Fifth time lucky - James and his big Royalty Fishery barbel.

The 44-year-old decided on a hemp and caster approach to fool the wary specimen from the Royalty Fishery. James, who runs Baitstation in Calbourne on the Isle of Wight, explained: “I…

Hooker pellets are amongst the Poundland fishing baits.

Poundland fishing bait is in selected stores now after the giant dipped its toe into the  market, stocking pellets, groundbait, corn, meat and dips. The trial that could lead to…

Carp fishing coach Michael Salisbury displays his 25 lb 9 oz carp from Leazes Park.

Carp fishing coach Mike was back in his native Tyne and Wear when the drama unfolded at day ticket Leazes Park, next to Newcastle United FC’s St. James’ Park and…

The fishing Closed Season remains as it was in England and Wales, preventing anglers trying for fish like barbel (pictured) in rivers between March 15 and June 15 inclusive.

Many are angry at the outcome of the river fishing Closed Season consultation. Some have questioning the role of the Angling Trust, who they believe should have campaigned for change.…

Tony Owen with his giant catfish from Horton Boat Pool, run by RK Leisure.

Tony has been targeting catfish since April at Boat Pool, run by RK Leisure, at Horton, Berkshire. He had been baiting heavily with big boilies and pellets, and the approach…