Carp and Coarse fishing – Youtube Bloggers Fishing Match 2013

Courtesy of Mark Erdwin check out his youtube channel at The venue: Seven Lakes complex Aldermaston Well it’s July 2013 and that can mean only one thing! It is that time of the year where you join myself Mark Erdwin and George Day along with various Youtube angling vlog creators. We all meet up to […]

Wow this beast caught on such light tackle!

Bluebell Lakes angler lands huge catfish after two-hour fight! An angler has caught a giant catfish after a two-hour battle during which he was dragged neck-deep into a lake. Daniel Sibley, 21, of Blaby, Leicestershire, landed the 108lb 4oz (49kg) “beast” while angling for carp with friend Aaron Johnson on Sunday. The fish, caught at […]

Giant 100lb common carp caught!

At 6.45 pm on Tuesday the 23rd of April 2013 lucky angler Colin Smith was fishing in France in Etang Saussaie lake, Perthes in the Champagne – Ardenne when he hooked a monster size common carp. The huge fish was 100 lb and 8 oz very very close to the World Record. While the current […]

EA rod licence blitz results revealed

The Environment Agency have revealed that a rod licence blitz staged over the Easter weekend ended with just over six per cent of those checked unable to produce the necessary paperwork. Bailiffs from the government body made spot checks at venues across four counties including Cambridgeshire and Norfolk and managed to confront over 450 fishermen. […]

Angling Times: End of season barbel record shaker

THIS is the picture of what is believed to be the biggest barbel currently swimming in any river in the UK, all 20lb 7oz of it! The mighty specimen, which falls just 10oz short of Grahame King’s 21lb 1oz British record, was landed by seasoned specialist Dave Currell when he targeted an undisclosed river stretch. […]

Courtesy of This Is Bath

Mystery foam on River Avon and Kennet and Avon Canal in Bath

Large areas of a froth-like substance have been seen on the River Avon and Kennet and Avon Canal through Bath this morning. Chunks of the white foamy substance were concentrated at Widcombe, and have been breaking up over the course of the day. ​Although there has been no official comment yet from the Environment Agency, […]

Angling Times: Three rod licence a possibility

The Environment Agency is considering the creation of a ‘three-rod fishing licence’ for 2014, Angling Times can exclusively reveal. For years carp anglers have complained of the extra cost of buying a pair of two-rod permits to fish venues that allow three rods, and the EA now says it “there is “strong support to allow […]