Cogden is towards the western end of Chesil beach, not far from West Bay.

Again a popular destination for shore anglers, but it seems that it has not fished as well as it might over the past few years.

There tends to be a lot of spider crab activity at this section of Chesil beach, so regular re-baits are called for at this location.

Plaice can be caught at long range. I understand there are mussel beds at about 100 – 120 yards. This is a good cast for most anglers!! The usual shore caught species can be caught from here as well.

Popular baits for this area are, ragworm tipped with squid or mackerel, make the squid long and thin for the tipping. Dabs tend to like mature baits (a bit smelly)

Walking on the beach is hard work again due to the small size stone the beach is made from!

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