A great Christmas gift for any angler

Image credit: Broken-Arts Are you looking for the ideal Chistmas gift for a friend or relative who fishes? Tackle is a difficult choice as it can be very much a personal preference and buying an item of tackle that the…

My opportunity to make a real contribution to Angling

At the end of August I wrote a post about how our chance to get all anglers speaking with one voice was likely to fail with disastrous effects to the future of our sport. It made depressing reading and I…

The Angling Trust : Apathy rules, who cares?

I am an old man, 60 seasons have come and gone since I was stocked into the fishery that is this world of ours and I like to think that I may have picked up a little wisdom during all…

Have your say

The Angling Trust are asking anglers to complete a survey to gather information about angling participation, I have filled it in and it only took me ten minutes. There is also another survey this time for the Environment Agency but…

This is just the first step

In previous posts I have encouraged everyone to get behind the newly formed Angling Trust. Here is a link to one of their press releases. Fish Legal, the legal arm of the newly-formed Angling Trust, has taken decisive action against…

Angling Trust Media Release

I can’t emphasise strongly enough how important I think the new Angling Trust is to us anglers, not just coaches but all fishermen and women across the country. Below is this week’s press release which asks us to spend a…

EU Common Fisheries Policy

I am writing this post in reply to a comment posted by Weller of the Yard. He states: “Looks like angling unity have their first fight and it is for Sea Anglers S47 EU Common Fisheries Policy.” I looked this…