A pub landlord claims to have caught one of the biggest fish ever by reeling in a 1,320lb blue marlin using just a rod and line. The fish was killed and the meat distributed to local islanders but the decision is understandably causing a debate despite this being totally legal. Read More
When the Atlantic Salmon Federation conducted a survey of anglers a few years ago, asking what tool would be most useful, a good video of the best techniques for live release was the top response. Please watch and share the video inside with your fellow salmon anglers and help spread the word. Read More
Topher Browne’s splendid Atlantic Salmon Magic has won another international gold medal. This latest Wild River Press creation was named top title in the Regional Non-Fiction Category by the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The announcement came at a special ceremony at the Rose Club at New York’s landmark Plaza Hotel. Read More
The hierarchy of angling bodies in the UK is complex and there are hundreds of organisations sharing the common goal of protecting our fisheries and of promoting all facets of angling. However there is no central independent online resource where information is pooled and where constructive discussion can take place especially at a local or even a regional level. FishActive.com is designed to resolve that situation. Read More
“Everything is perfect at the bottom of the steps.” -As quoted by Ian Irvine, longtime Ponoi angler and star/narrator of The Incomparable Ponoi. Ian returned to Ponoi this week with fellow angler Dick Penley, and together they brought into camp a whopping thirty years combined experience on the river. Read More