Category: Sea Fishing News

Minimum fish sizes lifted for recreational anglers by EU…. local bylaws may replace

EU legal minimum sizes for fish species do not apply to recreational fishing after the EU reviewed the Common Fishery Policy’s Technical Conservation Regulation which came into force last week. The new regulation sets, among other things, the legal minimum landing sizes (minimum conservation reference sizes) and minimum mesh sizes for nets for a broad […]

Tubertini England Home Nations Boat Team win Silver off Weymouth

Tubertini England Home Boat Team took second place honours at the SALC Home Boat International Championship out of Weymouth harbour from 13th to 16th June 2018. Team England consisted of; Gary Geoghegan (fishing/manager), Cliff Newbold, Martin Bobbett, Brett Lomas, John Bellamy, Richard Day, Peter Bailey (reserve) and Cliff Williams (2nd reserve). Team England’s preparations began […]

Joseph James Law to sponsor England Ladies in South African World Fishing Games

The Angling Trust are delighted to announce that Joseph James Law will once more sponsor the England Ladies Coarse Angling Team this February, as they venture to South Africa to participate in the FIPSed 26thWorld Coarse Angling Championships for Ladies along with many other disciplines in the upcoming World Fishing Games. The competition will take […]

2019 Bass Bag Limit Agreed

Recreational anglers fishing for bass are to be allowed to retain up to one bass per day from April 1st-31st October 2019 after EU fisheries ministers thrashed out an agreement in the early hours of Wednesday morning. It’s a disappointing result for anglers who were campaigning for the bag limit to be increased to three […]

England Men’s World Shore Angling Team bring home Silver Medal from Wales

The England Men’s Angling Team travelled to Llandudno, Wales to take part in the  FIPS-M 35th Men’s World Shore Angling Championship from 20th – 27th October. This extremely competitive World Championship ended with a hard-fought silver medal for the England Men’s team. England finished sixteenth out of the eighteen participating countries on day 1, but […]

Angling Trust National Teams and Competition Group announces the International Sea Angling Teams for the World Angling Games 2019

The National Teams and Competition Group of the Angling Trust are delighted to announce the International Sea Angling Teams for the World Angling Games in 2019. The World Angling Games will be taking place in Langebaan, Western Cape Province, South Africa from 8th – 15th February. The squads that have been selected at the present […]