National News

  1. Chew’s famous pike and trout fishing has uncertain future

    By Thomas Petch on December 1st, 2017

    THE Angling Trust have helped save trout and ultimately pike fishing on Somerset’s Chew Valley and Blagdon Lake for at least another year.Bristol Water has announced that it will delay a decision about the fishing it offers at its waters, after …

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  2. Chew Valley Lake gives its biggest pike of 2017 at 44 lb

    By Thomas Petch on December 1st, 2017

    PIKE mecca Chew Valley Lake cemented its place as the No.1 predator water of all time with its biggest pike of the year at 44 lb.In a month where the future of  Somerset wonder water, Chew Valley, became a real area of concern, Dr Peter …

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  3. Antique tackle theft is one of the biggest angling raids

    By Thomas Petch on December 1st, 2017

    ANTIQUE TACKLE fans, all anglers and tackle dealers are asked to be on the look-out for rods and reels following a burglary at the Hampshire cottage of a major tackle collector.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe antique tackle raid  resulted in one of the …

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  4. Amazing trio of different carp from top venue Fryerning

    By Thomas Petch on December 1st, 2017

    AARON COPP bagged one of the most amazing trios of carp when he nabbed specimens of three different strains for nearly 150 lb from top venue, Fryerning.Fishing Essex’s prolific Fryerning Fisheries, local Aaron nabbed a PB common of 51 lb 15 oz …

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  5. Review: Kodex Big Eye Spoon Lures

    By Richard Howard on December 1st, 2017

    The Kodex Big Eye Spoon 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. COMING with plenty of flash in copper, nickel and brass colours, …

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  6. Weekly Winner: Middy MX-800 Clothing

    By Richard Howard on December 1st, 2017

    The Middy MX-800 Clothing 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. MIDDY have taken the knowledge they have gleaned from their previous, …

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  7. Review: Greys Chest/Backpack

    By Richard Howard on December 1st, 2017

    The Greys Chest/Backpack 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 Greys Chest/Backpack system will appeal to any roving angler. …

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  8. Winter fishing tips that are sure to boost your catches

    By Angler's Mail on December 1st, 2017

    Angler’s Mail magazine staff man Richard Holroyd recommends some winter fishing tips to help you catch more fish over the weeks ahead.WINTER FISHING TIPS are on everybody’s mind now – and despite the cold days and nights, this is a …

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  9. British Record Fish Committee ratifies four new claims for record catches

    on December 1st, 2017

    Report from the British Record (rod-caught) Fish Committee meeting at the Natural History Museum, London, on 28th November, 2017.

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  10. Team England Lure Squad Selection for the 2018 World Championship

    on November 28th, 2017

    With the appointment of the new management for the Lure team, Steve and Eric would like to receive notices of intention from experienced lure anglers wanting to take part in one of the most exciting events to hit the UK, the 2018 World …

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