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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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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