Category: Fisheries & Venues

Boulmer – North Northumberland

Boulmer is a picturesque Northumberland fishing village located halfway between Alnmouth and Craster. Summer sport here for flounder, school bass and codling can be very exciting. Perhaps this area is better known as a shipping forecast location mentioned every evening alongside Comarty, Forth and Tyne. The rocky skeers exposed over the low water period are […]

Chichester and Langstone Harbours

These two harbours form a unique environment for all forms of wildlife. They are particularly important to migratory and resident bird life, which includes the little tern nesting area, hundreds of common white egrets and herons.Parts of the harbours are designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest and it’s important for anglers to respect this and […]

The Mumbles, Swansea – Wales

Situated on the west side of the sweep of Swansea Bay, The Mumbles has its own pier, promenade, small boat-launching facilities and boat-trailer parking. There are a variety of fishing opportunities to suit anglers of all abilities here, with big bass the key target throughout much of the angling year, especially through the summer and […]

Angling in the Creuse region of France

The Creuse Limoges, France COME FISHING IN A RURAL PARADISE WHERE THE FARIO TROUT IS QUEEN… Idyllic fishing for game and coarse fish. The Creuse, part of the Limousin region in the central France is known to some as ‘the green heart of France’ because of its countryside. Others calls is ‘the green and blue land’ […]

Wey Navigation – Addlestone, Surrey

ORGINALLY used for transporting barge loads of timber, coal, flour and sometimes gunpowder from the surrounding area to London via the Thames in the 1600s, the River Wey and Godalming Navigation has since become a more peaceful and tranquil waterway. Its 20-mile course takes it from Godalming to the Thames at Weybridge, creating the most […]

River Teme – Cotheridge

The beautiful and meandering River Teme is a barbel angler’s heaven. Who better to ask how to make the most of it than the river’s top specialist, Martin Colloff? caught up with him as the birds were clearing their throats on a misty morning down on the BAA-controlled water at Cotheridge.         […]

River Severn, Hawksbatch – Worcs

It doesn’t take much to get Matt Maginnis fishing the Severn. And when he found out that virtually the whole river was fishing well, he headed straight for one of his favourite stretches – Hawksbatch.   Barbel love the swift water at Hawksbatch. THE River Severn has fished really well all season and the early […]

Stourbridge Town Arm – Stourbridge

Matt Maginnis, checks out the Stourbridge Town Arm for, a stretch of canal where Midlanders have enjoyed brilliant sport.   Expect plenty of net fish on this venue. WHEN I first started fishing canals it was a case of snatching as many small gudgeon as you could and, if you were really lucky, catching […]

River Trent – Collingham

When the Division One National record was smashed in 2004 with more than 160lb of barbel and bream, it was all the encouragement needed to check out the stretch of the River Trent that produced it. The Trent at Collingham is pretty featureless but full of barbel. Here Malc tires out a scrapping five-pounder. THE mighty River […]