Companions Guide to the Sea Fishing Marks
South Coast - Harlech to Abersoch
sandy beach stretching north for approx 2½ miles. Access to the beach is
A high water mark for all but the the mullet. Mainly
fishing onto sand, mud and gravel with snags from the road
bridge round to the sluice gates.
Borth-y-Gest can be fished at
any state of the tide but is generally best 2 hrs either side of high
water. The Powder House at Black Rock Sands is best fished 2hrs either
side of low water. Each season bass to double figures are taken from the
Two hours either side of low water gives a good chance of bass on a lure
fishing around the patches of boulders immediately in front of the beach
Rough ground to the right of
the jetty, clean sand directly out and slightly to the right from the
end of the jetty. Right of a line from the end of the jetty to the
castle headland marks the very rough ground.
The last 80m of beach
directly under the castle rock offers clean ground. To the right right
of this looking west towards Pwllheli the ground is very rough with
large boulders forming a reef.
Penychain & Abererch
Penychain is also known as Butlins Point and is a rock mark about 4 miles west from Criccieth.
The entrance to the harbour is a summer venue with the best fishing is about 2 - 2/1/2 hrs either side of high water.
The beach is sand with some single at the high water mark. The Gimlet
Rock end of the beach offers access to the deepest water.
Small sand beach with a rocky headland at the western end. Heavily
populated with holiday makers in the height of summer. Late spring, autumn
or night are the quietest times.
A sandy beach with a small river estuary at its western (town) end. Best
avoided on hot summer days when the beach is invaded by holiday makers.