Top angler robbed by tackle-thieving ‘scum’

13 Nov

TOP specimen ace Matthew Fernandez suffered a horrible tackle theft during a fishing trip. And despite publicity for the case he is no closer to recovering his kit.

Matt Fernandez, seem in happier times with a giant tench, before the tackle theft near the River Itchen.
Matt Fernandez, seem in happier times with a giant tench, before the tackle theft near the River Itchen.

The 32-year-old was on his local River Itchen near Mansbridge, early in October, when scumbag thieves targeted his car. Matt …Continue reading »

Carp fishing giants Erics Angling Centre’s after-life revealed

12 Nov

AFTER weeks of speculation, it was confirmed what is happening to one of the biggest traders in the UK carp fishing tackle scene.

Sam Anderson, seen at a tackle show, has explained his plans after selling Erics Angling Centre to giant chain, Angling Direct.
Sam Anderson, seen at a tackle show, has explained his plans after selling Erics Angling Centre to giant chain, Angling Direct.

Erics Angling Centre was bought by Angling Direct for a cool £1.1 million. Now Erics Angling founder Sam Anderson plans …Continue reading »

Unexpected river giant caught from a boat

1 Nov

NICK BYWORTH thought he’d caught a massive chub hybrid, but then realised it was a cracking 7 lb 2 oz ide.

This giant ide was a shock catch on the River Medway. The captor told Angler's Mail all about it. Report your catches to us by email to: anglersmail@ti-media.com
This giant ide was a shock catch on the River Medway. The captor told Angler’s Mail all about it. Report your catches to us by email to: anglersmail@ti-media.com

The 38-year-old angler was boat fishing on Kent’s River Medway with nine-year-old daughter Scarlett. He hooked the specimen on a …Continue reading »