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Beginners Guides - Fishing in Wales

Beginners Guides

Beginners Guides

If you are just learning to fish or wish to try branching into another discipline of the sport, then these articles will help you learn how to catch fish and master new techniques.

And where better to try than in Wales? A land abounding in fish of all kinds, where there is something to catch for everyone – from beginner to expert angler.

A Beginner’s Guide to Fishing Piers, Harbours and Breakwaters

Offering easy access to deeper water, piers and other man-made structures provide great fishing for beginners and experts alike.

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Beginners guide to shore fishing

Wales has around 1,680 miles of coastline, a rich and varied environment that features countless beaches and hidden coves, many tidal creeks and estuaries, and vast areas of remote rock strewn coastline.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Commercial Fisheries 

Beginners guide to commercial fisheries
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A Beginner’s Guide to Feeder Fishing

Excellent for a huge variety of bottom-grazing fish, the swim feeder is a useful tool for any keen coarse angler to master.

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A Beginners Guide to Fishcare

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Get Fishing - How to get into coarse fishing

Coarse fishing is one of the most widespread types of angling in Wales. In this kind of fishing you try to catch fish in freshwater rather than the sea, and the fish are returned to the water instead of taking them for food.

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Get Fishing - How to get into game fishing

Game fishing is the most widespread type of freshwater angling in Wales. In this kind of fishing you try to catch fish in freshwater, rather than the sea and sometimes the fish are taken for food if the venue or fishery owner allows.

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Get Fishing - How to get into sea fishing

Thanks to a huge variety of habitats and species, Wales offers year-round sea fishing action. What’s more, sea fishing from the shore is free.

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River Fly Fishing for Beginners: 10 Top Tips

Ever fancied fishing your local river for trout? Whether your usual diet is stillwater angling, or you’re a coarse fisher looking to try something new, you’re in for a treat with these river fly fishing tips.

River fly fishing tips
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Biosecurity

This page looks at biosecurity advice for anglers and how we can all help help prevent environmental damage.

This page looks at biosecurity advice for anglers and how we can all help prevent environmental damage.
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