Fishing News Roundup 113

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Orvis Catch Series: My learning to fly-fish experience review

Andover Advertiser

Story: Mark Paine

FLY-fishing is experiencing a renaissance, with a new generation of anglers taking up the activity and enjoying the peace it can bring. The lovely people at Orvis, which specialises in fly-fishing kits, gear and supplies and has a shop in Stockbridge, invited me along to a session and showcase just how enjoyable the pastime could be. I’d never even held a fishing rod prior to attending the experience day, but you’ve got to try new things. I thought it was something I wouldn’t enjoy, but how wrong I was. Read more…

Osprey unable to fly for weeks after becoming trapped in fishing nets in Scottish Borders

Daily Record

Story: Ruth Suter

An Osprey bird was left unable to fly after becoming trapped in fishing nets. The 11-year-old adult male sea hawk was discovered tangled in the fishery equipment by a ranger in the Scottish Borders last month. He was taken into the care of animal welfare officers from the Scottish SPCA (SSPCA), who determined he was left with a potential shoulder injury. Read more…

Hessilhead: Poor seal pup with fishing hook stuck in his lip

Androssan and Saltcoats Herald

Story: Gay Christie

We are now into the harbour seal season. Several pups have been admitted in the last two weeks. These pups all came from the east coast. They were found alone, looking pretty miserable. Initially these pups were rescued by volunteers from British Divers Marine Life Rescue. These people have done training courses and learnt how to rescue seals, dolphins and whales. Read more…

Fishing firm Angling Direct reels in big sales

This is Money

Story: Daily Mail City & Financial Reporter

Anglers continue to flock to the lakes, rivers and coastlines of Britain as they shrug off pressure on family finances.  In an update to the stock market, fishing tackle and equipment seller Angling Direct said sales in the UK hit £40.9m in the six months to the end of July. Read more…

Newark Angling Club: Loch Lubnaig outing report

Greenock Telegraph

NEWARK Angling Club made the journey to Loch Lubnaig recently. The 22 anglers returned excellent bags of the loch’s wild brown trout. The club members were competing for three trophies on the loch. The Hugh Coyle trophy, fished for by the senior members, was won by Gilbert Bradley, who returned the heaviest trout. He also returned two nice brown trout to get on the points board. Read more…

Fly Fishing for Brown Trout

Davie McPhail

Well, that’s it for today. See you again on Wednesday…

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