Holyhead and Holy Island
Sea Fishing Locations
Fishing off Holyhead Breakwater, 13 4m long, good on any tide; summer and winter fishing, many species caught. Very good fishing also on Stanley Embankment, at Cymyran, Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay, Porthdafarch and Holyhead Mountain. Bull huss, dogfish, pollack, wrasse, mullet, cod, plaice, dab, flounder, conger, whiting, codling, thornback ray and bass all taken in season from the various shore-marks. Boatfishing, possible in all but the worst of weather, yields also tope, ling and smoothhound. Bait readily available. Excellent boat fishing. Charter boat Bad Boyz provides one to one tuition for special needs anglers (licenced for 12); Bad Ladz 2 has side opening door for easy access to special needs anglers; contact Pearl or Mel (tel: 01407 769214; freephone: 0800 0830368; mob: 07711 984952). Bait in harbour or from tackle shop: Trefs Shop, 1 Stanley Terrace LL65 1BY (tel: 01407 769892). Tourist Information, Terminal 1, Stenna Line Port, LL65 1DQ (tel: 01407 762622).