Canal zander removed by authorities could be rehomed – not killed

THE controversy surrounding zander being killed on our canals could have a happy solution, Angler’s Mail can reveal. Canal zander could get new homes instead of being killed in official ongoing removal exercises. Canal & River Trust fisheries manager John Ellis had thought that only one English fishery could take canal zander. That venue was […]

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John Wilson Fishing Enterprise set up by daughter to help others

THE daughter of the late John Wilson is honouring her father with a scheme to help getting troubled children get into angling. John and Lisa – the John Wilson Fishing Enterprise is due to launch properly in the spring of 2020. Lisa Wilson revealed the John Wilson Fishing Enterprise at the 2019 Angling Trust annual […]

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Sturgeon shocker and huge barbel – in same session!

SPESSY ace Justin Stoddart notched up two new PBs on his latest River Trent trip – a jumbo 16 lb 10 oz barbel and a shock 21 lb 3 oz sturgeon. Trent sturgeon – there have been a few of them reported, but Justin Stoddart also had a 16 lb 10 oz barbel on the […]

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Kevin Nash calls for ‘new thinking’ to turn around fortunes of UK fishing

ANGLING legend Kevin Nash has expressed his horror at a lack of new blood coming into angling, and threats from ‘antis’. As Angler’s Mail revealed last week, the Angling Trades Association held a mini conference, entitled Keep Britain Fishing, in the West Midlands. Carp tackle, bait and fisheries pioneer Kevin Nash attended the day after […]

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Massive 12 lb 8 oz tench smashes rod

TIM WOOLVEN set a new personal best tench this gigantic 12 lb 8 oz tinca – but it broke his beloved float rod. Tim Woolven was sad to see his Shimano rod smashed but very happy with this 12 lb 8 oz tench. The 38-year-old caught it from a local lake but as he was […]

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Review: Dynamite Wafters

The Dynamite Wafters come under the beady eye of Angler’s Mail tackle editor Richard Howard. He’s the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Description: 15 mm dumbbell-shaped wafter hook baits. Ingredients: contains the same key ingredients and colours as Dynamite’s The Source, The Crave, Monster Tiger Nut, Monster Tiger Nut […]

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Trump’s self-financed campaign charms Super Tuesday voters in Alaska

With 28 delegates to the Republican National Convention, Alaska has as much say in picking the Republican nominee as does Oregon Its racing season in Nome, Alaska. Last week, Arne Handelands home hosted a team of snowmobile racers in the 2,000-mile Iron Dog. Next week, hell welcome dog mushers and fans of the thousand-mile Iditarod […]

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