Category: Angling News

Big fine for water company following hazardous chemical leak that killed 30,000 River Amber fish

On 19 April 2018, at Derby Crown Court, sitting in Nottingham, Severn Trent Water Limited was fined £350,000, ordered to pay Environment Agency costs of £68,003, as well as a victim surcharge of £120. An estimated 30,000 dead fish and 5km of damaged ecology along the River Amber led to proceedings brought against Severn Trent […]

Shropshire farmer £36,000 lighter after serious breach of pollution regulations….

On 16 April 2018, Telford Magistrates’ Court fined the 55 year-old £16,000 and ordered him to pay £20,000 in costs, along with a £170 victim surcharge. The charges were brought by the Environment Agency under the Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2008 and Sections 24(1) and (4) of the Water Resources Act 1991. The Environment Agency […]

Super rod averages at Ravensthorpe, Rutland and 7lb 5oz brown trout

Latest News and Information from Week ending 8 April 2018 • Ravensthorpe rod average a massive 8.6 • 7lb 5oz Brown for Toff Crowther at Rutland • Match action from all of our fisheries www.anglianwaterparks.co.uk Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe & Hollowell 01604 781350, Taverham Mills Fishery 01603 861014; Alton […]

199lb weight sees Jason Brown head Heronbrook Fishery Fish O Mania Qualifier

Fish’O’Mania’s third qualifier of the year made its way northwards to Staffordshire and the popular Heronbrook Fisheries. At the draw 148 anglers made the qualifier another near sell-out showing the resurgence in popularity of the contest this year and it was mild overcast conditions that met the hopeful anglers. This seemed to get the venues […]

FIPSed European Match Fishing Championship Slovenia 2018: England to blood Derry, Dent and Hughes

Pic: Mark Downes: ‘great learning arena for the younger element ‘ This year will see the European Championship being used as a blooding exercise for the next generation of full England internationals, with Mark Downes and Steve Sanders coupling three “experienced heads” with three younger members to gain optimum benefits. The team will be; Will […]

No surprises as England name their world match fishing squad for Portugal on a venue where they have won before…

Mark Downes, England Manager and co-manager, Steve Sanders have named their Drennan Team England squad for the forthcoming World Nations Championship who will be heading to the fishing port of Figueira Da Fox in Portugal from 8th – 9th September. This vastly experienced team will consist of; – Alan Scotthorne, multi times World Champion – […]

Anglian Water fly fishing news March 28th, 2018: Overwintered fish galore at Grafham Water

Latest News and Information from Week ending 25 March 2018 • 5lb 5oz Rutland Rainbow for Toff Crowther • Overwintered fish galore at Grafham Water • Read Weekly Fishery News online at www.anglianwaterparks.co.uk/news www.anglianwaterparks.co.uk Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe & Hollowell 01604 781350, Taverham Mills Fishery 01603 861014; Alton Water […]

Opening week produces rod average of 5.6 at Rutland Water….

Latest News and Information from Week ending 18 March 2018 • Great start to new season at Rutland with rod average of 5.36 • Good sized specimen fish at Grafham Water www.anglianwaterparks.co.uk Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe & Hollowell 01604 781350, Taverham Mills Fishery 01603 861014; Alton Water 01473 589105 […]