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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Fishing trio causing a stink with bait business

A trio of fishing enthusiasts are causing a splash with their bait range. David Bailey, Ian Stones and Mark Potter from Bolton are the brains behind Stinky Stuff, a new range of bait enticers. The product is used by anglers across the UK, Europe and the USA and is distributed through their company, Fishing Baits Ltd. Sport fishing has become …

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Angling: Chris Smith takes top honours with 127.10

As the weather took a real turn for the worse this weekend, despite the torrential downpours on Friday, match results and pleasure catches saw some cracking weights being recorded. Out at Downholland on the Millhouse fisheries complex, Mescar Lake, a beautiful water that has seen some fantastic action right through the summer, with big carp showing well to all sorts …

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Fish of the Week: I hope kid will be mack for more fishing

From late spring into summer in tackle shops, or when you are wandering along pier sides and rock marks, you will often be asked: “Are the mackies in yet?” These shoals move up into Scottish waters as the temperatures rise and just in time for the school holidays. They are excellent baitfish for pike and saltwater anglers and they’re great …

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Huge fish weighing 53lbs finally caught in British lake after years avoiding anglers

It has stalked a massive lake in Devon but despite years of trying no fisherman has ever managed to snare it – until now. The leather carp – a variant of the common carp and is unscaled – has lurked the waters of the fishing lakes at Anglers Paradise near Halwill, Devon. Owner Zyg Gregorek said people have been trying …

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Angling:Ellesmere Port’s Terry Knight claims a new PB with 60lb Mirror

With the glorious sunshine we are all enjoying and an end to the annual spawning rituals of the main target of the north west tip men, the bream, today it’s clearly noticeable that visitors on Carr Mill Dam are appreciating some fantastic sport which lays here just along the East Lancashire Road. Reports are noted that some good catches of …

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Welwyn Garden City angling competition | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News

PUBLISHED: 07:00 31 July 2018 Nina Morgan James Coffey caught the biggest carp of the weekend. Picture: Russell Hogg RussellHoggPhotoart div{ width: 100%; } /* EDP Specific */ .viewAll { margin-top: 0px!important; /* This is set in the “View All” Element, setting !important here to brute-force it */ } ]]> England Disabled Angling Team head coach John Weeden was presented …

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Angling: ‘Pub clubs’ are essential for new anglers

Like in other sports, fishing involves many different skills which can be learnt, with practice, by most people. Whether you take it seriously or maybe just for fun, whatever you are attempting to catch, it’s always nice to catch the most. By attempting to perfect one’s ability to catch fish by using anything within the vast array of tackle and …

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Fishing Sim World review – no plaice for a casual gamer

Fishing Sim World (PS4) – it is what it is Fishing Sim World is a game for serious armchair anglers, but is it enough to hook non-fishing fanatics? Game review: Earth Defense Force 5 really hates bugs Over the last few years, anglers haven’t had an easy time finding decent simulations of the hobby they love. Since Dreamcast-era Sega Bass …

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Famous Alnwick fishing firm Hardy’s poised to develop new factory and head office

A historic Northumberland business is planning to invest in its future with a new manufacturing plant that could create more jobs. The Hardy brand has been synonymous with Alnwick since the 1870s when it launched as a gunsmiths before later moving into the angling industry. The name has since become known around the globe for its rods, reels and fishing …

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Sports Personality of Year: Remembering Bannister, Regis, Bristow and the other stars we have lost

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch: Sports Personality remembers those we lost in 2018 A host of figures from the world of sport passed away in 2018. Here, we remember the sporting names who have died since the 2017 Sports Personality of the Year programme. ATHLETICS <!–The legendary Sir Roger Bannister was the first man to run …

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