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Boat Fishing For Smoothounds

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is written by a succesful Holyhead skipper, Gethyn Owen, but the principles apply to smoothound fishing in many locations throughout the UK. If you ever fancy a fishing trip to North Wales, check out http://www.goangling.co.uk/ Holyhead Smoothhound North Wales has long been associated with some very good catches of smoothound. The

Fish Care Tips For Anglers During Hot Weather

These just in from the Environment Agency: If you are out fishing during hot weather– we’d like you to remember a few tips about fishing in summer. If you catch a fish you need to handle it with extra care during hot weather.   Larger fish are more susceptible to the effects of low oxygen

The 5Nations Fly Fishing Championships 2019

Scotland was the host nation for the sixth 5Nations Team Championships held from the 11th to the 15th June 2019. Ten teams took part with Scotland, England, Ireland, France and Norway competing for the top honours. Three venues were used for the competition; Carron Valley Fishery was the main boat venue with two fishing sessions

Steve Burke Has Retired From Wingham

Without Steve Burke, there would be no Anglers' Net. Steve was the inspiration to launch this website in 1999, the source of many articles, the go-to man for contacts and, basically, my inspiration. Wingham was, and still is, our Mecca; the place where we often come together and turn virtual friendships into real-life ones. It's

Change at the top for Team England Fly Fishing ahead of the World Championships

The Angling Trust has announced a change of leadership for Team England Fly Fishing’s squad that will compete in the 39th FIPS Mouche World Championships which will be held in Tasmania in November. One of England’s most recognised and successful anglers, John Horsey was appointed as manager in September 2018 was expected to lead England