Koi herpes virus disease outbreak confirmed in West Midlands

Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed in carp (Cyprinus carpio) at Packington Somers Fishery, West Midlands... Full story

Antique Fishing Rods, Reels and other Beautiful Bits.

My knowledge of fishing rod materials goes back as far...

Fisheries still under threat...fight for your gravel pits.

I cannot help thinking we are sitting on a time-bomb....

Fish cannot feel pain say scientists

This article from the Daily Telegraph, 2013, bears repetition. The...

England's best-loved wildlife still in serious decline, report shows

Government countryside assessment paints a ‘grim picture’ with key species...

Farmer ordered to pay £36k compensation to Grantham Angling Association after river pollution killed thousands of fish

Fish Legal has secured a £36,000 settlement for a member...

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Wayne just doesn't get it!

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Trout, Zander, Chub, Bream, Carp, Barbel, Perch...what a river the Thames is!

As regular readers of this column may recall I only work part time as National Campaigns Coordinator for the Angling Trust and, when I’m not fishing, I do a bit of freelance work on other projects to pay the bills and keep me out of trouble.... Full story

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Rivers Flowing Into the Great Lakes Are Teeming with Microplastic Pollution

The minute plastics are in the food chain, and they’re increasingly shown to harm the health of marine animals.... Full story

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Koi herpes virus disease outbreak confirmed in West Midlands

Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed in carp (Cyprinus carpio) at Packington Somers Fishery, West Midlands... Full story

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Wayne & Jason Wedding Photo's Shock!

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Henlow Bridge Lakes, Arlesey, Bedfordshire

Just off the A507 in Bedfordshire, between Arlesey and Henlow, a centre of excellence devoted to angling and camping in all its forms can be found. ... Full story

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Big Fish Bragging Rights - Geoff Maynard.

I recently received one of those Facebook ‘challenges’ – as no doubt many of you did - to post 10 photos of memorable fish over several days.... Full story

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Wayne & Jason Have a Ticket to Ride...

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Antique Fishing Rods, Reels and other Beautiful Bits.

My knowledge of fishing rod materials goes back as far as Spanish reed and greenheart; before that, I’ve no idea what rods were made from. Presumably, most woods could be fashioned to form a fishing rod of sorts but I believe the first commercially-made rods were of greenheart, a material indistinguishable by sight from glass or carbon-fibre of the same colour. Again, my knowledge here is scant, so whether or not greenheart rod-sections were so perfectly smooth and round through their natural properties or through craftsmanship, I don’t know – a combination of both perhaps.... Full story

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Fisheries still under threat...fight for your gravel pits.

I cannot help thinking we are sitting on a time-bomb. The Reading & Berkshire News has recently informed us of that county’s 200 unused landfill sites. Such areas have to be left to settle for a good number of years before housing or industrial projects can go ahead but some sites remain untouched for 40 years or more.... Full story