Giant river roach defies otters to delight angler

29 Mar

MIKE MORTIMORE thinks this 2 lb 14 oz roach might have gone over 3 lb but it had recently been attacked by an otter… and luckily escaped.

Mike displays his jumbo river roach that defied an otter attack.
Mike displays his jumbo river roach that defied an otter attack.

The 53-year-old, from Ringwood, tempted the jumbo river roach from his local Hampshire Avon. The famous southern angling venue has …Continue reading »

Mackerel crisis affects sea fishing – and could it hit pike fans too?

29 Mar

MACKEREL have just lost their ‘sustainable’ eating label, raising the alarm for sea and pike anglers… who are not to blame for the problem of low stocks.

Mackerel stocks are in real danger, according to the MSC.
Mackerel stocks are in real danger, according to the MSC.

Once promoted by green campaigners like Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall as an alternative to endangered cod and haddock, British mackerel has been …Continue reading »

The Louvre pyramid that shocked Paris turns 30

29 Mar

When the Louvre’s new entrance – a glass pyramid – was first unveiled 30 years ago, many in France were shocked by its revolutionary design. But “la pyramide” has been key to making the Louvre the most-visited museum in the world.

The Fish Society Guide to Crab

29 Mar

The Fish Society guide to our crab range Species we offer ££££ King crab: The most luxurious crab from our range! The king crab’s reputation precedes itself globally. Our king crab is fished in Alaska and Norway and shipped to us frozen. One full leg will serve one person. A whole large cluster (1200g+) would serve 4 people …

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