Fishing News Roundup 126

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Fly, sea and coarse fishing updates

The Edinburgh Reporter

Story: Nigel Duncan

Millhall near Polmont report that the second of their weekend sessions took place in arctic conditions but those who did take part reported good sport from both The Shallows and the deeper water off The Dam.  Defrosting and removing the ice from the boats delayed things a little on Sunday morning but an official said that safety comes first.   Sinking and intermediate lines coupled with a variety of lures worked well with snake, damsel and black and green rabbit patterns scoring high.   Anglers using floating lines had success with buzzer, diawl bach and app bloodworms and egg flies and blobs also worked well suspended under an indicator. Read more…

Angling after a great day out with St Luke’s Hospice

The Star

Story: John Highfield

The special angling party set off the hospice’s Ecclesall Road South site for a spot of fly fishing at the celebrated Peak District beauty spot. The session was organised in association with Ladybower Fisheries and supported by the British Disabled Angling Association, the leading disability angling charity in Great Britain, creating fishing opportunities, inclusive angling environments and equality for disabled children and adults with an interest in fishing. Read more…

‘Fishing is finished’ in Ballina if seals remain on Moy Estuary – O’Hara


SALMON fishing in Ballina will be finished as a tourism product if the seals in the estuary of the River Moy are not removed either by a cull or by another way according to a local councillor. Last month, Bonniconlon-based councillor John O’Hara caused controversy when he called for a cull of seals living in the estuary of the River Moy who he claims were leading to low stocks of salmon swimming up the river. Read more…

Green lands trophy treble

Leamington Observer

Story: Aaron Sutcliffe

BRIAN Green completed a treble of victories to win the 2023 Caparo AP Braking Angling trophy. Green finished ahead of runner-up Andy House to claim the overall title. And Green also claimed the knockout trophy ahead of Bob Smith and the heaviest fish prize with a 15lb 7oz catch at Meadowlands on Warren Pool. Green finished ahead of runner-up Andy House to claim the overall title. Read more…

Nantwich Angling Society seek to build new river fishing stages

Nantwich News

Members of Nantwich Angling Society are campaigning to install three new fishing stages along the River Weaver in Nantwich. The society says the idea will help to make the group more accessible to older members. It comes as the society has been working with local councillors and the Environment Agency to tackle recent pollution incidents in the river which have killed thousands of fish. Read more…

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