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The fishing tackle industry in Australia was represented at a top level meeting with Fisheries Minister, Niall Blair, on Monday, and delivered a clear ‘no lock-outs’ in Sydney Marine Park message to the New South Wales (NSW) Government. Fishing World has reported that Damian Kerves, Deputy Chairman of the Australian Fishing Tackle Association (AFTA) and Chair […]The post AFTA unites with anglers to fight marine park lock-outs appeared first on Angling International.
A new website which shows the flies that are hatching on your local waters based on your location, date and time of day currently covers England, Scotland, Wales, Northern & Southern Ireland. Read more in the press release below. Geo-Intelligent Fly … more →
A UK-based fishing tackle retailer – celebrating its 40th year in business – has reopened following what it descried as a ‘devastating’ fire. Keen’s Tackle and Guns, from Aberkenfig, South Wales, suffered an electrical fire in the fishing department in November 2016. Following this, the team at the family-run store took the opportunity to overhaul […]The post 40-year-old UK retailer reopens after devastating fire appeared first on Angling International.
James Carr, Chairman of the UK-based Salmon and Trout Association from 2006 to 2012, has died. Carr was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to conservation, education and community and was presented with the award in March by S&TA’s patron, the Prince of Wales. He chaired the Association during its formative […]The post Former Salmon and Trout Association head dies appeared first on Angling International.
Based in Conway, Wales, Blade Tech have been producing sharpening tools for a number of years now. Planet Sea Fishing takes a look at the latest additions to their range the Blade Tech G2 and the Diamond Taper Steel.When I... ...pening groove. A few strokes along the groove will help bring even the bluntest hook back to effective life.The steel is again available direct from Blade Tech with the warranty and retails at £12.95.
John Popplewell’s normal shore fishing involves slinging baits but he is not adverse to picking up a lure particularly when he gets his hands on a quality rod like the custom built St Leger Renegade ... ...nd finish produces a top of the range lure rod.The RenegadeThe Renegade is a 7ft spinning rod, which has been designed for the most discerning angler. I took this rod to the roughest terrain in North Wales to put it through its paces. The first thing that I noticed was the lightness of this rod, it actually felt like I was holding a feather.There are half a dozen blank finishes available ranging from t... ...ar greater impact abuse that comes with general boat fishingPrice: £250For more information on St Leger Rods and prices they can be contacted at www.stlegercustomrods.com or 01206 579532/07907 445653.
The European Federation of Sea Anglers‘ 2016 Boat Championships were hosted by EFSA Ireland and co-hosted by Cobh Sea Angling Club at Cobh, County Cork from the 16th to the 23rd of September. The even... ...an: 267 points. John DennehyBest Single Day Catch – Lady: 236 points. Trude Astrid Johnsen.Most Unusual Fish: Common Eel. Ernest Ripson (Netherlands)Countries ParticipatingIreland, England, Scotland, Wales, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Iceland, Gibraltar, Russia, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, South Africa.Species RecordedCod, Pollack, Coalfish, Ling, Scad, Mackerel, Whiting, Haddock, ... ...reck Hunter. Osprey 2. Ardeen B&B. Celtic Baits. Trade Winds Restaurant. Gotcha Angling. Ballyelland Pottery.Presentation to Donie & Mary Geary.L-R George McCullough, Donie, Mary, Warren Doyle
During the first few days in May and the weather decided it wasn’t best for My Way to set sail, we remained tied up while temperamental winds had their say.During the first weekend, things settled dow... ...ay, June was looking to be on the money with the hounds, and it didn’t disappoint with most people bagging hounds and numerous new personal bests being set.Early June we had a group from up the NE of Wales, looking to enjoy sport aboard My Way with smoothhounds. The hounds obliged with numerous being caught and Wrexham angler Tom Jones setting a new Personal best with a superb specimen of 20lb.Every fi... ... but one that is taken with safety and enjoyment the main contributing factors for most skippers.With July promising to be a great month once again, check our spaces here - boat or current individuals
News See Cooper McGlashan's story, which started Jan. 1 when he caught a black marlin in New South Wales, Australia See how Cooper McGlashan needed just one month to catch a black marlin, striped marlin and blue marlin to complete the prestigious accomplishment.
March 2016 was true to form, plenty of wind and rain mixed in with... ...an invitation Spring Challenge match between anglers representing Wales, Scotland and the hosts the RAF sea angling section.This is the s... ...y one had abated, leaving a glorious blue sky and calm seas. With Wales leading after the day one, and with only 100 points separating al... ...heet.Was a close event, in first place with 1191% over 2 days was Wales, second with 1165% was Scotland, and third was the RAF with 968%.... ...re a handy calendar displays the boat availability for each month.