Welcome to a new feature that we’re trying out. This Fishing News Roundup is the first of what we hope will be a regular item on Fishing Mugs UK.
It is literally a roundup of fishing news and feature stories from the past week that we think may be of interest.
If you like the feature (or not) then please let us know in the comments box below and we’ll make it a fixed piece on the website.
Here’s this week’s roundup.
Fish and Fly Profile: Marina Gibson
Fish and Fly
We all think we know Marina Gibson from her TV appearances, her social media presence and her written words, but here we try to get to the real person, the true fly fisher who has burst on the scene so dramatically these past three years. Read more…
Anglers on alert after invasive pink salmon caught in Rivers Dee and Don
Press and Journal
So far this fishing season, two Pacific pink salmon have been caught in the River Dee and another two caught in the River Don. A further three were netted in the Spey near Elgin, and three more of the invasive fish were caught as far north as Thurso. Read more…
Fishing saved Robson Green from drink and drugs hell
Yahoo Eurosport UK
Robson Green turned to fishing after battling drink and drugs at the height of his ’90s fame. The Geordie actor, 56, became one of Britain’s biggest stars after appearing in ITV’s popular military drama Soldier Soldier and embarking on a pop career with co-star Jerome Flyn. Read more…
Super fly Iona Allan cashes in on the rise of indicator fishing
Iona Allan has built a solid reputation in the angling world as the Scottish fly lady, producing thousands of flies for fishermen all over the country. Read more…
Never stick your hand in a pike’s mouth
Five celebs take part in new angling show Fishing Scotland’s Lochs And Rivers. Fern Britton joins Linford Christie, Lord Botham, Les Dennis, Rosemary Shrager. They travel across Scotland to prime fishing spots to learn how to cast their lines. Read more…
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