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7. Fishing and Shark Tagging

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Fishing and Shark Tagging Trips

Clean, protected waters rich in nutrients, mean lots of fish! Try your hand at shore or boat fishing or even get involved in shark tagging!

What could be more satisfying than setting out early one morning, in a boat armed only with a rod to catch a fish for your tea? 
And with clean mineral rich waters around the islands, there are numerous species of fish out there. Hake, turbot, sole, plaice, megrim, whiting, monkfish, mackerel and pollack to name a few, can be found in and around these shores and there are numerous trips giving the visitor the opportunity to catch them.

Or what about a spot of shore fishing? With some great locations throughout the islands, why not give it a go? Who knows what you might turn up!

And for something completely different how about a shark tagging expedition, in which you can partake in a tag and release research and conservation programme? Such trips run throughout the summer months and offer an exhilarating way to get really close to nature.

Useful Contacts:

Isle of St. Mary's
Kingfisher Shark & Fishing Trips
M  07768 662229
Sapphire Fishing Trips
M  07776 204631
Kestrel Shark & Fishing Trips
M  07767 803973

Isle of St. Agnes
Vanguard Fishing Trips
T  +44 (0)1720 422704

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