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Fishing in Pembrokeshire

There are many ways in which you can pass the time in Pembrokeshire, and the one thing that draws people to the area from all corners of the world, is the quality and the diversity of the local fishing spots. Pembrokeshire is home to some of the best fishing spots in the United Kingdom, no matter if it is coarse fishing, still water fishing, game fishing or sea fishing, you will find it here.

Bass Fishing

One of the most famous types of fishing in the Pembrokeshire area is Bass fishing, due to the fact that the area has a superfluity of easily accessible beaches, many of which stretch for miles and miles, and it they provide some excellent fishing spots.

Other Types of Fishing

Other fishing locations can be found in the many coves that provide a safe haven for fishes and fishermen alike from stormy conditions. The ruggedness of the Pembrokeshire coastline also provides fishing enthusiasts with excellent opportunities for sea fishing. Some of the most popular fish to be found in the area include Pollack, Bass, Conger, Bream and Mackerel. Rays and sharks can also be found in the area.

Fishing Boat Trips

Fishing excursions are a great way to land a prize catch, and areas such as St David’s, Dale, Saundersfoot and Tenby are the best locations to find fishing boat trips. The sea around the Pembrokeshire coastline is often teeming with great varieties of fish, especially Mackerel. A fishing boat trip is also a great way to spot some of the local marine and birdlife too, with dolphins, whales and a wide variety of sea birds in the area.

Coarse and Stillwater Fishing

Coarse and Stillwater fishing is also popular across the county, and is suitable for people of all ages and abilities, with Tench, Carp and Pike readily available to catch. If you do not have your own fishing tackle, there are plenty of places around that can hire out all of the equipment and bait that you need.

Game Fishing

The areas of Pembrokeshire that is good for game fishing are the Eastern and Western Cleddau rivers, and Teifi. It is usually the local landowners or one of the many local fishing clubs who hold the rights to fish in these areas, and many fishing clubs have day permits that are ideal for day visitors. Tuition will also be available for those people who have never fished this way before, or for those who wish to hone their skills.

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