National News

  1. Fantastic fishing from the future of angling at National Championships

    on June 28th, 2017

    A great turnout of 96 young and enthusiastic anglers fished this year’s Angling Trust Junior & Youth National Championships at the prolific Tunnel Barn Farm fishery in Shrewley. With changes made to the age groups to align our youngsters …

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  2. Award-winning Durham Hydro being brought into question after video shows salmon trapped in turbine

    on June 28th, 2017

    Fish Legal has written to the Environment Agency highlighting local anglers’ concerns about potential over-abstraction and design flaws in a hydro-electric scheme on the River Wear resulting in fish deaths at Framwellgate weir in Durham city …

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  3. 2 venues, 2 giant carp with just a shower in-between

    By Thomas Petch on June 27th, 2017

    GEORGE BENOS had a week he will never forget when he caught giant carp in two different venues for a combined 121 lb, just stopping off at home for a quick shower in-between. The 41-year-old started his giant carp double at Wasing Estate’s Cranwell …

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  4. Giant UK catfish on an ‘offally’ big bait!

    By Thomas Petch on June 27th, 2017

    BEST baits for catfish include some of the most unlikely offerings - including what caught this giant.A huge lump of pig’s liver the size of a man’s head produced the 100 lb moggie for catfish novice …Continue reading »

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  5. Sunny days fishing tips

    By Tim Knight on June 26th, 2017

    SUNNY days need not be rubbish for fishing, if you follow this advice from coarse fishing all-rounder Colin Mitchell... Sunset is a banker feeding time, and suits guys like me who struggle to get up for the very crack of dawn!DON’T you just …

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  6. Chub on the Swale land Fletcher a crack at RiverFest's £13,000 top prize

    on June 26th, 2017

    Nottingham angler Clive Fletcher made full use of a good draw on the Swale to win the second RiverFest 2017 qualifier, but it took a change of hookbait to earn him a shot at the £13,000 top prize in the big money November final.

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  7. British record fish to fall in the 2017-18 season

    By Thomas Petch on June 23rd, 2017

    THE new river season is well underway, and Angler's Mail magazine is the place to look for catches, tips and inform venues - but which British record fish are at risk?Barbel Society chairman Steve Pope believes the British record fish signs for this …

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  8. Lake record common carp after 20 blanks

    By Thomas Petch on June 23rd, 2017

    This club record 46 lb 13 oz common carp was reward to moving swims to get on the fish.The mighty common carp came after Jason Partlow moved three times in three days until he got the swim he …Continue reading »

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  9. Check out eMinnow – the World’s first motorized lure

    By Thomas Petch on June 23rd, 2017

    IMAGINE a fishing lure that behaves just like a real bait fish, but without you having to constantly jig it or retrieve it to keep it moving.... and now check out eMinnow. eMinnow is a preprogrammed fully motorized fishing lure that mimics the …

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  10. Walthamstow hit by Koi Sleepy Disease

    By Thomas Petch on June 23rd, 2017

    THE cause of the major fish kill at London’s renowned Walthamstow Reservoir complex, has been revealed as Carp Edema Virus.Walthamstow saw 600 prime carp die, mostly on day ticket No.1 Reservoir, and many locals feared it could have been …

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