Quantcast

Anglers Blame Poachers for Sewin Decline in Rivers

According to a BBC report there are concerns that sewin or sea trout could be on the verge of extinction in Wales. A range of issues have been blamed for the decline but anglers believe an increase in poaching is a big factor.... Full story

Brown Trout Voted UK's National Fish

The lion and the British bulldog have a new companion...

Fisheries Scientist Joins the Battle to Restore our Rivers and Chalkstreams

A three year grant from the John Ellerman Foundation has...

Improving Smolt Survival On The Agenda for 2017 Conference

A conference being jointly organised by The Atlantic Salmon Trust...

Lottery Funding For Wylye Water Meadows

Chalk stream water meadows are to receive Lottery funding. Chalk...

Fly Fishing Charity Day Raises £13k

A fly fishing charity day held at Dever Springs trout...


Latest additions

News

Anglers Blame Poachers for Sewin Decline in Rivers

According to a BBC report there are concerns that sewin or sea trout could be on the verge of extinction in Wales. A range of issues have been blamed for the decline but anglers believe an increase in poaching is a big factor.... Full story

News

Brown Trout Voted UK's National Fish

The lion and the British bulldog have a new companion in the historic role of iconic animals to represent our country. In voting results announced last week on BBC's Springwatch programme, the brown trout pipped the stickleback to become the UK’s National Fish.... Full story

News

Fisheries Scientist Joins the Battle to Restore our Rivers and Chalkstreams

A three year grant from the John Ellerman Foundation has enabled leading fisheries charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) to strengthen its science team. This newly created post will help to further drive forward its ongoing campaign to clean up our rivers and precious chalkstreams.... Full story

News

Improving Smolt Survival On The Agenda for 2017 Conference

A conference being jointly organised by The Atlantic Salmon Trust and The Tweed Foundation will address the important issue of improving salmon and sea-trout smolt survival during the critical early stages of their migration, in rivers and in estuaries.... Full story

News

Lottery Funding For Wylye Water Meadows

Chalk stream water meadows are to receive Lottery funding. Chalk stream anglers spend a lot of their time amongst water meadows, but few are aware of the purpose and historical significance of these unique and artificial landscapes. Now, thanks to a grant of £28,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund and funding from Wiltshire Council, the historically and ecologically unique water meadow systems of the Wylye Valley in Wiltshire are to be the subject of an historical research and public awareness project.... Full story

News

Fly Fishing Charity Day Raises £13k

A fly fishing charity day held at Dever Springs trout fishery in Hampshire last week raised £13k for the Retail Trust.... Full story

News

World Oceans Day - Focus on Wild Salmon

Today, June 8, is World Oceans Day, but for wild Atlantic salmon every day needs to be World Oceans Day according to the Atlantic Salmon Federation.... Full story

News

Tweedside Tackle moves 'upstream' to a new home in Kelso

After over 30 years, Kelso’s very popular and long established fishing, shooting & country clothing shop, Tweedside Tackle, has moved to new premises in Kelso to even better serve their customers.... Full story

News

Bass Measures are Failing to Protect the Species

The Angling Trust claim that bass measures are failing to protect spawning stocks in the south and east of England. ... Full story

News

Crying Wolf?

Simon Cooper looks at the recent research work undertaken by Salmon & Trout Conservation UK and is not entirely convinced by the tone. ... Full story

News

A New Trout Fishing Destination

OK, it’s not quite ‘new’ but Haywards Farm Lake is under new management and already producing the goods!... Full story

News

Increasing Fish Access With ‘Fish Highways’

More than 20,000km of England’s rivers have been opened up to improve fish migration over the last four years.... Full story

News

Zen2 and the Art of Bass Fishing

13 is the magic number if you fish for bass in the UK, and it’s not all bad news for the species as Austen Goldsmith reports.... Full story

News

Mayfly Madness

It's time to gear up for mayfly and there is some great tactical advice in a new video from JT and Chris Hayward of Sportfish... Full story

News

Survey Reveals Abysmal State of our Chalkstreams

For the first time the English chalkstreams and rivers have been put under the microscope in a national survey to compare and investigate whether they are as healthy as they should be. The results are truly shocking… ... Full story