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Rock fishing

6. Rock loving species blend in perfectly with their surroundings as this little wrasse shows. Small marine fish are predated by numerous other fish, as well as birds, so survival odds are vastly improved if you can hide yourself in the rich beds of kelp and other weeds. Stunning rocky ledges such as Seacombe are the perfect habitat for all wrasse species and they are sporty little fish and can be caught throughout the whole day, regardless of the state of the tide. Take plenty of ragworms with you – it’s a real bummer running out, and put the sandeels aside for targeting the bigger species that the tide will hopefully bring in.