Fishing Stories

Former England midfielder left football behind to run a carp fishing lake in France Former England midfielder left football behind to run a carp fishing lake in France

Lee Bowyer now runs a carp fishing lake named 'Etang de Bows' in France

29 July 2015

Top 6 fishing spots across Merseyside Top 6 fishing spots across Merseyside

From the banks of the River Mersey to many canals and parks - there's plenty of fishing opportunities on Merseyside

24 July 2015

Call for temporary ban on seabass fishing Call for temporary ban on seabass fishing

Urgent action is needed to prevent rapidly declining seabass stocks from collapsing, conservationists have warned.

22 July 2015

Huge shark was caught off the Welsh coast Huge shark was caught off the Welsh coast

David Thomas caught the thresher shark off the coast of Pembrokeshire on Sunday

22 July 2015

We take illegal fishing and poaching very seriously We take illegal fishing and poaching very seriously

As the coarse fishing season kicks off again, Catherine Musgrove went out on patrol with Fisheries Officers to find out how Lancashire’s rivers are regulated.

19 June 2015

Invasive walking fish threatens Australia

A fish that can live out of water for up to six days and crawl across dry land is being closely watched by scientists as it moves towards Australia.

03 June 2015

First Swanage Fish Festival to take place this weekend First Swanage Fish Festival to take place this weekend

Excitement building for first Swanage Fish Festival

02 June 2015

Hawaii fisherman dies after being impaled by swordfish's bill Hawaii fisherman dies after being impaled by swordfish's bill

The man had been fishing in Hawaii for more than 25 years

01 June 2015

Consultation on measures for unlicensed inshore fishermen in Scottish waters Consultation on measures for unlicensed inshore fishermen in Scottish waters

A Scottish Government consultation on measures for hobby/unlicensed fishermen in Scottish inshore water ends this coming Sunday

27 May 2015

Bluefin tuna fishing season opens today Bluefin tuna fishing season opens today

The main bluefin tuna fishing season runs from 26 May until 24 June

26 May 2015