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Martin Salter: Autumn Gold

I love this time of year. The colours changing with the season, the nip in the air and the fish on the munch before the really cold weather moves in and food becomes scarce. It’s surprising therefore, with so much good fishing to be had, that the tackle shops are emptying out and fewer anglers are on the banks. So for those of you who have packed your rods away far too early here’s a little taste of what you’ve been missing.. ... Full story

Take a look at what's new at Sportfish...

  Technology never stands still and the tackle industry is no exception to the rule, as manufacturers constantly refine and develop tackle, clothing and ... Full story

Fishing blast kills two in Sihanoukville, Cambodia

...and you think we've got problems? Two Cambodian men have died violently in what is the third fatal accident related to illegal dynamite fishing this month. ... Full story

Eric’s Common

When it comes to famous carp around the world the name of Eric’s Common is right up there as one of the most sought after. The huge common lives in the demanding Rainbow Lake in France and for quite a while held the title of the biggest common in the world. It is a fish I’ve wanted to catch since I started fishing Rainbow regularly in 2011. Read on to discover how I eventually succeeded... ... Full story

Defra proposals to protect farmland could make flooding worse and damage wildlife

Liz Truss, the Secretary of State for the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs, in a speech at the Oxford Farming Conference today (Wednesday 6 January) announced a number of measures which could increase the risk of flooding in towns and cities and cause widespread damage to the environment, according to the Angling Trust ... Full story

Sportfish Saltwater Promotion

  The idea of heading away on a trip of a lifetime for some tropical saltwater fly fishing never looks more appealing than when ... Full story

More Wrassamataz!

A year ago I arrived back from my first ever trip to the Isles Scilly and wrote a piece enthusing about the magic of these wonderful islands and the great fishing that is still to be had on Britain’s most southwesterly archipelago. ... Full story

Murder in the Fens? Fact or Fiction? Part 3

This is the concluding part of a story which could well be true...but you can be the judge. ... Full story

Murder in the Fens: Fact or Fiction? Part 2

This is the second instalment of a short story. Whether or not it is true is for you to decide...... ... Full story

Murder in the Fens: Fact or Fiction?

This is the first instalment of a short story. Whether or not it is true is for you to decide... ... Full story

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