing can be so good on chesil/Portland consequently attracting so much revenue from anglers and their families so why do the powers that be not realise this and manage the fishery so netting is not allowed within a mile of the shore. Visibility Good, occasionally poor. Dogfish, pouting, brill and black bream are also found here and whiting and potentially big cod can also be caught from this mark in the winter. It is also known as Chesil Bank. 24 hour forecast: Wind West or northwest 4 to 6, backing south, then becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7. Try varying casting ranges as bass and flounder can be taken close in, but sometimes casts may have to be at longer distances to put a bait amongst the feeding fish. Mayflower Park in Southampton is a mullet hotspot. Night fishing generally gives the best catches. New Rigs and traces Shore Rigs Updated How to Tie The Up and Over Rig. Mackerel can be caught along the length of the beach to feathers and daylights, although it can get very busy. There is a small charge for fishing from the pier and some restrictions on when and where fishing can take place. Portland Bill The isle of Portland sits at the end of Chesil Beach to the south of Weymouth. Anyone who is familiar with the area will know it is close to Newark, a hidden gem in the Nottinghamshire countryside. Closer in, at the Portland LNB, the temps are ranging in the low to mid 50s. Flounder can be caught on ragworm and lugworm but peeler crab is the top bait for them here. Two hook rigs with size 4 – 6 hooks baited with ragworm will catch the sole, while stepping the hooks up to size 1/0 would be better for the dogfish and pouting. Please check our information pages for guidance of rigs, weather and tides. If you are visiting Portland whether as a novice or experienced angler, you are sure to have some serious fun here and could get genuinely hooked on fishing the island. Similar species caught further along the beach at East Wittering and West Wittering, although again weed can reach fishing-stopping proportions in the wrong conditions. View this area on Google Maps here. The Portland Fishing Lakes are located in Sibthorpe. Floatfishing can produce garfish and wrasse as well, set baits at 3-4 feet under the surface for garfish and 8-10 feet for other species. Two or three hours either side of high tide is best time to fish the pier. Two types of fishing take place within Portland Harbour, recreational and commercial. A pennell rig with 4/0 hooks or bigger, baited with a full squid, black lugworm or frozen peeler crab will potentially catch a big cod, while 1/0 hooks baited with mackerel strip or ragworm/lugworm will catch the rockling, flounder and whiting. Some anglers prefer to stick to float and lure fishing here in order to avoid the frustration and cost of the constant tackle losses which are inevitable here. View this area on Google Maps here. The west coast of Scotland has probably the most diverse selection of species in Scotland. Certain parts of Chesil Beach are protected and cannot be fished from. View this area on Google Maps here. (Portland) (ballan wrasse) (ballan wrasse) (tompot blenny) (Corkwing wrasse) 23rd august. Mackerel, scad and garfish can all also be caught here on spinners, daylights and feathers, as well as on float fished baits. Pollock will also take lures and spinners from here, as well as float fished baits – try mackerel strip, sandeel or sprat. Steve Parker scrambles down to the iconic Pulpit rock on Portland Bill for an early tilt at the local wrasse population using light tackle tactics. Portland itself holds the British record for Wrasse and Chesil boasts several other shore caught records. A huge range of species can be caught here. St Alban’s Head – St Alban’s Head is a rocky headland approximately three miles southwest of Swanage. Weymouth & Portland: Weymouth and Portland are fantastic fishing areas. Large conger eels also lurk around some rocky areas. So why was I standing on top of Portland Bill’s fam Pulpit Rock is a popular fishing mark towards the end of the headland, and there are also rock ledges which are also popular fishing marks. This means that in winter big cod are within range with large 4/0 – 6/0 hooks on a pennel baited with a whole squid or large black lugworm being in with the chance of catching a very big fish. Estuary of the River Otter also holds mullet which can be caught to stealthy tactics and bread, earthworm, fish flake or maggot baits. 50 places to go fishing within 60 minutes of Portland Think again—if you live in the greater Portland area, there are any number of places you can get to in less than an hour. It is extremely rocky and snaggy ground that provides some excellent fishing. Selsey Bill and Selsey Beaches – Selsey is a great area for sea fishing. South Portland to Blue Hill. Mackerel and garfish can be caught to spinners and lures, and will also take float fished baits, as will wrasse, pollock and black and gilt-head bream. Sea Angling at Portland Bill This is a site for fishing from rocks. Features Float Fishing Portland Bill Shore Fishing Rocks, Wrasse and Heart Attacks. The tidal flow can also be strong and make fishing difficult in certain conditions, and many fishing marks can involve having to haul fish a long way up from the sea so think about how large fish will be landed (and ensure it is safe to do so). Make sure you read the Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations before you go. Brighton Marina – Great venue made up of East Arm and West Arm. The 7 day weather forecast summary for Off Weymouth Portland, United Kingdom, Coastal Areas: Taking a look at the forecast over the coming week and the average daytime maximum will be around 7°C, with a high of 11°C expected on Monday morning. From the boat, it is a… Read more. Fished the bill last night with Phooey,Zzippy and Speciman--launched around 5.30pm.Flat calm but with powerful spring tides.Launched and paddled up to the crane section where Phooey had been all afternoon.Bouyed up and had 2 rods out with full squid and another with a … Poole Harbour is a nursery area for bass – shore fishing is still permitted but fish should be returned. Ringstead Bay a few miles to the east is another great mark. I'm hitting the high tide on easter Sunday with some mates from work but I'm getting very confused with conflicting advice. Wrasse fishing is often a holiday pastime centered around a few hours of float fishing at a handy harbour breakwater or rock mark, where a cooler bag full of cold soft drinks and a decent pair of sunglasses are as important as your bucket of bait. Bass also caught from around here and reports of rays, but the seabed is extremely snaggy indeed so many anglers stick to spinning or float fishing to avoid the tackle losses which will be inevitable if presenting baits on the seabed. Various different species can be caught by fishing baits on the seabed, including potentially large conger eels, but be aware that it is very snaggy indeed and large tackle losses will have to be tolerated. View this area on Google Maps here. Teignmouth – Mouth of the River Teign is known to produce good bass catches. Whiting and big cod turn up in the winter to the usual lugworm, frozen peeler crab, mussel and squid baits. The popularltity of these marks mean they can get very busy with anglers, especially when the smooth-hound are around, or on weekends/public holidays. Nearby sandy beach can produce good catches of plaice and Dover sole, as well as bass when there is sea running. View this area on Google Maps here. Area around the dragon’s teeth (anti-tank defences left over from WW2) are seen a top winter cod mark. An all day fishing trip with me and my two mates kev and Rich. Nearby Studland Bay has can produce decent catches of flounder as well as school bass to peeler crab baits, mackerel strip and ragworms. Summer sees smooth-hound, thornback rays, Dover sole and gurnards. Silver eels can also be caught to bottom fished peeler crab, mackerel or worm baits. Victoria pier offers mackerel and garfish to float fished baits and spinners in the summer, with mullet also a possibility in calm summer weather. Silver eels will also be taken with peeler crab the top bait for them. Ryde Pier is a great mark for light summer fishing. … Bracklesham Bay, East and West Wittering Beach – Bracklesham Bay can produce bass to ragworm and peeler crab baits. Can be good to lure fish with plugs or spin for bass at this point. 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