Category: Coarse Fishing News

Big Bad Thames Bream

Tony Curd got the river season off to an absolute flyer with this fantastic catch of big bream from the River Thames. Tony got to Teddington very early and fished the last bit of the non-tidal river upstream of the weir using groundbait feeder tactics for 40 slabs in just four hours, with the biggest […]

Wassell Grove Fishery For Sale

A rare opportunity to purchase a delightful and well-established fishery in Stourbridge is being brought to the market by specialist property adviser Christie + Co.   Wassell Grove Fisheries is tucked away in a tranquil beauty spot on the outskirts of Hagley village, approximately five miles from junction 3 of the M5.   The fishery covers around […]

England Lure Team Announced

After a series of two-day team trials held around the country over the past few months, the 17th & 18th  May saw 17 exceptionally talented anglers battle it out for the 6 available places for the 2014 Angling Trust Team England Lure Squad. This final eliminator was held on the magnificent Llangorse Lake in the […]

Willem Bags World Record Perch

Dutch lure fishing ace Willem Stolk has bagged a perch over the world record weight while practising for the forthcoming World Predator Classic. The Shimano backed angler landed the 6lb 10oz predator from Holland’s huge Lake Hellevoetsluis on a vertically-jigged soft plastic bait, a technique that will play a big part in the event.  Willem […]

Gareth Bags His PB Perch’s Gareth Purnell has banked over fifty 2lb-plus perch but had never broken the magical 3lb barrier until slipping the net under this cracking 3lb 7oz specimen on the River Nene near Peterborough on the last day of the season. Gareth, who is moving on from his ‘Fishing TV’ project at the end of this […]

Monster Lough Corrib Ferox Trout

The guys at Corrib Predator Team have been out as well, and as ever producing some fine fish for their clients. Over the first couple of weeks fishing was tough, but they landed several ferox trout into the low double figures. At the start of March, they had their first group of Czech clients, and […]

New stocks for Makins Fishery

Makins Fishery is in the process of a major re-stocking with over 3000lb of new fish going into the complex last week alone. The mirror and common carp went into Lake Two, Derwent, Thames, Avon, Inner Avon, Paddock and Crator pools with fish ranging from small ‘stockies’ to fish up to 2lb. More fish are […]

Fun And Frolics On The Stour

The Warwickshire Stour doesn’t get the publicity that its southern river of the same name commands, but this little, winding river that runs through Shipston and Newbold offers some excellent sport with chub, dace and trout in particular. Local club Shipston-on-Stour AC are planning a ‘Fun And Frolics’ festival on the venue in July, based […]

2014 Angling Trust Coarse Fish Conference

 Anglers are being  invited to attend the Angling Trust Coarse Fish Conference 2014 Details: May 28th 2014South Street Arts CentreReading The 2014 Angling Trust Coarse fish conference is aimed at coarse anglers, fishing clubs and riparian owners, to provide inspiration and practical guidance to improve coarse fish stocks in rivers and stillwaters.All over the country ‘catchment […]

Book A Day With Dave Harrell

River fishing coach Dave Harrell is now taking bookings for his 2014/15 season one to one days on the River Wye. The sessions take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June till October then change to Mondays and Tuesdays from November onwards. Dates are going fast so you’re advised to move quickly if you want […]

Will Is The Pike Prince Of County Mayo

English teenager William Sudders landed the Irish Catch of the Week prize thanks to this cracking 20lb pike from Lough Conn in County Mayo. Fishing with angling guide Kenny Sloan in some pretty atrocious weather using a variety of tactics, William and fellow angler Graham Applegate boated 15 pike with the 15-year-old stealing the show […]