Building Bridges on the Nene Phase II

Building Bridges on the Nene Phase II Nenescape Landscape Partnership Scheme is a Heritage Lottery funded project bringing together 11 partners to deliver 16 projects which will celebrate the Nene Valley and its heritage. The projects will research and promote the history of the river and its valley, encourage visitors and residents to explore it…

Good news for Anglers, Barbel and Shad

Angling Trust National Regions Manager John Cheyne looks back over the campaign to “Save Powick Weir” and celebrates a great result for fish and anglers alike….. After over a year of meetings, lobbying, Facebook fall-outs and protests I attended one of those meeting last week that reminds you that all the hard work is worthwhile. For…

Anglers, Non-Anglers and Brain Surgeons

The Angling Trust’s own magazine The Angler is due to be sent out to members very shortly. In this little taster of what the magazine contains, our National Regions Manager discusses the difficulty of explaining to non-anglers, just what it is that is so special about fishing. The American nature writer and angler, Paul Scullery, once…

Making a Difference

Rivers and lakes suffer quite a lot due to things that humans do. Humans pollute them, dump rubbish in them, straighten them, deepen them, concrete the banks, drive boats up and down them and generally abuse them. So it’s no wonder that sometimes, they struggle to support the healthy fish populations that we as anglers…