National News

  1. Britain’s champion carp anglers crowned – again!

    By Thomas Petch on September 22nd, 2017

    CARP TEAM ENGLAND duo Mark Bartlett and Kevin Hewitt retained their British Carp Angling Championships title after blitzing the final at famous Wraysbury. And the pair scooped another £20,000 as they weighed in two of the sought-after originals in …

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  2. Mullet by schoolgirl is one of the biggest-ever!

    By Thomas Petch on September 22nd, 2017

    SCHOOLGIRL Ruby Wells tempted one of the biggest thin-lipped grey mullet ever when she boated this 7 lb 14 oz giant from her local Christchurch Harbour in Dorset.The seven-year-old offered a ragworm-baited spoon and ten-year-old sister Macey netted …

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  3. Barbel ace clocks up doubles from amazing 30 UK rivers!

    By Thomas Petch on September 22nd, 2017

    BARBEL ace Phil Smith reached a unique landmark when he notched a double-figure barbel from his 30th different UK river with this 10 lb 12 oz sample.Phil, who has been one of the country’s most successful all-round specimen hunters for many …

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  4. Junior fishing licences up by 25%

    on September 21st, 2017

    In welcome news from the Environment Agency, new figures reveal that sales of junior fishing licences across England and Wales, have increased by 25.7%.

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  5. Review: Savage Gear 4D Lures

    By Richard Howard on September 20th, 2017

    The Savage Gear 4D Lures come under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. YEAR after year I’ve seen Savage Gear win awards for their …

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  6. Review: Marukyu Natural Groundbaits

    By Richard Howard on September 20th, 2017

    The Marukyu Natural Groundbaits come under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. I KNOW I’m not alone in seeing the draw of more natural …

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  7. Review: Guru XL Pole Pot

    By Richard Howard on September 20th, 2017

    The Guru XL Pole Pot comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. IT MIGHT officially be autumn, but there are still hungry waters where you …

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  8. Review: Drennan Acolyte Pro Whip 800

    By Richard Howard on September 20th, 2017

    The Drennan Acolyte Pro Whip 800 comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. THE top-end Drennan Acolyte Pro Whip 800 looks particularly …

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  9. Review: Sonik Vader X 8000 Reel

    By Richard Howard on September 20th, 2017

    The Sonik Vader X 8000 Reel comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. BACK in the summer I reported on the exciting Sonik Vader X carp rod …

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  10. Weekly Winner: Korda Tackle Safe

    By Richard Howard on September 20th, 2017

    The Korda Tackle Safe comes under the beady eye of Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He's the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. I CAN see this tackle box, geared around storing your carp terminal …

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