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A Big Leap Forward For The Sussex Blue Belt

Sussex IFCA News Release Sussex seas are better protected now thanks to the work of fisheries managers the fishing sector and the wider community. Working at a local level with the community to find solutions, Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) has brought in management for commercial and recreational fisheries to achieve real benefits

Big Carp Issue 247

Big Carp Issue 247 is out now. Here's the editor's intro..... SPRING TACTICS SPECIAL ISSUE Have I got an incredible mag for you this month or what? I promise you, there’s something for everybody – huge carp, sound advice, exclusive stories, monsters from off the beaten track and articles you will never see anywhere but in


Enterprise Tackle – the UK’s leading manufacturers of imitation bait – has added plastic chick peas to its established and respected range of products. Remarkably lifelike, they accounted for numerous big fish in trials – including a 45lb common from the Bluebell Lakes complex in Northants. Each pack contains 10 buoyant chick peas and costs


Northern Powergrid has launched a new campaign targeting digital savvy anglers and urging them not to make their next catch deadly. The campaign, which coincides with National Fishing Month (22 July-29 August), will provide life-saving advice and encourage anglers to be aware and look around for overhead electricity lines so they can stay safe when

Carter’s 260lb Class Arapaima

Essex angler Kevin Carter took the biggest fish of a recent British jaunt to the Essequibo River in South America in the shape of this magnificent arapaima estimated at 260lb. Kevin’s arapaima fell to a chunk of fish on a large circle hook to 100lb braid and put up a spectacular fight, leaping clear of