Tag: Latest Angling News

Eric Clapton lands year’s biggest salmon

 World famous musician Eric Clapton has banked the biggest salmon of the summer from Iceland’s Vatnsdalsá river. The 108cm salmon, estimated at nearly 30lb, took half an hour to land after the guitarist famous for tracks like Layla hooked it with guide Sturla Birgisson. Clapton, who was born in Surrey, England and ranks second in […]

The anti wet wipe league

The campaign launched by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) against pollution caused by discarded wet wipes has this week received the backing of the Angling Trust – the national representative body for all forms of recreational fishing. The MCS ‘Wet Wipes Turn Nasty When You Flush Them’ campaign highlights the problems of sewer blockages caused […]

Anglers Mail – Bob Roberts on Baits

THIS week’s Angler’s Mail magazine has a special feature by cover star Bob Roberts, revealing the ultimate baits for rivers. All-rounder Bob’s no-nonsense feature will set many anglers straight on what to use and when… so make sure you don’t miss it! On The Bank checks out extreme tactics and Carp Crew also has a […]

Connecting up Europe’s rivers

Swansea University is leading AMBER, a 6.2 million Euro multi-disciplinary research project that will deliver the first comprehensive Atlas of river barriers across Europe and will apply adaptive barrier management to reconnect Europe’s rivers. In collaboration with 20 partners from 11 countries, AMBER (Adaptive Management of Barriers in European Rivers), will combine citizen science and […]

New British records ratified

The following claims have been ratified by the British Record Fish committee as new records: Dean Fletcher – Carp (Cyprinus carpio) – Cranwell’s Lake, Wasing Estate, Berkshire on 13th January 2016. Dean’s claim for the capture of “The Parrot” was ratified at a weight of 68lb 1oz, beating Oz Holness’s previous record capture of “Two-Tone” […]

Monster Carp on ITV

THIS week’s Angler’s Mail magazine includes an exclusive look at the making of Monster Carp, the series about to start on ITV. Be sure to get the print issue of the original & best weekly fishing magazine, and read about: Poachers change face of top venue Rainbow trout explosion! Latest big carp including a heavyweight […]

Keeping Rivers Cool

Fish in Britain’s rivers are under threat from warmer waters. Cold-water species such as Atlantic salmon and brown trout, are struggling to cope as climate change brings significant increases in temperature. Today there’s a call for urgent action to Keep Rivers Cool by planting broadleaf native trees alongside river banks, creating dappled shading and stopping […]

UK Game Fair Cancelled

The UK Game Fair, which was due to be held at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry, has been cancelled. Following the news, the organisers of The Game Fair at Ragley Hall are helping businesses and visitors affected by honouring tickets and certain exhibitor stands at the event which continues to build momentum at Ragley Hall.  Now […]

Angler’s Mail: New River Season

  ANGLER’S MAIL  MAGAZINE is bursting with all that’s  hot in the sport this week, and full of points to get you talking and boost your catches. Out now, this week’s Angler’s Mail issue includes:  Exclusive first reports from river season  UK National Fish revealed  Full reaction to mega match venue switch […]

New venue for the Tackle & Guns show

The biggest trade angling exhibition in the UK calendar, the Tackle & Guns Show, is moving to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry and also has a new date of September 11th and 12th, 2016. Organisers DHP Ltd says that the response has been very positive with ‘a flood’ of bookings in the last fortnight. Fly fishing’s […]

Anglers Mail Spring Bank Holiday Issue 2016

ANGLER’S MAIL magazine is back with the Spring Bank Holiday Issue. Get the exclusive full story on cover star Steve Collett and the stunning fish named Vardy, in honour of the Leicester and England football star. Hot news coverage includes an angler who died at a fishery after a ‘fight’, uproar in Spain, and a […]

A career in fisheries management

Myerscough College is offering the chance to build a career in fisheries and angling through its range of Fish Management and Husbandry courses. The Preston college offers a variety of one and two year courses starting in September leading to Level  2 and Level 3 (A level equivalent) qualification which give you that vital stepping […]