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…

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…

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…

New British Movie With Fishing At It’s Heart

There have been plenty of British movies featuring the sports and pastimes that our great nation loves, Whether it’s football in Bend It Like Beckham and The Damned United, Tennis in Wimbledon with Kirsten Dunst, or Motor Racing in the James Hunt Biopic Rush there have been some great films, and now at last, it’s…

Top 10 Fishing Songs of all Time

  It’s true, pop music and fishing doesn’t generally go hand in hand, despite the fact that some amazing musicians like Feargal Sharkey and Roger Daltrey are passionate anglers. However, over the years there have been some brilliant fishing tunes and some really terrible ones. At the end of the day, the nice thing about…