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Salcombe Fishing Competition

Angling for a win - Fishing competition in Salcombe

News 1978 2 mins Silent

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Anglers and fishermen have been taking part in a fishing competition held on the Salcombe-Kingsbridge Estuary. Bass, Gilt head bream, plaice, Pollack, Wrasse and Ray can all be found in the Salcombe Estuary, and predominantly salt water the estuary is an area designated as a nursery which implies restrictions as to what you can catch at what time of the year.