Plenty of fish caught in Thurrock

Catches from around the Thames estuary

Catches from around the Thames estuary

First published in Sport

SEA ANGLING: THERE have been plenty of fish caught in Thurrock and our region of the Thames, despite the bad weather and plenty of weed and debris.

Thamemead and Erith: Flounders only at these two venues.

Belvedere: Flounders, pinhead whiting and eels.

Purfleet: Flounders and eels.

Gravesend: Founders, pinhead whiting.

Cows patch (Gravesend): Better sized whiting.

Greenhithe: One or two bass plus the odd flounder and smelt.

Grays Wharf: Mostly pinhead whiting plus the occasional decent pinhead. No codling.

Stanford: Good bags of flounders. River crouch: Whiting, a few flounders and eels.

Southend Pier (when open): Whiting at the head, still herring about plus a few schoolies.

Southend beaches (weather permitting): Flounders and pinhead whiting.

Barge pier: Flounders, plus herring at night.

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