Tag: Latest Fishing News

Take A friend Fishing In National Fishing Month

Why don’t you TAKE A FRIEND FISHING during National Fishing Month (NFM) and follow thousands of parents, grandparents and friends who enjoy quality time together at the waterside over the summer holidays?   It’s a hugely enjoyable way to strengthen relationships, and it often leads to lasting participation in angling.   To take a family member […]

Pollution Blights the Upper Kennet

Almost total wipe out of aquatic invertebrates between Marlborough & Hungerford A serious pesticide pollution has hit the upper River Kennet this week resulting in an almost total wipe out of the aquatic invertebrates in much of a 15 km stretch downstream from Marlborough to Hungerford.As yet fish populations remain unscathed but there are concerns that […]

Do you want to fish for England – 2013/14

Angling Trust England Talent Pathway Launched The Angling Trust is now inviting applications from talented young game and coarse anglers for the 2013/14 England Talent Pathway programme. Screening events in game and coarse angling have been planned throughout the country providing opportunities in the North, Midlands and Southern regions for young anglers aged 13-17 to showcase […]

Historic triumph for Zebco Europe at EFTTEX

Vienna proved a happy hunting ground for Zebco Europe: The Tostedt-based company enjoyed a historic triumph at European angling trade fair EFTTEX in June. Zebco Europe took home the “Best of Show Award” in three product categories and landed second place in two additional categories. With each exhibitor only allowed to submit entries in six […]

Countdown To National Fishing Month 2013

With less than a month to go, its full steam ahead for National Fishing Month (NFM) organised by the Angling Trades Association and its supporting partners. To date, over 250 events (running between 19th July and 26th August 2013) have been registered on the official NFM website (www.nationalfishingmonth.com), each detailing when, where and how anyone […]

Northamptonshire Angling Festival 2013

Taking place on Sunday 30th June at Barnwell Country Park, Oundle, this years Northamptonshire Angling Festival is set to be the biggest angling event in Northamptonshire. Come along and try coarse & game fishing completely free of charge. With fully qualified angling coaches on site they will give anyone wanting to try angling the perfect […]

Grant Albutt Grabs A Beemer

Halesowen matchman Grant Albutt has signed a sponsorship agreement with car manufacturer BMW, and it all happened thanks to a chance conversation. Grant, who has been selected to represent England in this year’s World Feeder Fishing Championships in South Africa, has been a customer of Sytner BMW in the Midlands for many years and mentioned […]

Severn Barrage Plan Hits The Wall

Anglers and wildlife groups have welcomed a damning verdict from the influential House of Commons Energy & Climate Change Committee on Hafren Power’s proposals for an 18km concrete barrage across the Severn Estuary, which could have seen the end of viable salmon, sea trout, shad and eel runs on the Wye, Severn, Usk and their […]

Take Your Father Fishing For Free On June 16th

The Angling Trades Association (ATA) and the Environment Agency (EA) are encouraging mums and families to give dad the perfect gift this Father’s Day – get him fishing! The 2013 river coarse fishing season starts on Father’s Day, and Environment Agency annual rod licence holders can take a friend or family member fishing with them […]

Major Website Upgrade For Benwick Sports

Benwick Sports has introduced a major new upgrade to its website at www.benwick-sports.co.uk, making it far easier to find the product you are looking for. The family owned Cambridgeshire tackle business has long prided itself as having one of the most wide ranging selections of fishing tackle in the country, including many brands that are otherwise […]

Take Someone Fishing This Spring Bank Holiday

The TAKE A FRIEND FISHING (TAFF) campaign, organised and run by the Angling Trades Association, is back again! TAFF is designed to encourage regular anglers to take their family members and friends fishing over the Spring Bank Holiday period to let them try the sport for themselves. Free one-day rod licences (each worth £3.75) from the […]