Cormorant Watch Website Launched by Angling Trust

The Angling Trust has launched a new web site for you and your fishing friends to record sightings of cormorants, goosanders and mergansers throughout the UK. This includes a short video message from Angling Trust Chief Executive Mark Lloyd introducing this new initiative.

Football Legend and Keen Angler Jack Charlton Launches New Wheely-Boat

A purpose built, accessible fishing boat set sail on its maiden voyage at Kielder Water recently and first passenger, Alistair Corps-Bell, was delighted to have international football legend and keen angler, Jack Charlton, onboard.

Building Society Funds River Education for Kids

The Cumberland Building Society has provided Eden Rivers Trust with another £7,000 a year for two years towards their education work. The money will help to fund “Rivers Days” which involve taking children to their local river to learn about its importance and wildlife.

Fishing for Schools reels in high school students

The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Fishing for Schools programme, in association with the Calder and Colne Rivers Trust, held a successful course on the 23rd and 24th of May with Honley High School and introduced pupils to the sport of fly fishing. Watch the video at the end about the programme and get involved.

James Chetham Black Gnat

Stephen Cheetham searches for his roots this month and comes up with a fly fishing ancestor that dates back to the late 16th century with a literary background and plenty of fishing tips and fly dressings!

The Hardy Tyne Fishing Festival – 25th September

Could this be the best chance of catching a salmon in 2011? For one day only, the owners of fishing on the River Tyne have donated rods for anyone to take on 25th September.

The Dangerous World of the Atlantic Salmon

NASF’s latest depiction of the world of the Atlantic salmon shows the safe areas for salmon where the fish are protected by agreements with commercial fishermen. Unfortunately, there are also red spots on the map. These show the areas where mixed-stock fisheries continue to endanger wild salmon.

England Ladies Win Gold Hands Down in Fly Fishing Home International

The Angling Trust’s England Lady Fly Fishers stormed to an emphatic win over Scotland and Wales at Bewl Water in Kent on Thursday 26th of May, their 110lb 3.5oz total catch more than doubling the 55lb 1oz of second placed Wales.

Product Focus : Patagonia Men’s Guidewater Pants

The current range of Patagonia clothing suitable for fly fishing is growing and new products continue to be developed every season to tempt us. We put their Men's Guidewater Pants (that's trousers to you and me!) through their paces recently to see if they lived up to the claim of being suitable for both fishing and casual wear.

Brit opens up the amazing fishing of the Amazon rainforest to fly anglers

A British angler is opening up the gateway for anglers to fish with fly and lures for the world class, record-breaking sport fish of the Amazon Rainforest.