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Monthly Archives: November 2019

St Neots Angling Club handed grant for river revamp | Huntingdon and St Neots News | The Hunts Post

St Neots and District Fish Preservation and Angling Society completed clearance, restoration of access and platform installation works to a section of their owned river facilities. The land adjacent to Coneygeare Court, situated between Eynesbury and St Neots, is both a popular walking route for members of the public and a place for angling club members to compete in fishing …

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John Popplewell’s angling column: It seems like our Thames Estuary is full of thornback rays!

IT’S been another settled spell and water temperatures have warmed up a degree or two as we head into early spring. Once again, this week it’s all about the thornback rays and it seems like our Thames Estuary is full of them! Spring is always a great time to head down to the beaches with the evenings drawing out and …

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Stunned Asian carp leap from Kentucky lake during ‘electrofishing’

Hundreds of Asian carp have been filmed leaping out of a lake when they were stunned with electricity by wildlife officials in Kentucky. Footage shows “shocking boats” jolting the fish from Lake Barkley by sending electrical currents surging through the water. The technique, known as “electrofishing”, temporarily stuns but does not kill the fish, which can allow biologists to collect …

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See inside stunning £1.8m Scunthorpe property with separate lodge and fishing lake

Anybody who is looking for a dream home may well like to consider this exceptional property. Located within around 15.5 acres of land and lakes and currently trading as a specimen fishery on Brumby Common Lane, Scunthorpe, this substantial home with separate anglers’ lodge has much to offer. Its lake, described as “quite mesmerising” by a visiting fisherman, provides a …

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See inside stunning £1.8m Scunthorpe property with separate lodge and fishing lake

Anybody who is looking for a dream home may well like to consider this exceptional property. Located within around 15.5 acres of land and lakes and currently trading as a specimen fishery on Brumby Common Lane, Scunthorpe, this substantial home with separate anglers’ lodge has much to offer. Its lake, described as “quite mesmerising” by a visiting fisherman, provides a …

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Kids hooked on fishing after taking instruction from seasoned anglers at Doctors Pond

PUBLISHED: 08:16 16 August 2019 | UPDATED: 08:16 16 August 2019 Katherine Heslop Charlotte Wittingham, 9, catching a fish at Doctors Pond during the training session on Sunday. Picture: CONTIRBUTED Archant You may also want to watch: The free tutorial, which was run by Dunmow Town Council and Dunmow Piscatorial Society, was attended by 12 youngsters, with seasoned anglers teaching …

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John Popplewell’s angling column – Nathan claims second spot in national final on Sky TV

IT’S good to see a few soles starting to show for beach anglers, along with some school bass. There’s still not much sign of thornback rays, though, but they will appear on certain tides. Clacton Pier has seen school bass and the odd thornback being caught this week, along with a few small whiting. St Osyth beach is still seeing …

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Man’s warning after contracting Lyme disease in Weston-super-Mare

In Weston-super-Mare, a man who went out on an early morning fishing trip was left in agony after contracting Lyme disease from tick bites. Heading out in his shorts at 4.30am on Sunday, June 30, Nigel Smith, 55, received 17 vicious bites by ticks hidden in the long grass. He soon had red spots on his legs and then a …

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John Popplewell’s angling column: Optimistic anglers are looking forward to the new autumn season

AUTUMN seems to have arrived far too quickly. The nights are drawing in and the weather has seen strong winds stir that Mediterranean-clear sea we’ve seen for the last few weeks. However, we anglers are always optimistic and welcome the new season that is now upon us. Those smooth hounds that have been a regular catch for boat anglers are …

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Is China’s fishing fleet taking all of West Africa’s fish?

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