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Just a quick note to anyone who is trying to find out how to get a pass to sea fish the docks at Liverpool. Please don’t email me about POLSAF permits as i don’t know anything more than the information below. The Port of Liverpool Sea Angling Federation (POLSAF) have a new website which has all the details about affiliated clubs, rules, areas where we can fish, etc. so if your thinking of trying the docks this winter for the Cod that seasonally show up in the River Mersey it…

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After picking up our POLSAF (Port of Liverpool Sea Angling Federation) passes a few weeks ago we joined a few of the guys from Wirral Sea Fishing for our first venture fishing the rocks at Seaforth docks. As we were new to the venue we thought it better to tag along with some guys that were familiar with the mark so we met up with the guys at the designated car parking area 2½ hours before high water. The target species was to be Cod as Kev had managed to…

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Well I can definitely say that the winter storms have arrived here in Lancashire this week. The weather has been awful and it looks like it’s going to continue into the weekend. Damn! We were hoping to go out on a boat trip (fishing a match with the Blackpool and Layton Angling Society guys again) onto the River Mersey but neither myself or Wendy are fantastic on boats in dodgy weather so we’ve cancelled – I hope they have a good time on Sunday – if the boat goes out!…

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With it being the Guy Fawkes celebrations during last weekend we didn’t get out sea fishing or fell walking as we spent a very enjoyable time at my parents. I did manage to go out on Sunday with my father, his two labradors, my youngest brother and his girlfriend. We went for a gentle stroll around Beacon Fell which as always was wonderful while Wendy and mother prepared a feast for our return. A very relaxing weekend. There have been some signs in both Lancashire and Merseyside that the cold…

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Last Sunday (24th Sept.) was the first match of the WSF (Wirral Sea Fishing) Winter League held in conjuction with a BLAS (Blackpool and Layton Angling Society) match, held on the Wirral side of the River Mersey along Seacombe Promenade. We met up at 9am to sign in for the match which, considering it was the first of the season, had a good turnout of about 50 hopeful anglers. After making our way to our chosen mark and getting set up the shout went up and we all cast our…

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