New Game Fair gives country pastimes a boost

RURAL living and country pastimes will get the star treatment at this year’s Cheshire Show when famous TV botanist Professor David Bellamy launches a new Game Fair attraction.   Dr Bellamy, author and a respected broadcaster, will open the Fair as part of Cheshire Show on June 20 and 21.   He will be joined

Fish go up the property ladder

Thousands of perch, roach and rudd are today (Monday) enjoying life in a new and larger home, thanks to an Environment Agency project to get more people fishing. The fish, which have been taken from a private pond in Sandholme were caught and chauffeur-driven by Environment Agency officers to a new purpose-built lake in East

International Fly Tying Competition

As a Fund Raising event in support of its many conservation and education projects, the Federation of Fly Fishers is sponsoring an international fly tying Competition. The Competition will run from February 1, 2006, until midnight April 30, 2006. There are 39 separate categories within which to enter a fly. Judges include such famous fly

Tacklemania Returns To Manchester

FREE VOUCHERS - SAVE ££££! UK'S BEST FISHING TACKLE SALE RETURNS TO MANCHESTER   VENUE: GEORGE CARNELL LEISURE CENTRE, URMSTON   11th & 12th MARCH 2006   Thousands of anglers will be landing bargains galore as the “Tacklemania Angling Sale” returns to the George Carnell Leisure Centre, Kingsway Park, Urmston, Manchester (close to Trafford Centre),

Hot News From IGFA

HOT News from the IGFA  February 2006    By Pete Johnson, Johnson Communications – IGFA PR counsel   New Pending World Records The theme for the new pending world record submissions this month might be called “small folks catching record big fish and big folks catching record small fish.”  Here's 10 pending records before the