Preston Innovations England Feeder Team released

The Angling Trust would like to announce the Preston Innovations England Feeder team for both 2018 and 2019 World Championships to be held in Italy and South Africa respectively. Due to a change in timings brought about by FIPSed the 2019 World Feeder Championship in South Africa will be held earlier in the year with

Angling Trust seeking ‘Super Veterans’ for first ever FIPSed World Angling Championship

The Angling Trust will be holding an England assessment trial early in the New Year for anglers aged between 66 and 75 years old for an exciting new international World Angling Championship. FIPSed which is governing body for international freshwater competition have put together a brand-new category the ‘Super Veterans’ which can only be applauded

Team England Lure Squad Selection for the 2018 World Championship

With the appointment of the new management for the Lure team, Steve and Eric would like to receive notices of intention from experienced lure anglers wanting to take part in one of the most exciting events to hit the UK, the 2018 World championships held on Rutland Water in October.  Applicants should have prior knowledge

Fishing Businesses Fear Bass Ban Bankruptcy

A simple pleasure enjoyed by millions of Brits is under threat with serious implications for the businesses and jobs it supports. Business owners from Britain’s angling industry are writing to their MPs calling on the government to reject a proposal by the European Commission which would see members of the public banned from fishing for

Couple ordered to pay more than £62,000 for River Leadon pollution

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY NEWS RELEASE   On 24 November, Mark and Anne Bennion of Rosehill Farm, Dymock pleaded guilty at Hereford Magistrates’ Court to charges related to the pollution of the Preston Brook and the River Leadon. The Bennions were each fined £5,500 and each ordered to pay £25,798.55 in costs along with a victim surcharge