Coarse Fishing

Thousands of fish introduced into Yorkshire rivers Thousands of fish introduced into Yorkshire rivers

Thousands of barbel will be introduced at several locations in Yorkshire as part of the Environment Agency’s ongoing plans to develop and restore rivers in the region.

26 November 2013

Record-breaking Siamese carp caught at Gillhams Fishing Resort Record-breaking Siamese carp caught at Gillhams Fishing Resort

A 61kg (134lb and 7oz) Siamese carp caught at Gillhams Fishing Resort in Thailand, by Keith Williams, an angler from Surrey.

21 October 2013

The biggest pike of the year caught at Chew Valley Reservoir The biggest pike of the year caught at Chew Valley Reservoir

A 19.504kg (43lb) pike caught at Chew Valley Reservoir in Somerset, UK, by Tom Mills sets the new lake record.

21 November 2013

New fishing facilities in Newport Pagnell New fishing facilities in Newport Pagnell

Ten new fishing platforms will be installed for local angler at Castle Meadows in Newport Pagnell.

19 November 2013

Angler claims he caught a crocodile on a Hampshire lake Angler claims he caught a crocodile on a Hampshire lake

Alan Prangnell says he was fishing at a lake near Ringwood, UK, when he pulled out a two-foot-long crocodile which quickly escaped back into the lake.

12 November 2013

Arapaima – a fish that can survive piranha bites Arapaima – a fish that can survive piranha bites

Arapaima gigas, a freshwater fish from the Amazon River, has developed scales to protect them from piranha bites.

07 November 2013

Bridgwater anglers banned from elver fishing for four years Bridgwater anglers banned from elver fishing for four years

Two men have been banned from elver fishing for four years after being caught fishing in a prohibited 'no go' area on the River Parrett in Somerset.

06 November 2013

Lakes at FLE Fishery to be poisoned to wipe out Topmouth Gudgeon Lakes at FLE Fishery to be poisoned to wipe out Topmouth Gudgeon

Several lakes at a fishery in Hampshire are to be poisoned in an attempt to kill an invasive species of Japanese silver fish that is threatening salmon and trout.

05 November 2013

5,000 fish from the EA fish farm delivered to Corby Boating Lake 5,000 fish from the EA fish farm delivered to Corby Boating Lake

Corby Boating Lake is restocked with 5,000 fish reared at the Environment Agency fish farm in Calverton near Nottingham.

01 November 2013

New EA plan will help boost coarse fish stocks New EA plan will help boost coarse fish stocks

The Environment Agency announced they were planning to distribute over 80,000 mixed coarse fish to angling clubs all over the country.

29 October 2013