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Just What is Going on?

Angling is ‘tearing itself apart’ and in a forthright opinion piece Bob Hornegold wants to know just what the bloody hell is going on! ... Full story

Getting Kids into Angling

Following a recent worrying report about the lack of youngsters taking up angling 15-year-old student, James McClusky, takes a look at some of the reasons behind the decline, and suggests a few possible solutions ... Full story

Martin Gay and the 48lb Common...Setting the Record Straight

A four year-old forum post prompts one of Martin Gay’s old friends to take a look back at what was, at the time, a very controversial capture ... Full story

The Angling Trust – What is it? And What has it Achieved?

Rod Sturdy is back and banging the ATr drum, but before you switch off and decide that angling politics is ‘boring’ and not for you, why not have a read? As Rod himself says, “There are too many people still confused about/ignorant of what the ATr is.” ... Full story

Otters, Angling and the BBC - No Right of Reply

Mark ‘The Spark’ Williams responds Rod Sturdy’s opinion piece on the recent BBC ‘Springwatch’ programme and finds himself in broad agreement...but... ... Full story

Otters, Angling and the BBC - Amateurish, Inaccurate and Biased.

Rod Sturdy voices his opinion on the recent ‘Springwatch’ programme on the BBC. ... Full story

Money for Fishing – Some Facts

Following on from yesterday's blog Martin Salter now takes a look behind the headlines, and the whingeing, at the recent cash award to angling. ... Full story

British Trust for Ornithology

Rod Sturdy suggests that if anglers who coincidentally love bird life are looking to join an appropriate organisation, they might like to consider the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO). ... Full story

Paying your Dues?

Mark Barrett is “pretty bloody mad” about the state of angling in the UK – and it’s mostly down to carp and carp anglers. ... Full story

Cormorants and Angling - An Open Letter to the RSPB

Rod Sturdy responds to a recent piece by Simon Barnes in the RSPB newsletter. ... Full story

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