Are you going on a well- deserved break and would like to catch some fish? Here are a few tips when fishing off our beaches or off a boat.
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Remember to obtain a permit before fishing which must be on hand or else your fishing tackle, bait and fish can be confiscated.
Where can you get a fishing permit or licence on the South Coast?
Permits can be purchased from your local Post Office Branch or you can apply on the Environment Agency Website or by calling the Environment Agency Fishing Licence Service
Famous fishing hotspots in Margate and Ramsgate
Bird Rock – Rock & Surf
Lee Rock – Rock & Surf
Lucien Point – Rock & Surf
Shad bay – Rock & Surf
Blue Bay- Rock & Surf
Groom’s Pantry – River
Pinky Rock – Rock & Surf
Whale Back – Rock & Surf
Best Baits for saltwater fishing
Red Eye Sardine
Sand and Mud Prawn
Remember the safety rules when fishing
Wear a life jacket
Wear a hat
Carry lots of water
Carry a first- aid kit in-case of injury
Keep hooks and lures in a tackle box