National News

  1. Son lands monster 39 lb-plus pike on dad’s birthday session!

    By Thomas Petch on January 15th, 2018

    ONE of the biggest pike of the season has been captured by an angler giving his dad a birthday treat.The ‘39 lb-plus’ specimen fell to 39-year-old Ben Booth using a Savage Gear small eel lure at Cambridgeshire’s massive Grafham …Continue …

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  2. Jogger saves angler who got stuck in freezing river

    By Thomas Petch on January 15th, 2018

    AN ANGLER nearly died after the bank of a deserted river gave way – but a jogger luckily heard his screams for help.Mike Drewett (pictured above) was fishing the River Tone at Ham in Somerset when the ground gave way underneath him. …Continue …

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  3. EXCITING NEW LOOK FOR THE STILLWATER CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2018

    on January 12th, 2018

    The popular Stillwater Championships, organised by the Canal & River Trust and Angling Trust are returning for 2018 with a brand-new name and format.

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  4. NEW VENUES AND DATES FOR THE UK'S NUMBER ONE RIVER COMPETITION!

    on January 10th, 2018

    The Angling Trust is pleased to announce that this year’s RiverFest competition will see four new qualifying venues as well as a new final venue.

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  5. Angling Trust seeking Veterans for FIPSed World Angling Championship 2018

    on January 10th, 2018

    Following an announcement last year that the Angling Trust will be holding an assessment trial early in the New Year to select an England team to compete in the inaugural FIPSed Veterans World Championship, the Angling Trust is pleased to announce …

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  6. Angling Trust announce Team England Boat and England World Pairs squads for 2018

    on January 10th, 2018

    The Angling Trust is delighted to announce the England teams competing in the SALC Home International and FIPS-M World International Boat Angling squads for 2018 and the FIPS-M World Shore Pairs Angling Championship. Tubertini will once again be …

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  7. FRESH LOOK TO FISH'O'MANIA XXV QUALIFIERS

    on January 10th, 2018

    The Angling Trust is excited to release the new dates for Fish'O'Mania qualifiers in 2018. This year the £50,000 competition sees a real focus on the anglers; with popular venues offered further qualifiers and where appropriate the number of …

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  8. Huge PB pike from gravel pit

    By Thomas Petch on January 9th, 2018

    DAVE NEWMAN beat his PB pike by 15 oz with this 31 lb 13 oz beauty from a small Nottinghamshire gravel pit.The 38-year-old from Sleaford, Lincolnshire, who works in the construction industry, used a drifted small roach at 4 ft in …Continue …

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  9. Feast your eyes on Porky – the huge lake record carp

    By Thomas Petch on January 8th, 2018

    MATT SWAN has had limited time to fishing this season due to work pressures but has enjoyed a great season on Cambridgeshire’s Monks Pit and topped it off with this lake record 55 lb mirror carp, known as Porky.The 29-year-old Nash field tester …

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  10. River restocking kick-starts 2018

    By Thomas Petch on January 8th, 2018

    THE Environment Agency has just stocked ten of thousands of fish to help river sport for 2018.Biggest stocking was 34,781 chub, dace and roach stocked into the River Leadon in Gloucestershire. And a big boost went …Continue reading »

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