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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Jobs created as angling retailer opens new Nottinghamshire branch

Fishing tackle and equipment giant Angling Direct has created new jobs after opening a showroom in Daybrook. Rods, lines and reels will be available at the company’s 4,500 sq ft venue in Mansfield Road, which had been occupied by Majestic Wines until January this year. The move forms part of Angling Direct’s plan to grow its physical footprint throughout 2019 …

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Fish of the Week: Scots angling is down to determination and watercraft

While we’re not spoiled for sight fishing opportunities in Scotland, our normal fishing is dependant on a lot of blind casts, determination and a bit of watercraft. Ultra-patient river anglers will sit it out waiting to spot rises from big fish to target but our peaty water doesn’t lend itself to picking out individuals like the chalkstreams down south or …

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Fish of the Week: casting a spell

I WAS lucky enough to speak to people from the Scottish Youth and The Countryside Education Trust and the Bridge of Weir Angling Club this week. Both organisations are organising free angling days to get youngsters involved in the sport, providing qualified casting instruction and conservation education as well as laying on snacks and refreshments. These events and others like …

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Perthshire fishing rent rebate after poor catches

A scheme to partially reimburse Perthshire fisherman has been welcomed by the Perth and District Anglers Association (PDAA) in light of last year’s salmon fishing crisis on the River Tay. Many Crown Estate Scotland fishermen and angling association tenants in Perthshire will receive significant rebates on their salmon fishing rents from 2019 to 2021. The move is in response to …

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Fish of the Week: Life’s a beach for holiday fishing

It’s holiday time so hopefully some of you have been sneaking the rods in on a family trip or getting the kids out catching while they’ve been off school. I’m heading down to see family in the Solway so I plan to dig some ragworm with my wee niece and nephew at low tide to maybe pick up flounders and …

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Memorial for Norfolk fishing legend John Wilson held at Norwich Cathedral | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News

PUBLISHED: 16:13 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 16:55 24 May 2019 John Wilson at his lake in Thailand. Picture: John Wilson Archant 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 */ } ]]> Lisa Wilson and Jo Wilson speaking at the …

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TV fishing documentary filmed in Caerphilly set to air

Caerphilly Angling Club chairman Andrew Riste, left, with Correy Burrows and presenter Will Millard, right An upcoming episode of a BBC TV fishing documentary has been filmed in Caerphilly. The third episode of Go Fish! with Will Millard will air on BBC One Wales at 8pm on Friday, July 12. The show sees presenter Will Millard travel across Wales catching …

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Rule change after ‘record-breaking’ carp was hand bred then placed in lake to be captured

If anything in the world of angling could be described as ungentlemanly behaviour it is the practice of depositing a specially bred fish into a lake so it can later be claimed as a record-breaking catch. But the habit is in danger of becoming so widespread that the British Record Fish Committee (BRFC) is to introduce a strict new set …

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