Pebble CEO Resigns Due to Leaked Tapes

Tom Collier, the CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership – the group trying to put a mine on the headwaters of Bristol Bay – has resigned, reports Field & Stream.  Collier resigned after tapes leaked by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) revealed that Collier and the other Pebble executives don’t plan on ending the mining operations […]

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MeatEater Launches “Bent” Fishing Podcast

I’ve long been a fan of the MeatEater crew. They get folks involved in the outdoors – and conservation – in a lot of the right ways, and do it with class. MeatEater hasn’t ever felt like an exclusive club, which is part of why it’s so hugely popular. Enter the new podcast “Bent.” Hosts […]

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A Crappy Boat Ride, a Record Catch, and a Fly Fishing Frenzy

So, Sports Illustrated isn’t exactly known for its wall-to-wall fly fishing coverage. In fact, since some friends of mine who used to cover the NBA left the magazine, I don’t remember the last time I picked up an issue. But they just put together a great piece that features an excerpt from Monte Burke’s book Lords of the […]

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Grand Crucian Carp – Fishing Britain episode 39

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Fishing masks are the safer way for some anglers now

THIS angler is one of thousands of anglers taking extra precautions during the Covid-19 crisis. Colin Etherington wears a fishing mask The man in the fishing mask, Colin Etherington, really enjoyed his first trip back on the bank after lockdown restrictions were lifted for angling. Colin, whose family owned and built the much-admired Wintons Fishery […]

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Match fishing in England can restart now – under special guidelines

MATCH anglers and venues in England are celebrating after it was confirmed by the Angling Trust that events can restart. They must be run according to safety guidelines. Match fishing is allowed in England again. In a slightly unexpected twist on Tuesday, May 26, the Trust confirmed: “Robust new best practice guidelines published by the […]

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Will a 50 lb-plus pike be caught anytime soon in England?

ANGLERS in the UK and beyond were amazed by the discovery of a huge pike at an English trout water. But experts were not surprised. Brian Morland and his dog admire what could have been the biggest pike to have ever swum in an English fishing venue. If you know of a bigger one, drop […]

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Night fishing IS allowed when venues reopen in England, say Angling Trust

ANGLING has restarted at many venues in England but there remained a big question mark…until now. And it’s finally good news for carp anglers. Is night fishing allowed? Anglers in England have been unsure on the latest rules and guidelines. The big question many anglers have been asking is this: is night fishing allowed? It […]

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Angling Trust push case for fishing to resume after lockdown rules are relaxed

The national governing body for recreational fishing is pushing the case to Government for the pursuit we love to be allowed before too long. Most keen anglers, aside from staying safe, have been wondering ‘when will fishing start again in the UK?’ Finally news has emerged about what is being said at a high level. […]

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Gudgeon record rocked

KEVIN DONNELLY came within a whisker making history with this mini marvel. He will have to wait several months, at least, for another crack at the record… Not quite a new gudgeon record – but quite a handful! Kevin rocked the long-standing gudgeon record when he hauled the gigantic 4 oz ‘gonk’ from his local […]

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