Category: Angling News

England’s Steve Hemingray placed on top of the world by Italian match fishing study

Anglers Mail recently voted Alan Scotthorne as Britain’s best ever match angler; however an Italian table published this week places Drennan England’s relative newcomer Steve Hemingray at the summit of the world’s matchmen. The study compiled results in World Championship matches over the last five years, which has seen Steve score an average section result […]

Campaign to ban treble hooks….

A campaign has been launched in the UK to ban multiple hooks and in particular trebles from all disciplines of angling. The founder of is a life-long angler and strong believer in catch and release, and is looking for the tackle companies to back the movement with a phased in approach that would see treble […]

Mark Downes announces 2017 European Match Fishing Championships squad

Manager Mark Downes has once again selected a young squad to represent Drennan Team England in this year’s European Championships on the Bianca canal, Venice, Italy from 20th-21st May. Joining the squad for the first time, after two great years at Home International level, is former U23 International James Dent. The vastly experienced Alan Scotthorne […]

Changes To IGFA International Angling Rules

The IGFA’s Board of Trustees recently met for their annual meeting where they ratified several significant changes to the IGFA’s International Angling Rules and World Record Requirements. Detailed information regarding these changes is listed below: CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL ANGLING RULES Assisting the Angler Current IGFA International Angling Rules state that “the act of a […]

Former detective joins Angling Trust Enforcement team

A retired detective with 30 years’ service in the police has joined the Angling Trust’s Fisheries Enforcement Support Service as Intelligence Manager. Gary Thomas retired from West Mercia force last May and will use his experience in intelligence gathering to help prevent illegal fishing and fisheries crime. The Fisheries Enforcement Support Service operates in partnership […]

Storm 360GT Searchbait

  Storm is a steadily building and innovative brand in lure fishing circles and their latest launch, the 360GT Searchbait, is being billed as a kind of Martini of lures – ‘any time, and place, anywhere’. Or maybe that should be ‘any venue, any depth, any fish’. It’s designed to be ‘the ultimate’ confidence lure […]

Molix Creature Lures

The new 4 inch Molix Creature is a perfect combination of Italian detail and design, and fishing funtionality. The shaped and ridged body gives this soft baits micro-vibrations that combined with the flap action make it lifelike and ideal for ‘flipping and pitching’. The body is divided into two parts – the lower part is laminated to […]

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