|Welcome to Hastings Angling Centre we would like to extend a hearty welcome and thank you for visiting our new website. You are very welcome to browse our very large catalogue of fishing gear covering all aspects of sea, carp, coarse and trout fishing. Everything in the catalogue is usually in stock and ready for immediate dispatch.This site is intended to be a very handy resource for anyone fishing in the Hastings area especially visitors to the area. The website features regularly updated information about the local fishing, conditions, matches and what is happening with our online store.
Our links to the weather and tides will help you plan your trip. Links to the local clubs and fisheries will also be of great interest.We have some super special clearance offers and some pretty unique products. Our secondhand section is also worth browsing regularly as it always changing and a great place for a bargain or picking up a now discontinued item.
Bait we are blessed in this area with exceptionally good lugworm which is the top local bait for most species. Fresh lugworm (live or wrapped) is usually available (tide and weather permitting!) please call and we can reserve your requirements for collection. We can also send live yellowtail lugworm and wrapped black lug fresh, salted and frozen, see the bait section for details. Maggots, casters and worms are also normally available in the shop.We carry a very extensive range of frozen baits for sea, coarse and carp. Please click on the bait section to see what we have in stock.
Opening hours the shop is open every day from 8am to 5:30pm except for Sunday when we close at 12 noon. During July and August we are open on Sundays 8am to 4pm. We do not close for lunch or have early closing. Please see the contact page for the phone number and map. The shop is easy to find on the A259 in the Old Town about 200 yards from the seafront look for the black fish on the wall!
Second hand tackle we have an extensive range of used fishing tackle which is constantly changing so it is worth checking regularly. If you are after anything specific send us an email stating what you want and we'll keep an eye out for you.The used items are not linked to the shopping cart as they are limited in number and ever changing. Please look through the lists and if you see something you like please call (01424 432178) us to check the item is still available and to pay by card. If you want we can send a photo and discuss the item over the phone.
Every item is in fully useable condition any damaged guides etc. will have been professionally repaired. The condition of each item is graded as follows.
Our quality terms A = In excellent condition very minor marks only, B = Very good, slight marks, C = Good but marked maybe, D = some minor corrosion