Fishing News Roundup 146

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Angling presentation night for Brixham SAC

Torbay Today

Story: John Sherlock

Celebrations for a fine fishing season in Brixham. A big thank you to Brixham SAC for inviting me to their presentation evening at their clubhouse. It was great to meet all who turned up and to put faces to the names of those who have kindly sent in pictures for this column over the past four years. The standard of angling is very high in the club and it is difficult to mention so many here. However, Jason Upham stands out as being one of the best, taking well in excess of ten trophies. Read more…

Plans for inflatable assault course at trout fishery approved

Nation Cymru

Story: Richard Evans

A new inflatable obstacle course at a trout fishery has been given the green light. Conwy County Council’s planning department granted permission for applicant James Mcallister to run the attraction at Graiglwyd Springs, Penmaenmawr. The inflatable attraction will see thrill-seekers take to the water to tackle the obstacle course when the fishery is out of season. Read more…

River Test fly fishing experience as gift for Father’s Day

Andover Advertiser

Story: Kiran Sajan

A FISHING enthusiast, who founded a business to introduce fly fishing to as many people as possible, is urging people to use its experience as a Father’s Day gift. Simon Cooper founded Fishing Breaks 30 years ago because he had a passion for all things fly fishing, but especially the chalk streams of England. He operates from the idyllic Nether Wallop Mill above the burbling Wallop Brook, a tributary of the River Test and the birthplace of modern fly fishing. Read more…

Teenager named in Scotland’s first ladies coarse fishing team

Edinburgh Evening News

Story: Nigel Duncan

Rising star Molly Quinn will be joined by some of Scotland’s top anglers in the Celtic Cup to be hosted by Scotland at Strathclyde Park from October 10 to 13. It’s the first time in the history of Scottish coarse angling that a ladies’ team has been involved and West Lothian-based Molly, a 17-year-old from Whitburn, has only been fishing for three years. Read more…

Free fly-fishing lessons coming to cancer patients in Surrey

Farnham Herald

Story: Marcus McQuilton

Charity aims to share founder’s love for fishing with cancer patients. Cancer & Pisces Trust is opening its third venue at Albury Estate Fishery near Guildford on Monday, May 13. The charity educates and entertains cancer patients and carers by showing them how to fly-fish. The idea started in January 2021 when fly fishing expert Marina Gibson and Mick May created the Cancer & Pisces trust at the Swinton Park Hotel in North Yorkshire. The duo created a fly-fishing experience for cancer patients and their carers. Read more…

Woodburn 30th April 2024

Ken Bruce

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