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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Bluefin tuna: Anglers launch campaign to catch fish

Image copyright The Angling TrustImage caption The campaigners want to establish a “properly regulated, science-based, live release UK tuna fishery” Campaigners have called on the UK government to allow amateur fishers to catch endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna. They want to establish a “world-leading” catch-and-release fishery for amateur anglers, citing “recovering” stocks and potential economic benefits. The Angling Trust, Bluefin Tuna …

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Cefn Mably Lakes Diversifies with £250,000 Boost

Owen Jones owner of Cefn Mably Lakes and Fishing on the outskirts of Cardiff, has invested £250,000 supported by Barclays’ agriculture to diversify the business and develop onsite luxury accommodation and a fully equipped gym. The £250,000 investment has created 5 luxury lodges, and 9 fishing pods to protect anglers from the inclement Welsh weather and is anticipated to generate …

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Angler fell to his death from Great Orme while hunting for fishing spot

A popular angler drowned after falling into the sea while looking for a good spot to start fishing, an inquest heard. After seeing Lukasz Lesniacki hitting the water, his friend Bartosz Jawor waded in to try to rescue him, but was soon exhausted because the water was so cold. Llandudno lifeboat was quickly on the scene and 30-year-old Mr Lesniacki …

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River Dee angler reels in sporran lost by wedding guest

“When my line totally went dead I said, ‘I don’t know what I’ve got at the end of this but it’s definitely not a salmon. Every time I was trying to reel it in, the water was pulling it back down the river so for about five or ten minutes I was battling trying to pull it out. “When I …

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Angler with magnet hauls up treasure

He believes thieves must have stolen the safe and dumped it in the lake, possibly intending to retrieve it later. Another magnet that he also found at the bottom of the lake – Pittville lake in Cheltenham – suggests the thieves had tried to find the safe but failed. Adam, 22, had paid £17.50 for the fishing magnet on the …

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Shark weighing 23 stone caught in Wales as monster fish ‘jumps’ from water

Surprised fishermen have described the moment they caught a monster 23 stone shark which “jumped out of the water”. The 8ft porbeagle shark was captured on Tuesday – and is believed to be one of the biggest of its kind ever captured off the Welsh coast. Angler Matthew Burrett was fishing off the coast of Milford Haven when the 324lb …

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Angler found drowned after fishing in River Dee

An angler from North Wales was found drowned in the River Dee, an inquest has heard. But it will never be known how exactly Noel Vincent Holdsworth, 71, who was originally from Caernarfon, came to meet his death. Mr Holdsworth, who was known as ‘Vince’, was last seen alive by a police officer on June 15, while fishing at Sandy …

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FISHING WAR: France trawlers INVADE UK waters – Angry fishermen rage ‘We’ll STONE THEM’

Derek, of Brixham, Devon, owns two boats damaged in the scallop wars attack by the French in August. He said: “We’re going to start stoning them in a minute, why should we allow them in our waters if they don’t let us in theirs? “Kick them out to their side of the channel, we can have our side and they …

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Expensive day out for two men illegally fishing in Shropshire Union Canal

Dumitru Stancu, 24, and Adrian Diaconescu, 21, both of Newhampton Road West in Wolverhampton, were both caught without a fishing licence on the Shropshire Union Canal, and this week they were fined £440 each. They were found guilty at Telford Magistrates Court on Wednesday of using unlicensed rods and breaking a national bylaw of removing fish without permission, on June …

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Angler drowned ‘searching for Llandudno fishing spot’

Image copyright shank_ali Image caption Lukasz Lesniacki and his friend left their equipment in the car near the Great Orme headland as they went to look for a fishing spot An angler drowned after falling into the sea while looking for a good fishing spot, an inquest heard. Lukasz Lesniacki’s friend Bartosz Jawor waded in to try and rescue the …

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