Category: Angling News

England Ladies match fishing team for Poland 2018 named… new sponsor

The Angling Trust has named the England Ladies Coarse Angling Team representing England and the Angling Trust in the FIPSed 25th World Ladies Championship on the Wroclaw/Oder Canal, Poland from 25th – 26th August 2018,  newly sponsored by law firm Joseph James Law. The team selected is: Helen Dagnall Emma Pickering Sam Sim Julie Abbott Kayleigh […]

Beautiful Icelandic trout sets new IGFA tippet record

IGFA Representative Meredith J. McCord caught and released this beautiful 5.27-kilogram (11-pound 10-ounce) brown trout (Salmo trutta) on May 13, 2018 while fly fishing Iceland’s Lake Thingvallavatn. McCord played the fish for approximately 10 minutes before it was landed, documented, and released alive. If approved, the catch will become the new women’s 3-kilogram (6-pound) tippet […]

Rod average of over 6.0 at Rutland Water: Anglian Water Trout Reports April 29th, 2018

Latest News and Information from Week ending 29 April 2018 • Latest match results from all our waters • Summer is heading this way – Rutland Tuesday Evening boat league starts 8 May www.anglianwaterparks.co.uk Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe & Hollowell 01604 781350, Taverham Mills Fishery 01603 861014; Alton Water […]

6lb brown and rainbow trout from Rutland and Grafham Water : Anglian Water Report April 22nd, 2018

Latest News and Information from Week ending 22 April 2018 • Wonderful week at Rutland Water with a 6lb 12oz Brown and a 6lb Rainbow • Grafham rod average 5.6 and biggest fish of the week is a superb 6lb 2oz Brown www.anglianwaterparks.co.uk Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe & Hollowell […]

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 […]