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Llŷn Angling

Llŷn Angling

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A guide to fishing on Abererch Beach

Abererch Beach

Location: Abererch Beach graces the southern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales, offering anglers a serene haven along the shores of Cardigan Bay.

Length and Composition: Stretching for approximately 1.5 miles, Abererch Beach is characterized by soft sands and occasional rocky outcrops, providing a varied landscape for fishing enthusiasts.

Aspect: Facing southwest, Abererch Beach affords panoramic views of the bay and surrounding countryside, creating a tranquil setting for fishing adventures.

Seasonal Fishing

Spring: March to May

With the arrival of spring, Abererch Beach becomes a hive of fishing activity. Species like bass and flatfish such as plaice and flounder become more active. Anglers can employ a variety of methods including bottom fishing with baited rigs using ragworms or lugworms, or lure fishing with spinners or soft plastics for bass.

Summer: June to August

Summer brings an abundance of mackerel to the waters off Abererch Beach, attracting anglers seeking exciting fishing opportunities. Feathered lures or small strips of mackerel are effective baits for catching these swift fish. Bass fishing remains productive, particularly around rocky areas or sandbanks using lures or live bait like sandeels or crabs.

Autumn: September to November

As autumn sets in, Abererch Beach continues to offer fruitful fishing prospects. Cod and whiting become more prevalent during this season, providing anglers with the chance to target these species using bottom fishing rigs baited with squid or mackerel. Flatfish like plaice and flounder continue to be caught using similar methods as in spring and summer.

Winter: December to February

Winter heralds the arrival of cod and other cold-water species near Abererch Beach. Anglers can brave the cooler temperatures to fish for cod using bottom fishing rigs with large bait such as squid or mackerel. Additionally, whiting and dogfish may also be encountered during winter fishing expeditions. Fishing during slack tide periods or during the incoming tide can be particularly productive during winter.

Safety Tips:

  • Always check local weather forecasts and tide times before venturing out for a fishing trip.
  • Be mindful of potential hazards such as rocks, strong currents, and changing weather conditions.
  • Dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear for traversing the sandy terrain.
  • Respect fishing regulations and practice responsible angling techniques to conserve the marine environment.

Experience the thrill of angling amidst the tranquil beauty of Abererch Beach, where every season brings new opportunities and memorable catches await.

See what fish the Three Herrings SAC have landed at this venue over the years.

The report below shows the number of each species of fish that was caught and recorded in the Three Herrings SAC matches held during any selected year or years. The information is updated after each match*.

You can select a single year or a range of years and even specify which months of the year are included in the report using the Report Options below.

To select a specific league year to report on, select an option from the Start Year list. To select a range of years, select a Start Year first then select an End Year from the other list.

Select the month or months you want to include or exclude from the report by clicking or tapping in the boxes below**.

** At least one month must be selected.

The table below is compiled from 1 matches held at this venue, with 7 anglers taking part.

Species Total
Dogfish2
Plaice1
Notes:

* The table above is for information only. It represents the results of the Three Herrings SAC club matches. It is by no means an exhaustive list of the species that can be caught in the area. Nor is it indicative of the relative abundance of any particular species.