The Latest St Ives Fishing News. 

4th December 2022.

P.M. update.......

Plenty of decent mackerel, apparently from the Falmouth area.

This morning's market prices from Newlyn:-

More whitecaps out there than yesterday and windguru is giving it freshening a bit more this afternoon. I'm going to give it a miss today and wait until tomorrow. 

The big ground sea that was predicted on the long-range a few days ago has disappeared, that's good news πŸ‘.


I gave it a few hours squidding in the fresh easterly wind yesterday afternoon. There was only a couple of boats from Hayle on it. It started quite well but went a bit quiet on the slack water and the first of the ebb. Ended up with 20 kilos.

Lots of fish on the market, no harbour boxes left, had to use the big greys. Decent landing for two short trips, 60 kilos (3.5 fish to the kilo average)

The tides are staying around the 16ft mark all week with plenty of light winds from Tuesday. 

Tight lines πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘.

3rd December 2022.

The squiding was good again yesterday, I ended up with 137 for about 40 kilos. Plenty of white caps out there today, BBC forecast is giving more wind for tomorrow but windguru are giving less. It will be a case of look out the window and see. 

Wednesday afternoon and Thursday are looking good at the moment with only a foot of swell, but there's a big ground sea forecasted to hit Monday week which will put paid to the squidding for a while again. 


2nd December 2022.

P.M. update.....

No prices available from Newlyn today, just Brixham's:-

One of the St Ives netting boats had a nice surprise a couple of nights ago when this fabulous 249 kilo tuna came up! You are allowed to land one if caught by mistake and its dead. Looking at yesterday's fish prices it fetch Β£5.01 per kilo, a whopping Β£1,247.49 bonus, very nice!

Yesterday's fish were a slightly smaller run.

A couple more fish than I had on Wednesday but a few kilos less.

Off to do it again, I'll post the prices this afternoon if they are available. 

Tight lines πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘.

1st December 2022.

This morning's trip was pretty much a rerun of yesterday's. 

98 squid yesterday, 102 today.

Plenty of boats on it today, at least 15 of us out there.

This morning's market prices from Newlyn:-

Looking good for tomorrow but freshening up a bit from Saturday:-

Cold northeasterly next week.



Tight lines πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘.

30th November 2022.

Evening update.....

I managed to get up pretty early for me and got the lines in the water at 8.45. Straight into fish, catching two's and threes for quite a long first drift.

I had a decent amount aboard after a couple more drifts.

The fishing slowed down an hour after high water, I ended up with 30 kilos for 3 hours fishing. 

Covered with plastic and ice to keep them in prime condition, they will be on their way to London tomorrow morning. 

Hopefully I'll be able to do similar tomorrow πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘.

This morning's market prices from Newlyn:-


Latest from windguru :-

The squid fishing was good this morning, I'll update later after I've landed. 

Tight lines πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘.

29th November 2022.

Plenty of bass being netted at Β£6.50 per kilo.

Here's the full list from Newlyn:-


I know a few boats tried the squid this morning. There was still quite a bit of ground sea and the water hasn't cleared much. One had none, another just covered the bottom of a box. Bit more of a breeze tomorrow but it should be flatter and hopefully cleared a bit more. I shall be having my first trip since the 20th September!

Here's the latest from windguru:-

Further ahead:-

Tight linesπŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘πŸ¦‘.

28th November 2022.

This morning's market prices from Newlyn:-


The latest from windguru:-

Further ahead:-


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