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Fishing World Mourns the Passing of John Wilson MBE

As you may well have heard by now, angling legend and TV broadcaster John Wilson has died after suffering a stroke earlier this week...

Jack Croxall: The Demon Fish of Deepdale.

Some people said it was a monstrous eel. Some people said it was a landlocked sturgeon, an ancient creature touched by dark magic. Others...

Andy Scholey: Wake me up when September ends….

It doesn’t do to plan too far ahead when river fishing. I say it every year: I should know better. But the only way...

Jack Croxall: Tap, tap, tap…

What follows is testimony from a resident of Leicestershire, recorded some years ago. I was fishing as a boy, crouching by the water’s edge,...

Microplastics contaminate HALF of all freshwater insects, study shows.

Plastic pollution is not limited to the world’s oceans: it is present in freshwater ecosystems too, where it is far more pervasive than originally...

Rod Sturdy: Return to the Kanektok

A cast across the current: the line began to swing round, gradually, with the help of a mend or two, taking on a lovely...

Alone on the River

Committing one’s self to print sometimes requires a bit of courage. Once it’s down there, it’s there for good, to be read and re-read...