Sea Fishing Locations in South West of England
Bristol Channel: The mighty Bristol Channel or Severn Estuary as it is also known is one of the best fishing spots anywhere in the country. As the mighty River Severn becomes tidal, splitting Wales and England, it develops in to an angling mecca but also a place where extreme caution is advisable. The tides in the Estuary are some of the biggest in the world so knowing your location and tide times as well as access point is essential when visiting the area.
Cornwall: Cornwall is one of England’s most scenic and beautiful counties and also offers some brilliant fishing locations for all anglers of all abilities. Whether it be the jaw dropping cliffs, beautiful sandy beaches or hidden harbours Cornwall has the fishing for you. It is of course worth noting that Cornwall is also a tourist hotspot and popular with water sports enthusiasts so where you chose to fish may often be shared with more people than perhaps you would like.
Devon: Devon much like Cornwall is a beautiful county with fantastic beaches, harbours and estuaries all offering fantastic fishing throughout the year. Again this is a county popular with tourists in the summer months and some of its more popular beaches can become very crowded. This is a fantastic county to explore though and boasts numerous shore caught fish records.
Somerset: The northern border of Somerset is the counties only coastline and is in the most part is technically the Bristol Channel. This is a wild and rugged coastline exposed to the constant racing of the tidal flows associated with the Severn Estuary. It does have a fantastic amount of shore fishing locations as a result and plenty of unspoiled and quiet beaches.