Category: Fly Fishing News

New lease of life for Bewl Water

The largest stretch of inland water in the South East of England is being restocked and made accessible to more fishermen after new owners took the helm. Bewl Water Country Park, on the Kent/East Sussex border, was acquired by Markerstudy Leisure at the start of January.  The company, which invests heavily in leisure venues in […]

Ravensthorpe kicks off with 15lb rainbow trout

·       Alan’s awesome 15lb 8oz Rainbow is best fish of the new season at Ravensthorpe Alan Worley is top weight on opening day ·        Great start to the new season at Pitsford  ·       Grafham Water opens Friday 4 March ·       Rutland Water opens Friday 11 March ·       35½lb Pike breaks the scales during Ravensthorpe’s Predator […]

Countdown to the new season at Anglian Water’s big four reservoirs

  Countdown to the new season Opening dates for Anglian Water’s ‘big four’ Ravensthorpe                      26 February Pitsford Water                        27 February Grafham Water                        4 March Rutland Water                        11 March Open House at Pitsford Water Saturday 20 February Come and meet Anglian Water’s Fisheries team from 10am to 3pm.   Choice of […]

Anglers take on the west coast salmon farms

The Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TCS) has launched an online parliamentary petition calling for statutory tighter regulation of salmon farms on the west coast. The petition – Protecting wild salmonids from sea lice from Scottish salmon farms – urges the Scottish government to strengthen marine farm controls to protect wild salmon and trout. Andrew […]

Salmon Summit Update

The Environment Agency has issued a summary record of the different sessions at last month’s Salmon Summit in London, held to raise awareness of the depleted salmon stocks in England and attended by the Angling Trust and other concerned fisheries organisations.At the Summit, Mark Lloyd, chief executive of Angling Trust & Fish Legal, reported on […]

Rutland Water Fur & Feather

ic: From left to right Martin Hearth (1st), Iain Barr and his son (Iain was 2nd), and Matt Gregory (3rd). It was an amazing turnout with 48 anglers fishing the banks at Rutland.  Winner was Martin Hearth of Hambleton with a total weight of 13lb 11oz.  Martin’s six fish limit was taken on humungus from […]

Biggest Rainbow of the season at Rutland Water

Biggest Rainbow of the season at Rutland Water 11lb 14½oz specimen landed by Rik Varley from Yorkshire  Europe’s top anglers head to Rutland for the biggest match of the season Rutland Water hosts final of prestigious Anglian Water Airflo International. Full report next week Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe […]

Anglian Water Trout Fishing Sept 2nd

Rutland WaterFish week 258 (Season 19,259) Returns 68 (5,453) Rod average 3.79 (3.53) Another good week’s fishing with anglers reporting plenty of fish from around the reservoir. Boat anglers are taking the bulk of the fish with the main basin providing very quick limits with many fish around the 2lb mark, though a steady number […]

26lb Pike for Piotr at Pitsford

Anglina water trout and pike fishing Week ending 2 August 2015 In the race for victory in the Rutland Tuesday Night boat league it’s neck and neck between Richard Cooper and Keith Jones 26lb Pike for Piotr at PitsfordPerfect conditions for predator fishing as Piotr Krygier takes a personal best at Pitsford Rutland Water […]

Great summer trout sport at Grafham Water

Pic: Chris Halliday with the best brown trout taken at Rutland Water this week at 6lb 10oz. Rutland WaterFish week 508 (Season 16,672) Returns 230 (4,711) Rod average 2.2(3.53) Chris Halliday of Bourne visited Rutland Water for the first time on Saturday guided by Cameron Neil. They ventured down the North Arm where Chris was […]

Coastal salmon netting to be banned

The Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has warmly welcomed the trailblazing salmon conservation proposals announced by Scottish Government today. Under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003 Scottish Government is proposing to introduce a licensing system for the killing of wild salmon in Scotland and to prohibit “the taking of salmon outwith […]