The Angling Trust is seeking an experienced, motivated person to become the first-ever manager of the England Free Style Feeder squad for 2023 and beyond. Preparing for its fourth World Championships with an event in Valencia, Spain, next November this will be England’s first entry into the competition – and we want to win it! […]
The Angling Trust Preston Innovations England Feeder team has won the silver medal in one of the toughest World Feeder Champs ever staged. Finishing with 73 points overall, they were an agonizing two points behind the winners, with Serbia taking gold on 71 points. Much fancied Hungary took the bronze with 74.5. Hosted on a […]
In blazing conditions the resurrected Middle Nene Championships was never going to be a match of big weights but it was very well supported by teams of three from the area and turned out to be a fair match with everyone catching. This year’s trophy and taking top spot goes to Peterborough Select, with an […]
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 […]
Thee England teams for both the World & European Championships for 2022 have been released. Mark Downes has selected Will Raison as his captain this year and Will’s vast knowledge and experience will lend itself to a very active role in the planning and preparation for the team. World Championships This year’s Worlds will be […]
The Angling Trust have announced the appointment of three new ambassadors to support our work – angling legend Bob Roberts, match fishing star Matt Godfrey (main picture) and tackle retailer Martyn Page, chairman and founder shareholder of Angling Direct. All three accepted formal invitations to become ambassadors from CEO Jamie Cook who said he was […]
The Angling Trust has chosen its squad for the world number 1 ranked Preston Innovations England Feeder team that will head to Belgium to compete in the 11th Feeder Fishing World Championship. The competition was originally to be staged in Ukraine, but as a consequence of the ongoing war, FIPS-ed announced on the 3rd March […]
This year, National Fishing Month will look to celebrate all forms of angling, spreading awareness of all the benefits that angling can bring to people that have never tried it before. This is your opportunity to get behind the campaign and help introduce new people into fishing or help get people back into the sport. […]
Former Angling Times editor Steve Fitzpatrick has been appointed as the new Head of Competitions at the Angling Trust. Steve (48) joins the Senior Management Team following a 25-year career with Bauer Media’s angling portfolio where he was lately Editor-in-Chief, having stepped down earlier this year as Angling Times’ longest-serving member of staff and Editor. […]
In this in-depth guide to long-range feeder fishing, Lee Kerry gives you everything you need to know to make sure your distance feeder fishing game is on point, as he tackles the mighty Ferry Meadows Lakes in Peterborough.
Pic: The two rod coarse and trout licence for the 2022-2023 season. The Environment Agency (EA) has released new fishing licence images designed by British Fish and Wildlife Artist, David Miller. Ahead of the start of this year’s fishing season, David has designed new and unique images of three of the nation’s most beloved species: […]
Filmed mid January, at Todber Manor Fishery, following a freezing period of weather and it’s made water temperatures plummet, so catching carp was going to be a challenge. After a lot of thought, Des decided the best venue to show you his winter tactics for carp, were the Whitepost Lakes at Todber Manor. There are […]
Andy May gives a masterclass in winter maggot fishing. Tactics, rigs and feeding are all covered in detail, as Andy catches a big net of fish at Weston Pools Fishery near Oswestry.
Alan Scotthorne visits the fantastic Sykehouse Fishery in Goole, to explain his two-pronged groundbait approach and the subtle differences between the two types of groundbait – sweet or fishmeal – how much to feed on each and how to top up.
Des takes a look at a groundbait and expander pellet approach to catching skimmers from commercial venues during the winter months. The pole is the England internationals weapon of choice as he visits the lovely Burley Fields Lake in Shurdington near Cheltenham.