Author: geepster

Former editor of many a fishing magazine, owner of and MD of a pest control company!!

Barnsley Cruise to 2023 Winter League Title

The biggest multi-venue match in the country took place last weekend which saw three hundred anglers competing in the prestigious Angling Trust Winter League Final across both natural and commercial venues. Conditions for the Saturday saw a continuation of the awful winter conditions which kept weights down across both venues. The Format for the final […]

Fox 290 Inflatable Fishing Boat with Air Deck

The new Fox Inflatable Fishing Boat is the perfect choice for anglers who demand stability and usable space. With its rounded end tubes, the Fox Inflatable Fishing Boat offers increased stability on the water, as well as extra internal space. Additionally, the Fox Inflatable Fishing Boat is designed to give you even more maneuverability and […]

Northamptonshire Ace Paul Croft Takes 2022 British Pike Championships

Northampton predator ace Paul Croft (pictured right with his trophy) is the new British Pike Champion following a tight final event on Cambridgeshire’s Fenland Drains. With bright sunshine, 15-degree temperatures, and gin-clear water conditions on both the Glassmoor Bank and Twenty Foot Drains, this famous event was always going to be a low weight affair […]

Manager’s Report – Behind the scenes at the Kayak World Champs

(main picture) Team England Kayak Squad 2022- Mike McGuire, Sean Milner, Alan Robson, Andy Dougan, Mark Radcliffe, Martin Collinson & Steve Collett (Manager)   Following double gold for Team England at the first-ever Kayak World Championships last weekend, manager Steve Collett takes us behind the scenes from the big event in Portugal… First, the venue […]

Five new marine protected areas under consideration

A public consultation is underway to consider introducing five candidate highly protected marine areas (HPMAs). The consultation will run until the 28th of September 2022. It can be found here: The proposed sites include two inshore sites – Allonby Bay and off the coast of Lindisfarne – and three offshore sites – two in […]

England match fishing team crowned European Champions 2022 in Portugal

Angling Trust Team England are European Champions once again after dominating two tough matches on Portugal’s River Sorraia at the weekend. And to add to the glory, team skipper William Raison finished in the individual bronze medal position. Last weekend’s event, held at Coruche, saw blistering temperatures to over 35 degrees during the official practice […]