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Tag Archives: freshwater fishing

Burglars steal £7000 of fishing equipment from angler

AN AVID angler has been left devastated by burglars who stole fishing equipment worth £7,000. Kyle Ackerman of Gorse Hill spent years fishing and buying top-of-the-line equipment for his favourite hobby. Now, all he has left is some bait and bite alarms. Kyle said: “It’s heart-breaking, fishing is my life and this is the worst thing that’s ever happened to …

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First pink salmon caught in Welsh waters for decades

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is urging netsmen and anglers to report any unusual catches after the first pink salmon was caught in Welsh waters for decades. The fish was caught on the River Dee at the Chester fish trap monitoring station. Despite this being a Welsh first, numerous reports of captured pink salmon were made around the UK in 2017. …

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Fisherman’s line breaks so he dives off boat into the cold lake and catches the bass

Fisherman’s line breaks – so he dives off boat into the cold lake and catches the bass with his bare hands Lee Sandt encountered the largemouth bass when on Lake Lanier in Georgia He dived in after fish when line snapped and managed to catch it with his hands Angler then threw the bass into his boat and pulled himself out …

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John Popplewell’s angling column: With temperatures rising, the fishing can only get better on our part of the coast

IT’S been another good angling week on our part of the coast and, with temperatures rising, it can only get better. The boat anglers have had a particularly successful time. Neil Marple and Ross Deadman fished from Neil’s boat off the Walton coast. They had a great morning’s fishing, landing over 30 bass between them, plus a 12lb smoothhound. The …

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TOWIE’s Ricky Rayment ditches fame for fishing as the reality TV star launches angling clothing line

TOWIE’s Ricky Rayment ditches fame for fishing as the reality TV star launches angling clothing line By Sara-aisha Kent For Mailonline Published: 09:37, 5 August 2019 | Updated: 10:44, 5 August 2019 He starred in TOWIE from season four until season 14 in 2015. And Ricky Rayment appears to have firmly put his reality television days behind him in favour by …

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Girl reels in ‘monster’ 33-pound fish with mini ‘Frozen’ fishing pole

DON’T let it go! Girl, four, goes angling with a miniature ‘Frozen’-themed rod – and reels in a ‘monster’ 33lbs catfish A young girl managed to reel in fish weighing more than her in Delavan, Illinois  Using a ‘Frozen’-themed miniature rod, she caught a ‘monster’ flathead catfish With the help of her father, Josie managed to bring the fish to …

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Diabetic boy from Chepstow gets boost from fishing lessons

A YOUNG boy with Type 1 diabetes has found a new lease of life after being taught to fish by a local angler. Ayden Dolan, 10, from Chepstow, suffers from hypo unawareness, meaning he is unable to notice when his blood sugar falls. This makes playing sports difficult. Ayden’s mother, Nicola, said her son loved playing football but was regularly …

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British angler catches the world’s biggest CARP at 232lbs after gruelling 80-minute battle

British angler catches the world’s biggest CARP after gruelling 80-minute battle to land the giant 232 lbs fish in Thailand John Harvey, 42, landed the enormous Siamese carp after a 80 minute battle  The property developer from Devon said he was proud of his ‘only claim to fame’   He celebrated the catch by buying everyone at the lake in Thailand …

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Bob Mortimer’s heart ‘taken out chest and stopped’ during triple bypass

Telly fishermen Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse may have saved lives by using their angling show to have heart-to-hearts about health. Both comics have had heart ops and their chat about it on Gone Fishing has encouraged others to get checked out. Bob, 60, who had a triple bypass in 2015 as his arteries were 95% blocked, said: “I get …

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