Rock fishing safety

Wear a lifejacket

Plus light sturdy clothing and sneakers.

Check conditions

Swell, tides, weather and advice on safety signs. If in doubt, don't go out.

Be aware

Never turn your back to the sea, have an escape path and don't get trapped by the incoming tide.

Dial 111 in an emergency

Rock fishing is one of the largest causes of drowning on our coastline. Don't be another statistic – look after yourself and your mates by following the above simple rules.