Green Party and angling: what is the truth?

16 Jun

THE growing influence of the Green Party as reflected in their recent gains in the English local council and European Parliamentary elections has heightened concerns about their attitude to angling.

Angler's Mail fan Ron Brooke is amongst the UK anglers concerned about the Green Party's views on angling.
Angler’s Mail fan Ron Brooke is amongst the UK anglers concerned about the Green Party’s views on angling.

The Green Party increased their share of the European vote to 12.1 per cent, an increase of 4.2 per cent, …Continue reading »

Float fishing tactics with a basic quill brings the A-Team carp

14 Jun

DANNY TAYLOR celebrated the impending birth of his son by grabbing a few hours fishing and took this stunning 42 lb 6 oz common on simple float tactics.

Danny Taylor's latest 42 lb common carp caught on simple float fishing tactics.
Danny Taylor’s latest 42 lb common carp caught on simple float fishing tactics.

The 39-year-old from Hampshire keeps things very simple. He doesn’t even use a shop-bought float with his float fishing tactics. …Continue reading »

Carl and Alex video channel star catches giant PB perch… but pal boats 7 lb monster!

10 Jun

POPULAR video-maker Alex Smith was thrilled to catch a PB perch of 5 lb 4 oz – but pal Luc Coppens eclipsed that stunner with this 7 lb leviathan (pictured below).

This 7 lb perch by lure ace Luc Coppens was captured on video for the Carl & Alex Fishing channel.

The 20-year-old younger brother of  ‘Carl and Alex Fishing’ channel fame, couldn’t believe how many big perch he and Luc …Continue reading »