Tag: Angling news

The Big One 2014

Tickets are now on sale for The Big One 2014, which takes place at Farnborough in Hampshire on February 22nd and 23rd.The exhibitor list is already looking very impressive and as is tradition in what’s the biggest angling show of them all, the top names from the worlds of coarse and carp fishing will be […]

Click And Collect At Poingdestres

Top tackle retailer Poingdestres is launching a John Lewis style ‘Click And Collect’ service. The new facility allows anglers to browse their WEBSITE (https://www.poingdestres.co.uk/default.aspx?referrer=tf2).   – and buy whatever they need in the knowledge that they can pick their purchases up from the Southampton shop the next day. It means postage charges can be avoided and […]

Our Failing Rivers: Benyon Intervenes

A timely intervention in the debate over water supplies and the health of UK rivers by the former Natural Environment and Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon MP has received a warm welcome from anglers and environmental groups. With the government’s new Water Bill set to begin it’s parliamentary passage this month and critics concerned that crucial […]

Angling is Just What the Doctor Ordered

The Angling Trust has warmly welcomed coverage in The Guardian newspaper today about a scheme in Newcastle-upon-Tyne which involved GPs prescribing fishing as a tonic for patients suffering from stress and depression.Angling is one of several activities which can be recommended by Doctors as a “social prescription”. Innovation charity Nesta has found that a majority […]

IGFA Conservation Award Winners 2013

Since 1993, the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) has been recognizing stand-out achievements in fishing conservation with the annual IGFA Conservation Awards, bestowed upon honorees at the yearly IGFA International Auction & Banquet.The winners for 2013 will be given their Conservation Awards in three categories at the event on January 31, 2014 at their headquarters […]

Field Sales Agent: Zebco Browning UK

Zebco Browning UK is on the lookout for a field sales agent to cover the Essex, Kent, Greater London and East Anglia areas. The company offers some of the strongest tackle brands in Europe including Browning, Quantum, Black Cat and Fin-Nor and sell a wide range of quality products across the whole angling spectrum. This […]

Arthur retires from Fisherman’s Blues

Keith Arthur has announced his retirement from the only English national radio show for anglers – Fisherman’s Blues. TalkSPORT management decided in August to move the two-hour show to an earlier start and after initially opting to broadcast a one-hour show, Arthur has decided to call it a day so he can do more fishing […]

Discounts For Loyal Shop4Tackle Customers

Two online tackle stores are marking their merger with the introduction of a loyalty scheme that could see customers save up to 7% on all purchases. Kent based Shop4Tackle.com will carry on as normal after merging with Tight Lines UK and is bringing in the Loyalty Membership Scheme based on a points system that is […]


Pic: Billingham Angling Club This year’s National Fishing Month (NFM) has shattered its 15,000 target, setting new records for the number of people who were introduced to the sport via more than 300 special events throughout the country.  When the final figures are tallied, it is likely that participant numbers will be closer to 16,000, […]