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We arrived on Anglesey on Friday afternoon with the intention of doing absolutely nothing except relaxing as this was our first ‘proper’ break since Christmas. Of course, it would have been a bit daft not to take the sea fishing gear so we picked up some bait from Menai Angling (the new name of Gareth’s fishing4u shop) then spend a very lazy Friday doing nothing but sit in the sun, drink tea and read some sci-fi / fantasy novels (currently Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy which is very good). Saturday we…

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After the long hot and wind free July we were looking forward to some lazy days fishing from the rocks on Anglesey. Alas the weather gods had a different plan for us and after lazing around in the sun on, of all things, Sunday (what else…) we woke on Monday to rain and a strong Westerly wind which dented our plans a little so we did a bit of walking instead. After a while, I’m not sure which day we meandered over to our favorite spot of the year, a…

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After Saturdays exploration and chat with Gareth we mounted our expedition to Cable Bay with some heavy duty rock fishing gear and some lighter rods just in case we fancied a bit of float fishing. We arrived at the car park at about 10am and followed a path around to the left onto a rocky outcrop. The weather had closed in a bit over night and although it never rained, the sky stayed hazy throughout the session. After numerous bait changes – squid, mackerel, sandeels neither Wendy or I had…

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After Friday nights adventures we got up for a late (very late!) breakfast and on opening the curtains were greeted with another fantastic day. Blazing sunshine and hardly any wind at all. We decided that we were well overdue for a bit of a walk so got together a rucksack of light fishing gear and another of sandwiches and drinks and headed to the South East corner of the island to Llanddwyn Island. We payed the £2 to park near the sand dunes at Newborough and headed along a track…

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