The new 2016-17 licence became available to purchase from Tuesday, March 1, and is designed by renowned angling and wildlife artist, David Miller. Following a crucian carp on the coarse…

Proposals include making the licence valid for one year from date of purchase, allowing spessy anglers to pay for a third rod rather than for four, and scrapping the £5…

As reported by Anglerts Mail this summer and autumn, rod licences have been down a huge amount in the previous five years with junior licences a worrying 50 percent down…

Junior rod licence sales in 2009 were a healthy 126,000. In the five years since there has been a drastic decline and last year just 64,000 12-16-year-old bought a rod…

  Stuart Green, 28, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire, was caught fishing without a rod licence at Messingham Sands, in the same county. He decided to wear the inappropriate attire to…