Tag: Latest Sea Angling News

Ban Bass Netting or Risk a Total Stock Collapse

The latest report from fisheries scientists has revealed that stocks of seabass around the UK and North European coast are now below the critical level at which recovery can be guaranteed. Advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) for 2017 says: “ICES advises that when the precautionary approach is applied, […]

Battling for bass in Westminster and Brussels

Ministers agree to work on long term bass management plan as MPs prepare to debate new EU restrictions Representatives from the Angling Trust and the Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society (BASS) have been battling for bass again this week and challenging both UK ministers and the European Commission over the unfair restrictions that are now in […]

Tronixpro Sponsors England World Shore Teams

The Angling Trust has announced a two year partnership with Tronix UK Ltd that will see Tronixpro become Official Sponsors of England World Men’s, Ladies, Youth and Junior shore fishing teams. The West Sussex-based tackle company has a strong reputation for providing quality tackle to competition and recreational sea anglers across the UK and abroad, […]

Shore Fishing Home International Results

The Scottish Federation of Sea Angling hosted the Home International Shore Angling Championships from 3rd – 6th July 2013 for the Juniors, Youth, Ladies and Men’s teams. The Championship was held on the Angus coast and River Tay estuary on the East coast of Scotland with some fantastic results recorded.   Putting in a magnificent performance […]

Give Sea Fish A Change

National sea angling organisations and NGOs from around the UK have come together to develop common policies regarding the threats and problems facing sea fish and sea angling around the waters of the UK. The initiative, to be known as Give Fish A Chance, will provide common sense advice on how anglers can contribute to […]

Kaneko’s Buri Sets Line Class Best

Japanese angler Shin Kaneko needed 10 minutes to subdue a potential record buri (Japanese amberjack) (Seriola quinqueradiata) he caught while jigging off Iki, Japan with Capt. Motoshi Kaneko.  Back at the docks, Kaneko’s buri tipped the scales at 20.18 kg (44 lb 8 oz) – heavy enough to claim the men’s 24 kg (50 lb) […]

Kiwi Snapper Is All Tackle Length Best

Kiwi angler Rex Harrison caught the potential new All-Tackle Length record snapper (squirefish) (Pagrus auratus) – a 78 cm trophy – while fishing cut skipjack tuna off the coast of Cape Brett, New Zealand with IGFA Representative Scott Tindale. Harrison needed only five minutes to subdue the potential record, which was quickly released after being […]

World Record Sharp Jaw Bonefish

 Sharpjaw bonefishJunior angler Jamie Hamamoto of Honolulu, Hawaii, landed what could become the new All-Tackle world record for sharpjaw bonefish (Albula virgata) while fishing with her father, Wade Hamamoto, from Hawaii’s North Shore. Hamamoto was using a scad when she hooked the 5lb 8oz bonefish that put up a tough five minute fight. The current […]

Paul Dennis To Be Editor Of Total Sea Fishing

Paul Dennis, best known for his distinguished career working as Deputy Editor on the Anglers Mail, is to join Total Sea Fishing magazine as Editor, it has been announced today. Paul will replace Barney Wright, who has taken the decision to leave DHP for a sabbatical.Paul commented:”I’m very excited to be joining DHP and especially […]