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Anglers among the fish from East Anglia's beaches and estuaries
11:30pm Wednesday 30th May 2012 in Sport
SEA ANGLING: BOROUGH sea anglers have the chance to get among the fish this week, if reports from around the region continue to come good.
Southend Barge Pier: The highlight is some garfish making an appearance for the first time in years. Dogfish, bass and mackerel have also been caught from the Shoebury venue.
Southend Pier: Gars, bass, dogfish and mackerel have been landed.
Southend Beaches: Anglers have caught flounders and schoolies.
Chalkwell: The chance of a decent mullet.
Thamesmead: An abundance of flounders are providing sport, with good anglers averaging 13 fish a session.
Erith: Founders are being landed but sport is sparse.
Gravesend: Graham from Dolphin Angling reports bass to 6lb, soles to 1.5lb, plus flounders and eels.
Greenhythe: Bass and flounders.
River Crouch: Anglers have reported skate and the occasional bass.
River Roach: Flounders, eels and the occasional schoolie have been caught.
Boats: Charter and private boat skippers have reported skate, smoothounds, spur dog, bass and codling.
And a commercial netman fishing out of St Osyth caught and released a whopping 71lb stingray.