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The Big Fish Off is a hit!

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Angling Times,
25 April 2016 16:47

The buzz surrounding ‘The Big Fish Off’ reached fever pitch this week as hundreds of thousands tuned in to episode one of the new ITV series.The first show of Series 2, screened on ITV4, set an overwhelmingly positive precedent for the rest of the collection of shows that co-presenter and executive producer Ali Hamidi says ‘will be even better’.Bosses at the ...

Record year for UK fish stockings

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Angling Times, 08 February 2016 06:00

A record-breaking winter has seen almost two million fish stocked nationwide by the Environment Agency.Hundreds of rivers and stillwaters have benefited following an improvement in breeding techniques at the EA’s Calverton fish farm in Nottinghamshire, and more fish left the rod licence-funded facility than ever before.The figures were published in the EA’s annual report which also revealed how more than ...

Get 20% off an iBobber Fish Finder

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Angling Times, 24 November 2015 17:01

Have you ever wondered what’s going on in your swim? How many fish are there and how big they are? Most of the time it’s sheer guesswork, but get your hands on this week’s brilliant reader offer and you can map out your swim with pinpoint clarity and work out just what lies beneath!We’re offering 20 per cent off the ...

National Angling Awards 2015

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Angling Times, 26 October 2015 09:00

The National Angling Awards are back and the power is in your hands to decide which of the runners and riders will claim the coveted silverware.Designed to reward those who have achieved greatness within the sport, the awards put Angling Times readers in the driving seat and give you the opportunity to vote on the big issues that have made ...

Anglers raise £5,000 for tackle shop after burglars clear out stock

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Angling Times, 24 August 2015 11:27

Anglers have raised thousands of pounds to keep a tackle shop open, weeks after it was ransacked by thieves in early July. “I’d like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart,” said Alan Stephens, owner of Alcester Sports and Tackle, who – with the help of anglers across the UK – is beginning to restock and make money ...

Anglers told ‘you are in the frontline in the fight to keep our fish alive’

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Angling Times, 13 July 2015 15:01

Anglers are being urged to help safeguard stocks in rivers and stillwaters as record-breaking temperatures sweep the UK. Over the last couple of weeks, both the Environment Agency and leading fishery consultants have been inundated with phone calls, emails and messages via social media from  fishery owners, clubs and anglers worried about the havoc the intense heat could bring to ...

Fishing show 'Tight lines' ends

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Angling Times, 06 July 2015 12:29

The news that Matt Hayes will be hosting a new BBC fishing show was sadly offset with the revelation that popular angling show Tight Lines will end after 20 years of being shown on Sky Sports. Star names from coarse, sea and game angling have joined presenter Keith Arthur in the studio for two decades, but the final instalment will ...

Matt Hayes to host new BBC fishing show

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Angling Times, 06 July 2015 12:08

Fishing is back on the BBC after bosses revealed that a brand new show starring one of the sport’s biggest names is set to hit our screens. The corporation has revealed that BBC Two will be the new home of the series that currently has the working title of ‘The Big Fish’ and stars angling legend Matt Hayes. Some of ...

Clubs snap up new stretches for members

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Anonymous, 18 June 2015 15:31

RUNNING-water fans are set to have more choice than ever when dozens of new stretches will open to angling on the first day of the new season, June 16.With the popularity of fishing running water back on the rise thanks to competitions like RiverFest, clubs across the country have snapped up vacant stretches of waterway to provide their members with ...

Numbers soar as clubs enjoy a record year

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Angling Times, 13 March 2015 16:15

Fishing clubs are reporting membership rises of up to a staggering 300 per-cent thanks to a ‘modern approach of recruiting anglers’ that’s set to make 2015 a record year for organisations across the country.Dozens of clubs are starting to turn around their fortunes and attract new blood to the banks of rivers, stillwaters and canals thanks to initiatives across popular ...


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