The 2016 Sportfish Team Championship Grand Final Report

19 Teams gathered at Rutland for the inaugural Grand Final of the 2016 Sportfish Team Championship. All had qualified from Regional Heats and following days of practice, the competitors were facing bizarre weather conditions featuring strong winds and rain during the middle of what should normally be summertime!... Full story

Have-a-go at fishing at the National Fishing Month launch event: Friday 22nd July 2016

All over the country from 22nd July to 29th August,...

Where Eagles (and Salmon) Dare

Fly fishing for salmon in the highlands of Scotland is...

Howsham Weir Fish Passage Consultation for River Derwent

The Environment Agency is working together with Natural England to...

National Fishing Month 2016 Starts on 26th July

Bored with politics and fed up with the football results?...

Brexit - What Are The Implications For The Environment?

Could Brexit "... provide us with an astonishing chance to...


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The 2016 Sportfish Team Championship Grand Final Report

19 Teams gathered at Rutland for the inaugural Grand Final of the 2016 Sportfish Team Championship. All had qualified from Regional Heats and following days of practice, the competitors were facing bizarre weather conditions featuring strong winds and rain during the middle of what should normally be summertime!... Full story

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Have-a-go at fishing at the National Fishing Month launch event: Friday 22nd July 2016

All over the country from 22nd July to 29th August, qualified angling coaches give their time to welcome newcomers to the sport. Fees are waived and tackle is often made available free of charge by supporting manufacturers, fishery owners and retailers. ... Full story

Fishing in the UK

Where Eagles (and Salmon) Dare

Fly fishing for salmon in the highlands of Scotland is about a bucolic as it can get. The rushing water, the smell of damp bracken and the rustling of silver birch trees all make for a fly anglers dream. Wild places breed wild fish and the Atlantic salmon that arrive each season have journeyed far to come home.... Full story

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Howsham Weir Fish Passage Consultation for River Derwent

The Environment Agency is working together with Natural England to enable fish to pass Howsham Weir on the River Derwent. The deadline for responses is 8th September 2016.... Full story

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National Fishing Month 2016 Starts on 26th July

Bored with politics and fed up with the football results? Why not have a go at fishing during National Fishing Month and maybe discover a brand new hobby or re-discover a long-lost one!... Full story

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Brexit - What Are The Implications For The Environment?

Could Brexit "... provide us with an astonishing chance to examine our whole suite of environmental funding and designation mechanisms for fitness for purpose, and perhaps enhance or revision them with even better approaches for the future." Read Theo Pike's latest blog to see what other conclusions he reaches.... Full story

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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

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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

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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

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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