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Bude, Cornwall

Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:23 pm
by timmie
Im going to Bude the first week of August and just wanted to know what the fishing is like there and what am I likely to be targeting there?

Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:52 pm
by eccles
Grockles are yer most likely catch there in the first week of August, I'd be looking for somewhere quieter nearby like Crackington or Hartland.

Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:55 pm
by Ilurvmatthayes
You can fish from Bude breakwater and from summerleaze beach- there's a tackle shop in Bude on the waterfront which sells bait etc and offers advice- seemed ok when i went in and had fresh peelers and plety of frozen bait but worm needed to be ordered in advance.

You'll need to check the tide times- if you're fishing the flood tide be careful as it comes in very quick once it gets moving and i would recommend fishing early morning or evening if you can. Chances are the beaches will be heaving as its school holidays- We've been outside the school hol period and its busy enough then.

Good Luck

Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:58 pm
by Ilurvmatthayes
eccles wrote:Grockles are yer most likely catch there in the first week of August, I'd be looking for somewhere quieter nearby like Crackington or Hartland.
Crackington's just as bad Eccles- although might not be as bad in the evening- plus you've got the hoardes of surfers - saying that if crackington is bad there's always the pub to retire to and enjoy the sunset.

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:16 pm
by timmie
I'll be fishing early mornings for about 4/5 hours. I hear there is plenty of mullet. Ideally I would like to fish bottom and a light rod for bass/mullet float/spin is it good for Bass that time of the year there and what other fish are around.