Angling Club Guide to Stocking Fish

One of the most exciting and interesting parts of running a fishery is stocking fish. Deciding what species, what size and then seeing new fish delivered can give the whole club a boost, however it’s important to realise that stocking fish is one of the biggest risks any fishery manager or club committee will take.…

River fishing guide how to

A beginner’s guide to river fishing

Looking to go coarse fishing on running water this month? Dominic Garnett is your guide to the essentials of river angling, from basic watercraft to common methods and fish species. Of all the places to fish in the UK, rivers are a firm favourite with many anglers. Whether it’s the beauty of natural settings or…

Dry Weather Advice For Fisheries

Prolonged dry weather can have a detrimental affect on both River and Stillwater Fisheries. When we get a long period without normal levels or rainfall a decrease in water levels can often lead to low dissolved oxygen levels which can put fish at risk, especially during warm weather and where there is a lot of…

Volunteering in angling: The future

In the midst of National Volunteers’ Week (1st to 7th June 2020), Angling Trust National Volunteers Manager, Karen Sarkar reflects on the vital contribution volunteers make and explores what the future might look like. “Incredibly, now in its 36th year, National Volunteers’ Week has not just been about celebrating the fantastic contribution volunteers make (in…