How do water temperatures affect fish and fishing ?

Water temperature can have a big affect on both fish and fishing, so as an angler it pays to understand, at least to an extent, how changes in water temperature effect fish feeding habits and ultimately fish health. This knowledge can be the difference between a great day’s sport and a poor one and can…

Anglers help needed for Upper Trent Barbel/Chub study

We had a very interesting trip up to Staffordshire recently to chat to Environment Agency Fisheries Officers Darin Alberry and Mick Buxton. They were keen to tell us about the Barbel and Chub study the the EA are running on both The Upper Trent and The Dove in an attempt to understand fish stocks better…

Fishing in London: A red letter session at Walthamstow Reservoirs

Offering excellent coarse and fly fishing right in the capital, Walthamstow Reservoirs made the perfect venue for a recent summer meeting of star anglers and key Angling Trust staff. Dominic Garnett was on hand to report on an enjoyable session with some lively characters from fishing and politics. Of all the unlikely fishing spots in…

Tench fishing tips

Top Ten Tench Fishing Tips

June is the perfect time to get out and catch some beautiful tench, so here are our Top Ten Tips for tench fishing from our National Regions Manager, John Cheyne. Find the right venue. It might seem like an obvious one, but you can’t catch tench if they aren’t there! If you are relatively new…