BIG plans are afoot in the angling trade to drive more anglers into the sport via fishing schools – and an exciting new website for the sport labelled the “Google or Amazon of Angling”.

The full story appears in the latest issue of Angler’s Mail magazine, on sale March 15 for one week only.

We reveal how Cudmore Fisheries boss Cyril Brewster – formerly the leader of Premier Fisheries group – is intent on driving more people into angling, and helping the angling trade.

Cyril is aiming to set up a new consortium off the back of expanding his new National School of Angling in Staffordshire at sites with coaches who meet strict criteria. Cyril has been speaking to big players in the trade.

For more details on the schools (maybe you know or are based at a suitable site?), and for details about the trade consortium, e-mail


The following trade figures are already part of the group for the phase one of this project. All are known to be eager to get more anglers into the sport. Firmer plans, and news of new influential associates, are likely to emerge over the coming months…

Ant Rogers                        Preston Innovations

Darren Cox                       Garbolino

Dave Smith                       Get Hooked On Fishing

David Kent                        Angling Trust

Mick Buxton                    Environment Agency

Gavin Burn                       Hardy & Grays

Jackie Sheldon               Angling Development Board

Joe Lowe                          Maver

John Hunter                   DHP

Mike Heylin                    Angling Trust

Alan Blair                        Nash Tackle

Neil Smith                       Fox

Neil Stockton                  Stapeley

Nick Brown                     Leeda

Richard Griffiths           Shimano

Richard Lee                    Bauer

Roy Marlowe                  Marukyu

Stuart                                1 Toner Baits

Simon Clarke                  Catfish Pro

Stephen Egerton            Pure Fishing

Tim Knight                      IPC Media

Paul Clues                       Chapel Baits

Shaun Vernon                Into Fish

Hilda Kelly                      Bradshaw Hall Fishery

John Wright                   Broom Fisheries

David De Vere                Bury Hill Fisheries

Tom Dent                         Dents of Hilgay

Jonathan Bozard           Docklow Pools

Kevin Coe                         Llyn Y Gors

Roy Marlow                     Mallory Fisheries

Alan Mcdiarmid             Makins Fishery

Kirsty Byrne                     White Acres

Robin Fletcher                Woodland Lakes

Donna Bull                      Wylands