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Fishing News Roundup 134

Today’s stories include: Woman loses ‘half her leg’ and needs 55 surgeries after scratch from fishing line, Fury as water firm begins pumping wastewater into one of Britain’s most celebrated river that is famed for its salmon and trout fishing, The Crown actor James Murray slams sewage discharge plan, and more.

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Fishing News Roundup 123

Today’s stories include: Best UK fishing hotels you’ll fall for hook, line and sinker from Hampshire to Devon, Gold for Scotland in bank fishing championships, River Callan fish kill: Slurry leak blamed for pollution ‘disaster’ which has hit salmon and trout breeding, and more.

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Fishing News Roundup 120

Today’s stories include: Thousands of salmon escaped an Icelandic fish farm. The impact could be deadly, Anglers win right to prosecute Southern Water over diesel pollution in river, New members welcome for Bass Rock sea fishing winter league, Good bags of salmon and sea trout recorded as anglers turn to fly fishing on rivers, and more.

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Fishing News Roundup 119

A bit of an extended edition today, with apologies for missing yesterday, due to family business, and being out of range of WiFi or mobile signal. Today’s stories include: Another enjoyable day’s fishing for Newark Angling Club in Ayrshire, Bailiffs take on crackdown mission over illegal fishing on Stirling’s rivers, Lough Mask the perfect setting for national fly-fishing championship, Fly Fishing: A Complete Guide to the Most Fun and Frustrating Way to Catch Fish, and more.

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Fishing News Roundup 117

Today’s stories include: England’s third-largest reservoir is the perfect place to cool down during the heatwave with wild swimming, water sports, fishing and walks, Tawny owl and swan deaths prompt fishing litter warning, Fish rescued from Shropshire river after heatwave, and more.

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Fishing News Roundup 112

Today’s stories include: Atlantic bluefin tuna fishing is back in the UK after 60 years, but environmentalists fear it’s too soon, NHS Wales should get people hooked on fishing instead of popping pills, says top angler Hywel, and Elphicks Fisheries in Horsmonden, Kent, among best angling spots says Fishing Republic, and more.

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Fishing News Roundup 108

Today’s stories include: River Coquet producing excellent fishing after recent rain, Bracey claims KML Trophy after switch to Loch Calder, Stark warning for anglers as RSPCA warns British wildlife injured by old fishing gear skyrocketing and Ghost fishing heads to Shetland to tackle ‘nightmare nets’. Enjoy.

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Fishing News Roundup 107

Hello, and a warm welcome to this midweek newsletter. It’s another short one for your convenience. Please let us know what you think and let’s also have any ideas, comments, and fishing stories you might have. Let’s get on with it… Here’s today’s roundup All curated and shared material, copyright is owned by featured artists,…

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Fishing News Roundup 105

Hello and good morning, and welcome to our first-midweek newsletter. It’s short and sweet so as not to take up too much of your time. Please let us know what you think and let’s also have any ideas, comments, and fishing stories you might have. Let’s get on with it… Here’s today’s roundup All curated…

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Fishing News Roundup 104

Hello and good morning. Well, we are exactly two years old today. What started out as an experiment has managed to keep going for 104 issues of weekly fishing news, and we would like to say a huge “Thank You” to you personally, as well as other readers who have stayed the course over the…

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Fishing News Roundup 103

Hello and good morning to you. Here we go again, with this week’s fishing news. This week we’re celebrating with Conor McIlhone after landing a 39lb carp, we find out which are the 10 best fishing lakes in England and commiserate with Stenhouse fishery staff and customers as they prepare to close down the operation…

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Fishing News Roundup 102

Well, here we are again, I really don’t know where the weeks go! It is yet another weekly roundup of your fishing news. Hopefully, you already know about our current offers and discounts. However, at the risk of repeating things here’s the craic! Our Summer Sale will remain live right through to the end of…

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Fishing News Roundup 101

A very good morning to you. Thank you to everyone who took advantage of our June discount offer. There’s been such a good response that we’ve decided to keep the offer going right through the summer so, just to make things clear, the Summer Sale will remain live right through to the end of August.…

