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Founded in 1936 and affiliated to the Angling Trust.

Lymington & District Sea Fishing Club was founded in 1936 and is affiliated to the NFSA Wessex Division. Lymington lies in the picturesque coastal area between the New Forest and the shores of the Solent, opposite Yarmouth, on the Isle of Wight.
The clubhouse, completed in 1993, is located off Bath Road car park, Lymington. It provides a congenial place to socialise with fellow anglers and offers the opportunity for members to improve their knowledge and skill at the regular tackle talks and demonstrations held there.

The aims of Lymington & District Sea Fishing Club are to promote shore fishing and boat fishing for all anglers, in a safe and friendly environment and to encourage conservation of fish stocks. New members, in particular juniors, are always welcome. A membership application form is available to download from the website. The club is also on Facebook. A monthly newsletter is sent out to all members.

SHORE FISHING.
Numerous competitions are held throughout the year at various beaches along Hampshire and Dorest coast. As well as the monthly competitions, there are also several leagues: for example, The Shingle Bank League and the Win-Sum League. There are also three open shore competitions during the year.

BOAT FISHING.
Boat fishing is divided into two sections: large boat {or charter boat} fishing and shallow boats {privately-owned craft}. The large boat section has something for everybody and for all levels of skill and competitiveness.

  • Monthly large boat competitions out of Lymington: semi-competitive, fished to minimum size limits. From April - December.
  • Match Boat League competitions out of Lymington, Poole and Weymouth: highly competitive and based on species, with no size

    • limits. Fished from April - September.
      • Recreational boat trips out of Lymington, Poole and Weymouth, on weekdays and weehends. Friendly atmosphere, no pressure.

        • Fished January - December.
          • The Shallow {or small} boat section is fished from privately owned boats, which stay within a designated area, with competitions

            • running throughout the year.
              • In addition, a boat competition open to both charter and privately owned boats is held in the autumn.

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