Enterprise Tackle – the UK’s leading manufacturers of imitation bait – has added plastic chick peas to its established and respected range of products. Remarkably lifelike, they accounted for numerous big fish in trials – including a 45lb common from the Bluebell Lakes complex in Northants. Each pack contains 10 buoyant chick peas and costs

Angling Trust issues apology over Ladies’ Shore Angling Championship error

The Angling Trust would like to issue a public apology to the Wales and Ireland Ladies’ Shore Angling teams following a mistake in calculating the final results in the recent SALC Home Nations Shore Angling Championships. An error occurred in recording the final results which led to Ireland being awarded team gold. When calculating the

Angling Trust Represents Fish and Fishing in Post-Brexit Debate

The Angling Trust’s Campaigns Chief Martin Salter joined environmental NGOs including the RSPB, WWF, Wildlife Trust, Marine Conservation Society and the National Trust at a special EU referendum workshop organised by Wildlife and Countryside Link on Tuesday 26th July at the Cass Business School in London. The purpose of the workshop was to explore the


Northern Powergrid has launched a new campaign targeting digital savvy anglers and urging them not to make their next catch deadly. The campaign, which coincides with National Fishing Month (22 July-29 August), will provide life-saving advice and encourage anglers to be aware and look around for overhead electricity lines so they can stay safe when

Carter’s 260lb Class Arapaima

Essex angler Kevin Carter took the biggest fish of a recent British jaunt to the Essequibo River in South America in the shape of this magnificent arapaima estimated at 260lb. Kevin’s arapaima fell to a chunk of fish on a large circle hook to 100lb braid and put up a spectacular fight, leaping clear of