Category: Match Fishing News

Angling Trust seeking ‘Super Veterans’ for first ever FIPSed World Angling Championship

The Angling Trust will be holding an England assessment trial early in the New Year for anglers aged between 66 and 75 years old for an exciting new international World Angling Championship. FIPSed which is governing body for international freshwater competition have put together a brand-new category the ‘Super Veterans’ which can only be applauded […]

White Acres Fishery Maver Festival 2017: Standings After Day 1 Huge weight from Alan Scotthorne on Bolingey Lake

Clint Elliott Reports White Acres Maver Festival 2017 Day One Report This week we are running the very popular Maver festival, its running full with 180 anglers fishing for 5 days. The lakes being uses are A section Pollawyn, B section Jenny.s split with Trewaters, C section Twin Oaks split with Trelawney, D section Porth […]

Drennan Team England bring home silver from the Match Fishing World Championships in Belgium. Home nation takes the gold….

Drennan Team England have returned to home soil with team Silver after claiming a superb second place and so it turned out all podium positions went to the favourites Belgium, France and England. Belgium hosted the 64th FIPS-ed Coarse Angling World Championships for Nations over 9th – 10th September on the Charleroi-Bruxelles Canal, Ronquieres with […]

World Match Fishing Youth Championships, Ireland 2017; England take bronze in Under 15s; Under 20s and Under 25s just miss out

Left to right: The bronze medal winning England Under-15s squad for 2017 of Jason Kirk, Joe Roberts, Josh Newman, Joshua Paling, Mick Gibbs, William McCranor, Ryan Kennison, Billy Kirk Team England under 15’s won the Bronze medal in a memorable debut in the FIPS-ed World Youth Championships in Ireland, while England’s Sensas U20’s and Drennan […]

Top of the Billing! Harry takes Veterans Match Fishing National

Veterans National Match Fishing Championships 2017 Partridge Lakes   Left: Winner, Harry Billings. Right: Second, Danny Sixsmith The Angling Trust’s Veteran National took place at the ever popular Partridge Lakes, where 147 of our hardy angling veterans braved some appalling weather; strong winds and rain hampered tackle presentation and left the fish reluctant to feed. […]

Whittle Victorious on Bristol Avon

Pic: Winner Hadrian Whittle (Centre) with fellow qualifiers Kevin Hall (Left) and Mark Downes (Right) (hi res image available)A few inches of extra water and more pace in the river had local anglers predicting big weights of bream before the draw at the latest RiverFest Qualifier at Newbridge. The match winner at peg 50 was Ross on […]