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Last gasp final barbel wins Mark Traves a place in big money Final

A very low and clear Warwickshire Avon greeted the sell-out 60 anglers this weekend on the Seven Meadows, Stannells and Manor Farm sections. The big weights of chub we saw last year at Seven Meadows did not materialise and the section at Manor Farm dominated the main list this time around. Severn expert Mark Traves

Hampshire Police join Operation TRAVERSE in fight against fisheries crime

Hampshire Police have formally pledged to support the fight to protect fish and fisheries by becoming a partner in Operation TRAVERSE – the Angling Trust initiated, multi-agency activity targeting illegal fishing and fish theft. The agreement was made earlier this month at the South East Fisheries Enforcement Workshop in Hungerford, organised by the Angling Trust

Guest lands near 60lber!

Stuart Morgan had the guest session to dream about when he visited Wingham Carp Lake. His first fish was Black Spot, the biggest in the water, and bottomed out his own 60lb scales. Weighed on a set of 120lb Reubens the needle hovered on the 60lb mark, so an honest Stuart called it 59-14. Stuart

Preston Innovations Telford to represent England in the 2018 FIPS-ed Feeder World Club Championships

Five teams of five battled it out on the River Trent at Fiskerton on Saturday 7th October 2017 for the chance to represent England in next year’s FIPS-ed Feeder World Club Championships to be held in Belarus.  Fishing to World Championship rules the match allowed the teams to experience bait limits, bait checks and the

Angling Trust Launches Cormorant Watch Web Site and Calls on Minister to Act to Protect Fish

The Angling Trust has called on the government to do more to protect rivers and lakes from fish-eating birds. In a letter to Environment Minister George Eustice, the Angling Trust is demanding a doubling of the number of cormorants licensed to be shot in England annually to 6,000. It also calls for the relaxing of