Acclaimed Angling Book Set for Unique Fish Leather Edition.

Dominic Garnett’s collection of fishing tales, 'Crooked Lines', is set for a truly eye-opening collector’s edition this winter, in a special collaboration with Devon artist Kari Furre.... Full story

SUBMISSION TO GOVERNMENT: SUSTAINABLE FISHING FOR SEA BASS - Rod Sturdy.

As most of you will already be aware, the Angling...

'All Beer & Boilies' and 'All Wind & Water' - Cliff Hatton.

Each of these neat hardbacks was created in the Thelwell...

The Last Word on Martin Gay's 50lb Common Carp.

I know where Martin Gay caught his incredible haul of...

Rod Sturdy: Ever Closer Union...

Given the importance of the UK's relationship with the rest...

In Search of Rarities: Dave Tipping

Standing on a slipway at Scarborough Harbour, I watched an...

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Mix Pleasure with Pleasure at Letton Court in the Heart of the Wye Valley

The responsibility for choosing a conference venue or one suited to a very special social gathering can never be taken lightly: they’re all depending on you to get it right!... Full story

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Wayne and Jason go traditional...

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Acclaimed Angling Book Set for Unique Fish Leather Edition.

Dominic Garnett’s collection of fishing tales, 'Crooked Lines', is set for a truly eye-opening collector’s edition this winter, in a special collaboration with Devon artist Kari Furre.... Full story

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Late Autumn Barbel and Pike: Dr Paul Garner.

This excellent account of some of Paul Garner's sessions a few years ago holds good: Wye barbel, reservoir pike and zander all in one article!... Full story

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Too much tackle!

When I was 11 years old my fishing tackle consisted of a 7ft glass spinning rod, an 11ft 3-piece cane float rod, an Intrepid Elite, an ex-army haversack, an 18 inch diameter landing net and an Oxo tinful of odds and sods. I also had a 36 inch wooden-poled umbrella. ... Full story

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SUBMISSION TO GOVERNMENT: SUSTAINABLE FISHING FOR SEA BASS - Rod Sturdy.

As most of you will already be aware, the Angling Trust and its conservationist partners are currently running a campaign to save the bass (sea bass), stocks of which have dwindled to crisis levels as a result of commercial overfishing and the use of gill nets. ... Full story

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Bass Battles

Things are certainly hotting up in the battle to protect declining bass populations from continued exploitation by the netsmen. With scientists at the widely respected International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) warning that bass stocks in northern Europe are now in deep trouble because of commercial overfishing the EU Commission have for once listened to anglers and conservationists and proposed that in 2017 there should be a complete ban on netting for bass.... Full story

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'The UK's marine reserves are nothing but paper parks'

This was the title of a 2012 article by well-known environmentalist, George Monbiot, on the subject of marine conservation and unearthed by our very own 'MarkG'. Mark reproduces it here with a few thoughts of his own to preface those of Monbiot. ... Full story

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Paul Duffield, Maker of Fine Floats.

Paul Duffield Traditional Fishing Floats are individually hand-made in the U.K by Paul himself, using natural materials – Norfolk reed, quill and cane. His designs include Avons, perch and grayling bobbers, Nottingham sliders, still-water antennas and many more classic and traditional designs. Each float is sealed with several coats of quality waterproof lacquer so they will last for many seasons of fishing.... Full story