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…

Do I need fishing licence

How do I go fishing legally?

Going fishing for the first time can be a confusing business, it’s important to realise that no one in England & Wales has a right to fish wherever they like.  So where should new and returning anglers begin ? What do you need to think about before you start and what is actually allowed? Here…

12 Months of Amazing Fishing Ahead

Late Autumn/Early winter is one of my favourite times of year to get out fishing. The roach are busy shoaling up in our rivers and stillwaters, which can lead to some amazing catches. Fishing a stick float on the river or a pole on the canal and catching a lovely net of sparkling roach is…

Rod Licence Changes

From April 1st 2017 a range of innovative changes will be made to the rod licence which the Environment Agency hopes will benefit anglers and see more people in England getting out there and fishing ! Angling Trust has lobbied hard for a number of changes and to be fair to the Environment Agency, not…