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.…

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…

When We Fish Again – Update with Jamie Cook

Newly appointed Angling Trust CEO has certainly had a ‘baptism of fire’ with some of the worst flooding in recent history greeting his arrival, followed by the Coronavirus pandemic closing tackle shops and driving us from the banks. Earlier this week, Jamie and his team published When We Fish Again – aimed at getting us…

Mahseer Fishing Adventure !

Unable to get out and fish due to Coronavirus restrictions, Angling journalist and author Gary Newman relives one of his greatest captures as he makes plans to get out and chase dream fish once the current situation has passed. It’s a must read for anyone who has mahseer fishing on their bucket list! Currently it…

Environment Agency Fish Rescue

After the Floods: A Fish Rescue in Action!

Ever wondered what happens when fish get stranded by floods and have to be rescued? John Cheyne found out for himself recently, as he joined Environment Agency staff on the River Severn to witness the important work they do, along with some surprising catches.  It feels like we are lurching from one national emergency to…

Strange things found inside fish crazy fishing tales

10 Crazy Things Found Inside Fish !

From dead Nazis to severed fingers, there have been some truly bizarre and amazing things found inside the stomachs of fish! John Cheyne reveals some of the stranger finds, from the hilarious to the macabre… While anglers will testify how fussy some fish can be, there are plenty of species that will eat virtually anything…

Stronger Together

Thanks to the Voluntary Bailiff Service and the reinvestment of your rod licence funds, anglers are not only protecting fisheries and wildlife, but having a huge wider impact nationally. This week, we hear from National Enforcement Manager, Dilip Sarkar, who pays tribute to our amazing volunteers and urges anglers from every region to look out…