National News

  1. Englands Young Cubs debut with a Bronze in The World Youth Championships

    on August 17th, 2017

    Team England under 15’s won the Bronze medal in a memorable debut in the FIPS-ed World Youth Championships in Ireland, while England’s Sensas U20’s and Drennan U25’s narrowly missed out on bronze medals of their own as both …

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  2. Crossley conquers Shroppy on Individual National

    on August 15th, 2017

    The Individual National wound its way up north this year to the Shropshire Union canal where 164 anglers descended on what will be E, F and G sections for next week’s Division 1 National. Conditions were mild, with a decent breeze and …

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  3. Priestley and Ashworth go one better on Shropshire Union

    on August 15th, 2017

    The Angling Trust and Canals and River Trust, Canal Pairs Championship hosted its second qualifier on the Shropshire Union on the Hawksmoor and Crossover Bridge sections. With the upcoming Division One National it was a chance to see what form …

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  4. Environment Agency issues advice following increase in pink salmon numbers

    on August 14th, 2017

    This season has seen abnormally high numbers of Pacific pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) reported running rivers in the northeast of England, Ireland and Scotland. The Environment Agency has now issued advice regarding what to do if you catch one …

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  5. Small roach catch earns big money chance for Colin

    on August 14th, 2017

    There were 55 anglers on the latest qualifier on the River Yare and while the weights weren’t as high as normal, it made for a very close match. The river was running quite clear and most people thought that roach would be the target for a …

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  6. Local Knowledge pays dividends on the Don

    on August 14th, 2017

    Extra water had lowered the water temperature on the eight RiverFest qualifier on the river Don. The river still fished well though with eight double figure weights spread over the three zones.

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  7. Kearney and Gilbert secure place in Canal Pairs Final

    on August 11th, 2017

    With the build up to Division One National Championships, the Shropshire Union hosted it’s first of two Angling Trust and Canal and River Trust pairs competition which was a sell-out 100 angler field. The sections were pegged on the popular …

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  8. Long whip approach secures top spot for Peter Morris

    on August 10th, 2017

    The River Soar hosted the seventh round of RiverFest qualifiers and although some decent weights were posted, it didn't fish as well as the weeks leading up to the qualifier. This was down to clear cold water going into the system the day before.

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  9. Angling Trust Launches Campaign to "Help Save Our Wrasse"

    on August 9th, 2017

    The Angling Trust has launched a national campaign calling for an immediate closure of the live capture wrasse fishery supplying fish to the Scottish salmon farming industry and is urging all anglers and conservationists to get involved.

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  10. Slater stays the course at Stillwater Championships

    on August 8th, 2017

    A prize fund of £3000 was up for grabs in the Angling Trust and Canal and River Trust Stillwater Championships Final fished at Boddington Reservoir. The noted ‘beach’ area made famous in the 90’s was the preference at the …

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