Fishing Republic, the giant UK tackle chain, saved by Go Outdoors

18 Jan

FISHING REPUBLIC, the ailing retail tackle firm, has been saved from closure by Go Outdoors, the holding company of giant high street sports chain JD Sports.

Fishing Republic made waves when it joined the London Stock Exchange... but hit the rocks late last year.
Fishing Republic made waves when it joined the London Stock Exchange… but hit the rocks late last year.

Fishing Republic is understood to have outbid interested other noted large tackle companies, by guaranteeing the continuation of all existing …Continue reading »

Fish stocking is part of wider efforts to revive English rivers

15 Jan

A FISH stocking on one of Britain’s best barbel rivers could be key to improving angling action in the future.

Fish stocking projects are benefiting from the work at Calverton. Here Rowley DAS officials visit the famous Nottinghamshire fish farm to check on the barbel that have boosted the River Severn.
Fish stocking projects are benefiting from the work at Calverton. Here Rowley DAS officials visit the famous Nottinghamshire fish farm to check on the barbel that have boosted the River Severn.

Some 250 barbel went into a Rowley DAS stretch of the River Severn at Coalport in Shropshire. The introduction of …Continue reading »