Keen fishermen and anglers know how annoying the damaging effects of sunlight, water and silt can be on their tackle. Rust, unwanted grime, sticks and squeaks are all part and parcel of the fishing experience. However, with a little forethought and a quick wipe of WD-40 you can add years to the life of your

Supermarkets begin to tackle the issue of sourcing sustainable fish

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has compiled a “Sustainable Seafood Supermarket League Table”, based on the performance of the ten main UK supermarkets against various criteria including the sustainability of the fish they sell. The Table indicates that supermarkets are responding to demands to increase their efforts to sell fish from sustainable sources. However, a

Free Competition – Win These Lures

We all like to get stuff for free....well now's your chance to win these TackleBargains lures! The competition is simple and easy (any puns about the editor will result in exclusion!!) As mentioned in the competition brief, it's by visiting sites associated to Anglers' Net that you help to keep us going, so please give

Healthier fisheries means healthier local communities and bank balances

Environment Agency News Release Healthier fisheries means healthier local communities and economies was the message from the Environment Agency at the launch of 'A better environment, healthier fisheries: better fisheries for our nations' today. “Fisheries is about more than just fishing and our work is a key influence on local economies throughout England and Wales,”

Target: hundreds of thousands of new anglers

COUNTRYSIDE ALLIANCE News Release The Environment Agency's (EA) new strategy* “a better environment, healthier fisheries” is a positive recognition of the enormous social and economic benefits of angling, but the Countryside Alliance is concerned that its target for increasing the number of anglers is not nearly ambitious enough. The strategy for 2006-2011 wants “fisheries to