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…

11 Great reasons you must try fly fishing this year!

Missing the rivers in May? Fancy trying something exciting and totally different this season? Forget the clichés of JR Hartley, chalkstreams and tweedy types, because it’s never been easier to start fly fishing! Angling Trust blogger and Flyfishing for Coarse Fish author Dom Garnett explains why. “While past generations of anglers have often been creatures…

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…

Spring Canal Fishing

With an amazing variety of cheap-as-chips fishing to be had, there’s never been a better time to go hit your local canal. Dom Garnett reports on the excellent sport to be had on these venues right now, with a trip to his local “cut”. You might forgive me for feeling a little nostalgic this month,…