Fishing News Roundup 142

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Fishery invites England Ladies in a drive to welcome female anglers

Shropshire Star

Story: Richard Williams

A Shropshire fishery invited members of the England Ladies Carp Fishing team for the weekend, in a bid to make angling more accessible for women. Rosehill Carp Fishery in Market Drayton was bought by Andy Perrett in March last year. He said he is hoping to make the seven acre lake more accessible to female anglers so invited members of the England Ladies Carp Team for a weekend. Read more…

Salmon fishing fears detailed in new book

The Edinburgh Reporter

Story: Nigel Duncan

Just arrived is a new book by Drew Jamieson who has researched, followed and commented on the management and conservation of salmon for the past 50 years. Where the wild salmon run is a fascinating insight into the life of the salmon and Jamieson revealed that in Scotland the angling catch in 2018 was the lowest since records began in 1952. Read more…

River Test sewage discharges criticised by protestors


Story: Sean Killick

Discharges from a sewage treatment plant could be causing “irreversible damage” to wildlife in chalk streams, campaigners have said. Riverkeepers and residents staged a protest at the Fullerton treatment works on the River Test in Hampshire. They claimed sampling showed evidence of ammonia and e-coli in the river. Read more…

Kendal fisherman says big salmon are ‘in decline’ in Kent

The Westmorland Gazette

Story: Daniel Pye

A KENDAL fisherman says there has been a decline in big salmon swimming up the River Kent despite 20lb and a ‘monster’ 36lb fish being caught recently. Kieron Banks, who runs Fish On The Banks, teaches people methods of fishing. He said he had been involved in fishing on the River Kent for more than 30 years since he was a child. Read more…

Ronnie receives special award from Malleny Angling

The Edinburgh Reporter

Story: Nigel Duncan

Rognvald ‘Ronnie’ Robinson is a well-known face at Harlaw and Threipmuir Reservoirs above Balerno in The Pentland Hills, but the 84-year-old does more than just fish. He acts as stand-in bailiff, provides detailed reports on daily catch returns which are an enormous help for the board as regards re-stocking plans and also sits as a committee member on Malleny Angling Ltd, the not-for-profit organisation which administers both waters. Ronnie’s services to the club were celebrated at the annual meeting when the Edinburgh-based angler was awarded the Chairman’s Trophy for an outstanding contribution. Read more…

Tying an Original CDC Bubble Emerger Flies

Davie McPhail

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