Kit Up For Fish Forage Feast…

Firstly wetsuits on, helmets donned, and safety briefing done. A prelude to one of our adventures that conquers the sea, shore and stomach in one. Here’s a cheeky glimpse into catch and cook Fore style. Fish Forage Feast.

Fish Old Harry Rocks


Secondly a lesson in rigging fishing rods with feathers. Our most successful mackerel catching lure under the belt. After our adventurers headed onto their kayaks and hit the water. Towing our fishing line behind the kayaks (trolling) as we paddled out to Old Harry’s. Meanwhile the fishy Gods gave us a glimpse of what was to come, with a first mackerel catch in the bag (/boat). The fishing part to Fish Forage Feast.

Old Harry Rocks…

After reaching Old Harry we got to exploring his stacks and arches from the water. You see, like sea is to weed Old Harry is to Fore a good old friend. Providing an iconic marker to a majority of our water based adventures. Meanwhile we cracked on with our fishy agenda, practicing the art of jigging and spinning (while these sound like dance moves we can assure you they are technical fishing terms!).

fish on kayak

10 mackerel jumped sweetly on to our hooks this day. The good little things.


And so we mastered the sea. Now to complete the Fish Forage Feast!

Landing For Fish Forage Feast…

Landing at Old Harry’s shores we gathered firewood and foraged for sea vegetables and seaweeds. Opening our eyes and with a spot of direction, it’s always exciting to see what nature will provide. Additionally dabbling in bushcraft skills we got to making a BBQ pit with the stones around us. Laying a fire and lighting it with our faithful firesteel- we were good to feast.

Fish Forage Feast

And so we mastered the shore.


Prepping the mackerel off the back of the steeds that landed us them. Subsequently learning how to fillet as we went, our hard work rewarded. We even tried our hand at a spot of sushi- making mackerel sashimi wrapped in seaweed kelp. Can you get fresher than that?


And so we mastered our stomachs. Come join on a Fish Forage Feast!

Fish forage feast fishing trip

Spreading the ashes of our feast and consequently ensuring we left no trace. We headed back to the Hutquarters with satisfied bellies and smiles. Subsequently only an encounter with an environment like ours can deliver.


Job done, Fore/adventure style. Adventure conquered.


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