Tag: Latest Angling News

Angler’s Mail May 10th

 HE’s sadly gone, but he’s not forgotten – read the Jan Porter Special in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine. He’s pictured on the Angler’s Mail cover and inside you’ll find top tips from Jan Porter and insight into the great man, plus anglers own tributes. On The Bank gets a close up look at dayglo […]

Angler’s Mail May 3rd

ANGLER’S MAIL MAGAZINE – the original and best weekly magazine for anglers – is back with a barnstorming issue full of exclusive content.   On the cover, and inside the magazine, you’ll find Chris Yates, former carp record holder and star of TV’s A Passion For Angling. Chris joins AM’s Specialists series to share with […]

Jan Porter Passes Away

The world of angling is mourning the loss of Jan Porter, who has passed away at the age of 60. Jan, an Angling Trust Ambassador, was one of fishing’s most recognisable personalities, respected for his many achievements in various branches of the sport. Jan always had a smile on his face and was an inspiration […]

Duke of Edinburgh At Grafham Water

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will be visiting Grafham Water on Wednesday 25 May.  The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit will mark the launch of Grafham Water’s 50th Birthday celebrations. Members of GWFFA and Invicta and the local angling community are contributing on this special day and more details will follow. Anglian Water is […]

Minister Confirms Extension of Cormorant Control Initiative

Environment Minister Rory Stewart has approved a one year extension of the multi-organisation fish-eating birds initiative, which has been successfully providing advice and practical support to angling clubs and fisheries over the past two years about how to protect fish from cormorants and goosanders. The Minister also confirmed that the new area-based approach to issuing […]

More angling on BT Sport

Well known angler and presenter Rob Hughes has been signed up by BT Sport in a mega deal that will see angling taken into the homes of millions of viewers. The broadcasting giants have thrown their support behind a host of new angling shows which will include both competition highlights and a ‘Top Gear-style’ fun […]

Take A Friend Fishing 2016

The Easter holiday period heralds the first of three TAKE A FRIEND FISHING (TAFF) campaign initiatives for 2016, to encourage parents, grandparents, guardians and friends to enjoy fishing with family members and friends who have not fished before, free of charge. TAFF is run by the Angling Trades Association, supported by the Environment Agency who […]

World record comizo barbel banked

Spanish angler David Aldana has landed what’s believed to be a new world record Comizo or Iberian barbel (luciobarbus comizo) in the shape of this magnificent fish that took the scales round to 41lb! The Herrera del Duque     specialist who has landed carp to over 90lb, is not revealing the venue. Although information is sketchy, the […]

Chub features on rod licence for 2016

The Environment Agency has unveiled its new design for this year’s rod licences. Designed by renowned angling and wildlife artist, David Miller, the image on this year’s non-migratory trout and coarse fishing rod licence is a chub (Leuciscus cephalus). The salmon and sea trout licence is a sea trout (Salmo trutta). David’s artwork has previously […]

Anglers Mail March 2nd

FISHING in out-of-bounds areas is explored in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine, along with a close look at new rod licences – and much more! The big value Angler’s Mail magazine is packed full of insightful angling exclusives – not a load of rehash! Below are just a few highlights. Be sure to bag your […]