Welcome to Let’s Meet and Fish Lymington

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LMF23-Lymington results

The day is run as a friendly gathering offering nonetheless an entry into this year’s televised Sea Angling Classic being staged in Portsmouth on June 14th – 19th.

Lymington Yacht Haven has kindly offered a-2 nights for the price of 1 for Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June. Places are limited and need to be booked in advance.
The on-site marina contact is Richard Park 01590 677071

Let’s Meet & Fish Lymington itinerary
07.00 – 08.30 Registration / collect measuring board Lymington Yacht Haven, Marine Office
09.00 – 14.00 competition times
15.00 – 18.00 refreshments and Fish & Chips supper, Lymington Yacht Haven Sponsor Area
17.00 – 17.30 Prize giving, Lymington Yacht Haven Sponsor Area
15.00 – 18.00 A chance to talk to the event sponsors and previous competitors, Great opportunity to check out the new 2023 Extreme 745 Game King prize boat, kitted out with the Ultimate Lowrance fishing system. powered by a tremendous 300hp V6 Yamaha motor and even has the Helm-master Joystick control complete with GPS anchor lock sitting on an amazing SBS Trailer.

Talk to experts from Lowrance, check out the latest tackle, and even maybe pick up a few freebies from Mark at Cox & Rawle.



  • Life jackets must be worn at all times when on the water.
  • Strictly Catch, Photograph, Measure, and Release.
  • Max 4 rods per boat, 3 hooks per rod.
  • No restriction on the fishing zone.
  • Only target fish will count: Bass, Rays, Bream, Smoothhound, Tope
  • Fish must be over the legal size to count
  • Fish must be measured using provided measuring board as follow:
    * Bass and bream: right flank down with lips touching the headboard and tail flat. The tail can be pointed.
    All rays: measured across the wings. One wing clearly touching the headboard.
     Smooth-hounds and tope: belly down and nose tip touching the headboard.
  • Photographs of fish are to be sent via What’s App to the phone number allocated on the day. Only pictures received from registered phones will count. See the link above to complete the onsite registration form.
  • Longest Fish of the Day wins an entry for one boat including 2 participants to the 2023 Sea Angling Classic competition, winning the honor to fly the Lymington Yacht Haven pennant at this year’s Classic.
  • In the event of a tie, the time of the first fish caught will be the winner. If there is still a tie the order will be longer Bream, Bass, Ray Smoothhound, and Tope in this order.
  • Prizes will be awarded for the Longest of each of the target species
  • Prizes will only be given to competitors present at prize-giving.
  • There will be a raffle of any prize not won or allocated on the day with the proceeds going towards the Sea Angling Classic Sea Grass initiative.
600x400 Ray on measuring board

For media purposes, please
send the picture with the following information
Angler’s name
Fish type
Fish length
Boat name

Shoreline Cleanup

There is no entry fee for this event but anglers are invited to join Angling Spirit ethos by doing a shoreline cleanup and posting images on their social network along with these hashtags and logos #spiritofangling and #friendsofthesolent.
Shoreline cleanup informationShoreline cleanup form

If you do not have the time or further want to contribute to the initiative you can make a contribution of your choice at registration or on-site on the day.

Shore Clean visual