Category: Pre Mid-2011

Anglian Water trout Form 10th May 2011

• 10lb Rainbow for Pat at RavensthorpePat Flynn of Northampton takes best Rainbow of the week  • Nice one Nigel!Congratulations to Nigel Savage, warden at Rutland Water, who came second in the Water Industries National Fly Fishing Championship at Bewl Water.Nigel fished from the bank last Saturday  • Popular Tuesday night boat leagues start10 May at Rutland Water […]

Tight Lines Friday 13th May

Friday 13th May              6:30pm Sky Sports 3Repeated:         Sat.      12:00am Sky Sports 32:00am Sky Sports 44:00am Sky Sports 46:00am Sky Sports 4 Keith will be joined by fly angler and coach Peter Cockwill. One of the most experienced and knowledgeable men on the scene, Peter is sure to have plenty of good advice in what is […]

Recession Hits Match Fishing

The Maver Pairs competition run through Angling Times is the latest victim of the recession. Entries were said to be 50% down on 2010 with fuel costs in particular taking their toll on the match fishing scene at the moment. The British Pole Championships which ran after the Maver Pairs will continue as normal on […]

Loyalty Scheme At Woodland View

Woodland View Fishery has come up with a Café Nero style scheme to reward regular customers. When pleasure anglers first visit the Hadley venue they are given a loyalty card which is stamped every time they visit. Once they reach five stamps, their next session is completely free. Form at the day ticket water has […]

Ballard Books Match This Berth

Midlands based match anglers are lining up to compete for the biggest prize in match fishing – the £50,000 Match This final at Larford Lakes on August 20th. With Birmingham’s Grant Albutt already in the line-up, Maver Midlands backed Stu Ballard has booked his final berth following the latest qualifier at Octoplus Boldings Pools. Stu […]

Rare Mandarin Cat For Rugby Man

Rugby angler Brian Clayton has hit the angling headlines by catching a rare mandarin catfish from Spain’s River Ebro.  The mighty 123lb Wels catfish isn’t just noted for its colossal size – around six feet in length – but mainly because of its bright yellow colour. Catfish usually have a mottled appearance to camouflage them […]

Frank Warwick Joins The Ultima Team

Leading line producer Ultima has announced that Frank Warwick has joined their prestigious group of consultants. Ultima has been developing its range of carp lines, hook links and braids for some time and the company felt that Franks input would be invaluable as it expands its distribution through Europe. Managing Director Henry Aiken was pleased […]