A fly angler has banked the biggest salmon seen on the River Tweed for years – a fish close to 50lb in weight.
Analysis for anglers of all kinds here on The Independent.
The big news from the specimen angling world is that a new British record bream has been caught at a weight of 22lb 12oz.
The Independent Angler: The fight against beavers, a new grayling record and Duncan Charman in session
Angling bosses are courting controversy by bidding to stop the spread of beavers from Scotland into England.
One of the biggest fishing matches anywhere in Europe, the 19th European Open Beach Championship, saw more than 900 anglers descend on the coastline between Bridlington and Spurn Point at the weekend for a £25,000 pot.
The Independent Angler: Cormorant petition, an Arctic fishing adventure and why size isn’t everything
Celebrities from the angling world have put their weight behind a petition to get the government to look more seriously at the damage cormorants are causing to inland fisheries.
The hunt is on for a new ‘Peter’ following a commission to produce a 21st century TV series based on the cartoon adventures so expertly drawn by the late Bernard Venables.
The Independent Angler: Opening up the Amazon, the oldest fly fishing club, Trevally sets world record
A British angler is opening up the gateway for anglers to fish with fly and lures for the record-breaking sport fish of the Amazon Rainforest.
Respected Midlands big fish angler Phil Smith has set a new barbel record for the River Anker with a mighty 15lb 4oz fish.
Kicking off a new weekly blog for anglers of all kind here on The Independent.
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