Tag: Latest Fishing News

A Tenner Says I Weigh In More Than You Today!

A new ‘social’ betting platform will allow anglers to easily set up side bets with fishing mates, either with virtual currency or with real money. TedBets.com, which is free to join, allows you send a text before a fishing match or session, throwing down a challenge to your angling mates. You can effectively make any […]

Breakthrough On Cormorant Problem

The Angling Trust has concluded negotiations with the Government on the implementation of new measures, announced last year, to improve the protection of vulnerable fish stocks from predation by cormorants and goosanders. The Trust has been campaigning for more than three years for a change to the current bureaucratic and ineffective licensing regime that governs […]

Bailiffs Find Guns

Voluntary bailiffs of the Voluntary Bailiff Service’s Angling Watch 3 who were patrolling the River Thames at King’s Meadow, Reading were shocked to stumble upon a cache of weapons.During this patrol, what appeared to be illegal set lines were found – but upon inspection two handguns and an automatic weapon were found attached and hidden […]

Jon Arthur Joins Drennan

Pole Fishing editor pursues new career with international tackle giant. After nearly eight years with David Hall Publishing, Jon Arthur has stepped down as group editor of Match Fishing and Pole Fishing magazine to start a new role with Drennan International. On his new job, Jon commented: “I have loved my time working on both magazines […]

Andrew Spud Murphy Signs With TheFloatShop

Andrew  Spud  Murphy has signed a sponsorship deal with online float supplier www.floatshop.com in the wake of his  10,000 Riverfest 2013 Final win.Welsh international Murphy becomes the first match angler to be signed by Steve Maher s company, a neat fit as he already uses many of the bespoke float patterns they sell.Said Steve:  I […]

CLA Game Fair Revamps Fishing Village

The CLA Game Fair has appointed Chris Ogborne as Head of Fishing for next year’s three-day event, to be held at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire on 18-20 July. Cornwall-based Chris has a long history in the UK tackle trade as an author and journalist, as well as a proven track record in event management. He has […]

Roll up, roll up – support angling

The Northern Angling Show launched in early 2013 with what has been described as ‘the best fishing show for years’. This December the event will be bigger than ever… a perfect day out for the whole family, located next door to the Trafford Centre, Manchester. Doors open 9am on both days and tickets are available […]

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 […]