Tag: Fishing industry news

Mick Brown Joins Shimano Normark UK

Shimano Normark UK is pleased to announce Mick Brown as the first of many big name signings to join its team of pro anglers. Mick adds Shimano to his current sponsors of Dynamite Baits and Rapala in a deal that officially comes into effect on September 1st, 2011. Mick Brown remains as one of the […]

Countdown To National Fishing Month

Less than two weeks to the start of National Fishing Month (NFM), and the indications are that it is set to break all records. Already there are more than 275 events nationwide – listed online at www.nationalfishingmonth.com – so there’s plenty of opportunity for people to have a go at fishing at a venue near […]

ECR Group Adopts Fisheries Reform Programme

29th June 2011 — The European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament has adopted its proposals for reform of the Common Fisheries Policy ahead of the unveiling of European Commission plans next month. The declaration was adopted following a debate with UK Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon MP. ECR fisheries coordinator Marek Gróbarczyk MEP and Vice-President […]

“Best Rod” at EFTTEX 2011 – Hardy Marksman Supero

The new Hardy Marksman Supero rod range has won the prestigious “Best Rod “category at EFTTEX 2011. The original Marksman rods very successfully established Hardy’s return to the coarse fishing market. The new Supero range is the next generation from Hardy. These specialist rods feature super high modulus carbon, durable lightweight Fuji line guides and […]

Fred French MBE

Fred French MBE died after a long illness on Sunday 15th May 2011 at 5pm. Fred had been a lifelong stalwart of angling from his early days in London, onto the River Lee and then into the North West.Fred will be sadly missed by his many friends at the Angling Trust and in the world […]