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Fishermen hunt for the biggest sharks off the coast of Cornwall

Fishermen have been hunting sharks off the coast of Cornwall. The three day shark angling festival, held annually in Looe, is now in its final hours. This morning, two of the competitors were tied after catching five sharks each over the first two days. In 2018, a staggering 71 sharks were caught, and released, by the 45 anglers that took …

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Friendly fishing club is looking to reel in new members from Wishaw and Shotts areas

A fishing club with a difference is casting its net to catch new members. The Reel Friends and Family Fishing Club is open to everyone and is free to join. You don’t need to be an expert on angling, and you don’t even need to have your own fishing gear. The club will happily lend you a rod, reel and …

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Glam social hit angler getting women hooked on ‘not just for older men’ fishing

Women are getting hooked on fishing thanks to a glam angling expert. Marina Gibson hopes to prove the sport is no longer just for older men. She already has 40,000 followers on social media and is sponsored by an angling equipment maker. Despite her skills, Marina still gets tackled by those who think she has no place down by the …

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Killer fish disease hits popular Lincolnshire angling lakes and holiday park

A fishery and holiday park has been hit by a deadly fish disease which has infected its lakes in Lincolnshire. The Government has imposed strict controls on Froghall Fisheries, in Furze Lane, Louth, after it confirmed the presence of the highly contagious Koi Herpesvirus (KHV). According to the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, the disease which affects common …

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Free fishing helps get Deeside youngsters hooked on sport

NOTE: This content is old – Published: Friday, Jun 21st, 2019. A fishing club which is keeping youngsters off the streets by getting them hooked on the sport has received a financial boost – thanks to cash confiscated from criminals. Connah’s Quay and District Angling Club has introduced fishing free of charge to around 200 kids, aged from four up …

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Chance to try free fishing sessions this half term in Cheshire

People living in Cheshire will have the chance to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of fishing on their local waterways this half term school holiday with free angling taster sessions taking place in Chester, Middlewich, Nantwich and Northwich. Made possible with the support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery, the Canal and River Trust and Angling Trust are holding …

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Government gives UK fishermen £15m to help them catch more fish after Brexit

The Government is offering fishermen in Cornwall a share of more than £15million to help them land more fish after Brexit. Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has announced that £15.4 million, from two separate funds, will be shared out among fishermen across the UK. Fishermen in Cornwall and those working in the seafood sector can now apply for a share of …

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Under-threat Looe fish market to remain open following agreement

Looe fish market has been saved by a ‘plan b’, it has been confirmed. The east Cornwall town is known for its prime quality day-caught fish as the home port for fifty commercial fishing vessels. The port is fiercely independent and has always sought to maintain the identity of the fish that is landed in the port by fisherman. It …

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Anglers Reel in Large Bluefin Tuna, Early Start To Sport Fishing Season

Just off San Diego’s coast, the sport fishing is starting early. The crew and passengers of the long range vessel Shogun returned from a trip into Mexican waters, about 90 miles from San Diego. After 36 hours, they returned with a haul of nearly 50 bluefin tuna. Local Some of the tuna weighed up to 80 pounds. The smallest one …

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Angling: Big chub and perch are back on the agenda

Anglers World Holidays, Saturday Series, Ouse at Linton: 1, Ricky Bonas 178-08; 2, Pete Baron 0-12; 3, John Lastokowski 0-10; 4, Simon Heaton 0-08; 5, John Smiles 0-06; 6, Paul Bennett 0-05.

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