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Recreation in the Parish of Hornsea

sea anglingAngling

Angling is an activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and physical ability. There are various types of angling which people enjoy including sea and freshwater angling. There are also a number of conservation programmes established along the east coast for the tagging of sharks and sea bass. Use the following links to find out more information about clubs and fishing locations within the Parish of Hornsea:

Sea angling
Freshwater angling

Sea Angling

Sea fishing is either carried out on the shore from a beach or pier head/jetty, or on the water via a boat. Fish from the North Sea and estuary can include sea bass, mackerel, mullet and flat fish. There are many commercial sea angling boats which can be chartered along the east coast - a list of these boats with contact details can be found under 'Boat Hire, Launch and Storage'.

Local Clubs

The local sea angling club within the Parish of Hornsea is:
Hornsea SAC
Contact: Mark Coleman 01964 536948

Freshwater Angling

Freshwater angling is carried out in canals and reservoirs or ponds/lakes. This type of fishing is for fish such as Carp, Bream, Rudd, Roach, Tench and Pike. There is an art to catching each type of fish. Some of the fish especially the carp can grow to 30lb or more and can be worth up to £2.5k each. All coarse fish are either returned once they have been caught or are kept in keep nets until the end of a days fishing or competition, they are then weighed and released.
Places to Fish

Hornsea Mere

Boat House, Hornsea, East Yorkshire, HU18 1AX. Tel: 01964 533277
This is Yorkshire's largest inland water (350 acres). Very good pike, carp, bream, rudd, perch, roach, tench. Dt £2, evening and junior £1, punts £7 day (limited boat and bank fishing).
Link to freshwater angling at Hornsea Mere.

More information on angling activities can be found within the general Angling section within the general Recreation section above.