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The owner of one of Western Canada’s biggest fishing and outdoor sports retail chains has announced an ‘orderly wind down’ of the business. The United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative (UFA) says that all of its 12 Wholesale Sports outlets based in four Western Canadian provinces will close on December 28th following the inventory liquidation process. […]The post ‘Orderly wind down’ of major Western Canada fishing and outdoor sports chain appeared first on Angling International.
One of Canada’s best known lure brands will be using its ICAST debut to herald a major new acquisition. Alberta-based Thompson-Pallister Bait Company, maker of the Len Thompson Lures brand, has announced the addition of iconic Great Lakes fishing spoon manufacturer, Northern King Lures, to its portfolio. President Brad Pallister said: “Retailers and consumers throughout […]The post ICAST launch for new Canadian lure partnership appeared first on Angling International.
In this short film from Dale Media, four anglers go in search of elusive golden trout in the mountains of Alberta Canada.
The recent heavy seas of last week may not have produced much when the sea was at its heaviest, but when conditions settled down fish moved inshore in good numbers with cod to 6lb reported from severa... ...mberland rock edges, and, as with previous years the so called winter cod season seems to start with the first heavy seas of August, essentially the middle of summer. At St Abbs, Mark Dalglish won an Alberta A.C. match with a mixed bag of cod, coalfish, pollack, and wrasse weighing 12lb 15oz, Andrew O'Neill had the heaviest fish with a pollack of 4lb 13lb. The lower Tyne and associated piers all fished v... ... Hartlepool has had cod to 10lb and ling to 12lb, and the Sapphire out of Sunderland fishing the inshore ground has taken pollack to 5lb and cod and ling to 8lb, sometimes not far off from Roker pier.
A bit of an outside swell on the sea over the last few days did manage to bring a few cod inshore from most of the marks along the North East shoreline. It was definitely a case of being in the right ... ... Owen had 19 for 450cm, Colin Bell had 13 totalling 314cm, and Dave Delaney had the longest fish, a good flounder of 39cm.Steve Williams had a very good bag of cod from the Tyne where he won a recent Alberta match with six fish weighing 9lb 5oz taken from a mid-river mark. Callan Stevens was second with four for a total of 8lb 3oz, best 2lb 10oz.In the Wear, Ian Ainsley won a Durham police match with 10 ... ... always perfect. Back at home the Sapphire out of Sunderland has had good numbers of cod to 6lb fishing the inshore heavy ground off the High Drum, with the better trips producing up to 25 bigger cod.
A bit of a northerly sea early last week, in conjunction with some of the biggest tides of the year, brought some cod inshore but not in the numbers that should have appeared. Middleton pier produced... ...e they usually show at this time of year. The big tides pushed some cod into the mid Tyne marks where bags of around 10 fish have been taken on the more productive tides with crab the best bait. An Alberta match in the Tyne saw Steve Williams win with 14 fish measuring 370cm; Andrew Downs had the longest fish with a cod of 47cm which he took on the increasingly popular, but relatively unusual bait, of ... ...p a few spring cod from other areas as anglers travelling to fish the mid river Humber marks report large numbers of smaller size cod taking squid and worm baits with bags of over 20 cod not uncommon.
Some of you who braved the recent gale force Westerly winds may have been pleasantly surprised to find a reasonable swell brought a few cod inshore with the piers and beaches all producing fish up to ... ... Whitley Bay match with eight cod for a total bag of 15lb 3oz taken from the Haven. Adrian Breeze had three for 5lb 5oz from Hartley and Kev Burton had the heaviest fish at 3lb. Steve Williams won an Alberta match in the Tyne with 15 fish weighing 19lb 1oz taken at Smiths Dock.Dave Hayley won a Tynemouth match with two cod totalling 5lb 3oz, including the best of 2lb 10oz at Sharpness Point. Chris Guthri... ... Bay, opposite St. Mary's approach road from 8.30am until 9.30am. Main prizes are £300, £200, and £100 for the heaviest bags, £150 for the heaviest fish plus supporting cash prizes down to 10th place.
With an onshore wind just keeping a little colour in the water most days mackerel have generally been slow to show from most of the regions piers. The exception has been South Shields pier where huge ... ...e rock edges around Craster, Beadnell, and Seahouses have also produced fish. Lee Rutherford won a Blyth match with two fish weighing 8lb 1oz, the best at 5½lb, taken at Beadnell. Jamie Mullen won an Alberta match at Craster with four cod for 8½lb. Paul Foster won a Tynemouth Wood trophy match with three cod totalling 5lb 14oz taken at St. Mary's Island, and Callan Stevens won another Tynemouth match wit... ...e fish for 3.98lb, the best a dogfish of 2.38lb, and the pier produced four fish totalling 3.96lb to give Pat Carroll third place. P. Edwards and D. Wood won the team event with eight fish for 6.73lb.
From the rivers of Montana to Alberta, Canada, and the south island of New Zealand, Dave and Amelia Jensen have fished for brown trout across seasons, countries and conditions. This film short compiles some of the best footage from a …
Shore sport remains quiet and boat angling has also dropped off a little despite the recent good catches promising a good early start to the summer season. The Sapphire fishing the normally productive... ...y sweepstake match saw no size fish weighed in with a lot of undersize flounders taken in the lower river and from the pier. Ryan Thompson took a flounder of 1lb 1oz at Hebburn Marina to win a recent Alberta S.A.C. match and Garry Appleton won a Seaton Sluice catch and release match on Tynemouth pier with 14 smaller fish for a total length of 401cm. A Tynemouth A.C. retired members match on the pier also... ...s. Basic entry is £10 plus pools and team event. Top prizes are for the heaviest fish with payout depending on entry. Register from 10am until 11.30am at Seaham H.Q. Contact 0191 5810321 for details.