Tag: Latest Coarse Angling News

Muskie Record Beaten Twice In Two Days

Two potential world record musky have been and released in the St. Lawrence River, only two days apart. Michael Forjohn, of Ambier, Pennsylvania, landed an enormous 130 cm muskellunge (Esox masquinongy) on December 2nd, while trolling a Swim Wizz lure in the St. Lawrence River, near Clayton, New York. Once hooked up, Forjohn needed only six minutes […]

Biggest River Pike Of The Season

Caption: Nathan Edgell shows off the biggest river pike caught in the UK in 2013 so far at 34lb 10oz.Pic: Angler’s MailPike season is upon us in the UK with a couple of really big girls reported. Nathan Edgell snaffled the biggest river pike of 2013 with this 34lb 10oz beauty, the Dorset angler using […]

Grant Takes On Shatterford Lakes

Top Midlands open match angler Grant Albutt is taking on the running of one of the best waters in the region in Shatterford Lakes. The six-lake venue, which was established in 1972, is situated in a valley on the Bridgnorth Road only 10 minutes from Kidderminster and Stourbridge and is noted for offering great sport all […]

Big Hit For Irish Bream Anglers

A group of anglers have just recorded a proper big hit of specimen wild Irish fish on the Lee system. Four anglers banked over seventy fish, with an estimate of around 450lb, amazingly with only a dozen falling short of the Irish specimen barrier. The bream tally included two ‘tens’, three ‘nines’, a dozen ‘eights’ and […]

Promising Opening For Jersey Wood Fishery

The new Jersey Wood Fishery between Nuneaton and Coleshill is open for business and early signs are promising with carp to 19lb 4oz coming from Daisy’s Pool and Harry’s fishing particularly well, with bags to 75lb and virtually everyone getting 40lb plus, according to owner Chay Jackson. Sunday sees the first of a series of […]

Drive By Pike On The Fly

Guide Sidney Kennedy was driving around a stillwater on the Lee system in Ireland’s beautiful County Cork  when he saw a shoal of bait fish scatter at the edge of a reedbed. Quick as a flash he parked up, cast out his fly gear with an imitation frog hopper lure on the end, and found himself […]

Opening Day At Jersey Wood Fishery

Chay Jackson’s new Warwickshire fishery, Jersey Wood, is opening its doors for the first time this weekend as a new Academy of Angling. The unveiling of the five-lake venue at the ever-popular Hoar Park Craft Village near Ansley includes half price day tickets, a ‘kids go free’ offer, 10% off academy coursed booked and it’s […]