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Fishing News Roundup 100

Hello, and welcome to today’s weekly fishing news roundup. This is the 100th edition of the newsletter and we would like to thank all who have remained readers throughout the past 99 issues. Hopefully, you’ll stay with us for the next 100. To celebrate we have a special gift for 10 of you. For the…

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Fishing News Roundup 99

Hello again, a very good morning to you… and a happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. I’ll not hold you up with any pointless blather this morning, Let’s just get straight on with this week’s news. Here’s this week’s roundup All curated and shared material, copyright is owned by featured artists, photographers,…

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Fishing News Roundup 98

Good morning and welcome to this week’s edition of Fishing News Roundup. To kick things off this week we would like to remind you that we’re currently offering a 50% discount on all prints during the month of June. Yes, that’s all prints and artwork, plus FREE postage in the UK.

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Fishing News Roundup 97

Hello and good morning to you. Just a very quick memo before we get into this week’s news roundup. Our Summer Sale starts tomorrow! We are giving you 50% off all prints and greeting cards for the whole month of June. I’ll send out the discount code in a separate email tomorrow, stay tuned. Now,…

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Fantastic Phone Cases

Fantastic phone cases are now available if you’re an avid fishing aficionado who really wants to up your mobile phone profile with max style and also have a hand in creating a truly unique fishing product. We are pleased to announce another brand new Fishing Mugs’ innovation, the fishing fly phone case. Six top-quality phone…

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Fish Art Jenson Style

Fishing Art is Alive and Kicking Artists are amazing people. They just crack on with their creations and put them out into the world. Here’s a piece of art I came across today and it was so good I had to post it on the blog. It’s from digital artist Joel Jenson. If you like…

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So Special

What’s so special about our fishing mugs and fly artworks? One Simple Thing… We Care! Yes, it is a rare thing these days. It does seem that many companies take customers for granted and basically treat you as just a number! We do exactly the opposite. Every purchase you make with us is treated as…

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Yuji Wabe Fishing Fly Mugs

Yuji Wabe limited edition fishing fly mugs released today Today we are delighted to announce the release of a new limited edition fishing mug series from two salmon flies created by internationally renowned flytier, Yuji Wabe from Japan. Yuji’s expertise is recognised by salmon fly connoisseurs around the globe and his attention to detail and…

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FishPal Lockdown Winners Mug

We are delighted to offer the commemorative FishPal Lockdown Winners mug in recognition of the 2020 fly tying contest, featuring winning entries by Mike Reynolds, Ranald Hutton and Craig Duncan. VIEW IN STORE The covid-19 pandemic has been a real test of mettle for everyone, and although the disease is serious in nature there’s still…

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Father’s Day Fishing Knots

Fishing Knots Book and Mug Combo Offer We’re delighted to make available this brilliant Father’s Day offer in partnership with author Peter Owen. Peter’s pocket guide to fishing knots is an absolute must for every fisher. This compact reference guide includes clear, step-by-step drawings showing when and how to tie the knots every angler needs.…

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NHS Warrior Fishing Fly

Former art and design teacher Ranald Hutton has joined forces with the Fishing Mugs team to create a unique commemorative mug in honour of frontline health service workers. When the current Covid-19 pandemic shut down riverbanks around the UK, Ranald, who has been tying trout and salmon flies since the age of 11, used the…

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Durham Ranger Mugs

Durham Ranger fishing fly mugs are available in our online store today. The mid-1800s saw a rivalry on Scottish and English rivers spring up between the users of “drab” traditional English fishing fly patterns and the new colourful and “gaudy” Irish invaders. One of the main advocates of the new style of flies was the…

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Megan Boyd Helmsdale Shrimp

Megan Boyd “Helmsdale Shrimp” mugs are now available in our online store today. We’ve had a boatload of requests to design mugs that feature flies tied by the world-famous Megan Boyd, so that’s exactly what we’ve done and we’re starting with three unique designs. Megan Boyd is an absolute legend in the fly fishing world…

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