Fishing Stories

Come and grab a record fish! Come and grab a record fish!

Linear Fisheries in Oxfordshire is among those determined to attract more passionate big-fish enthusiasts to unlock the true bream and tench potential of their waters

06 April 2016

British fishermen land two of the biggest cod ever caught British fishermen land two of the biggest cod ever caught

Two British fishermen are celebrating after landing whoppers - two of the biggest COD ever caught

29 March 2016

World's fish population could double by 2050 World's fish population could double by 2050

The recovery of struggling fisheries would bring a "significant increase" in the amount of seafood that could be caught to feed the world's growing population

29 March 2016

TV personality Robson Green opens Hexham Fish Pass in Northumberland TV personality Robson Green opens Hexham Fish Pass in Northumberland

The actor and presenter opened the pass to coincide with the time of year when spring salmon begin to ‘run’ the River Tyne

23 March 2016

British angler catches world record fish before donating it to locals British angler catches world record fish before donating it to locals

A British angler has been nicknamed the cod-father in a Norwegian town after catching a world record fish which he donated to the local community to eat

09 March 2016

River Dee officially opened for the salmon fishing season River Dee officially opened for the salmon fishing season

Salmon season is officially underway at the River Dee after the first line was cast on Monday morning by a Scottish music legend

04 February 2016

Carp fishing continues throughout winter thanks to mild weather Carp fishing continues throughout winter thanks to mild weather

The mild weather has ensured carp fishing has continued through the winter months

29 January 2016

Angler lands record 68lb catch, ending a 10-year mission Angler lands record 68lb catch, ending a 10-year mission

ANGLER Dean Fletcher ended a 10-year mission when he finally landed “The Parrot” - Britain's biggest freshwater fish at 68lb 1oz

27 January 2016

Highland business leaders anger over strict new fishing rules Highland business leaders anger over strict new fishing rules

Anglers and prominent business leaders in the Highlands have criticised Scottish Government efforts to tighten-up fishing rules

26 January 2016

Dr Aileen McLeod opens the salmon fishing season on the River Tay at Dunkeld Dr Aileen McLeod opens the salmon fishing season on the River Tay at Dunkeld

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform underlines Scottish Government’s ongoing commitment to manage, conserve and develop the wild fisheries

19 January 2016