Category: Match Fishing News

Double bronze for England’s disabled match anglers on Croatia’s Podturen River

Team England’s Disabled squad finished with a fantastic team bronze and also replicated the feat in the individual standings for the 20thFIPSed World Championships. These were held on the Stara Mura Podturen River from 16th– 17thJune 2018. An impressive ten nations arrived in Croatia to fish the event and a strong Team England side consisted […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]