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ONLINE live sea baits

Here at Markhams Fishing Tackle we offer an online live and frozen bait service with next day delivery. We do lugworm ,ragworm,squid etc. You need to go to my Ebay site and type in this address. GMCBAITS Ipswich and the site will come up, Browse through what i have listed and just order and pay […]

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Peeler Crabs In Stock Now.

Live Peeler Crab in stock now and available on next day delivery for £10.00 Mon-Thurs. Prices including delivery 10 crab +postage = £18.50 50 crab + postage = £50.00 100 Crab +postage = £90.00 200 Crab + Postage = £160.00 ADD  squid 1lb box calamari also unwashed and Indian party squid Mix and match as […]

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CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES 2017

24th December  8AM —12.00 noon 25th CLOSED Boxing day  to advise 27 th 8.0AM  — 4.00 pm 28th 8.00 AM— 4.00 pm 29th  8 .00 am— 5.00 PM 30th  7.00am— 4.00pm 31st  8am—-12 noon 1st  CLOSED        Weather permitting we should have all baits through the holiday period

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AUGUST Bank Holiday 2017 Opening Times

 This seasons Devon sand eels just arrived. £2.99per pack.                        5x packs for £12.50       10x packs for £19.50      20x packs  £35.00                        We will be open every day over the August Bank holiday and these are the hours of Business..< a href=”http://markhamsfishingtackleonline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/0094.jpg”> 

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Skipper Ken.

Ken Smy with a nice cod of 28lb caught a few years ago.  Ken worked with us as one of our skippers for several years on the Frederick William. I still see Ken and we reminess about some of the days that he had at sea. I remember one day when we were antifouling  on […]

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Servicing Your Reel

I often get asked how to service all kinds of fishing reels. So heres my take on it. With any type of sea reel the biggest enemy of the reel is salt water and considering that is what your fishing in they dont stand much of a chance of serviving if you dont look after […]

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Fly Fishing Section News

At Markhams we are proud of our Fly Fishing Section. We stock Rods, Reels and Lines for beginners through to the more discerning angler. We have a huge range of flys, around 450 different Fly Patterns for Trout, Salmon, Pike and Bass. For the fly tying beginner there are tying kits with everything you need […]

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10lb Spurdog for Rod

Our boat Tracy Jane  went to sea on Tuesday on a mirror sea. Fishing was reasonable with several Thornbacks to 10lb, lots of dogfish and some big whiting and a lovley Bass for Peter Lafflin. Most of the Thornbacks and the Bass were caught using our frozen sand eels. Blueys are also worth a try […]

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River Gipping fishing

We are having some lovely weather we now. It’s not always a bad thing to have these sorts of conditions as the heavy rain can do wonders to oxygenate the lakes and rivers and get the fish on the move again…

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Poor cod season leads into another good year for the rays.

UPDATE 12th.April 17 The winter fishing along all our coast line has been devoide of codling, never in almost 55 years of the tackle and bait trade have i ever know a season like it. As i write now the beach and boat fishing is very good with many thornback rays being caught along with the seasons first smoothounds, dogs […]

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