Fishing for Votes?

They might not always do what we want them to do but it's heartening to see our MPs getting down and dirty on the riverbank. Former Parliamentarian, Martin Salter, describes a pleasant day out in Berkshire with friends.... Full story

Hook a Great Bargain at Sportfish!

Those nice people in Winforton, Hereford, are currently having a...

May 2015 reviewed: Tony Gibson goes crucian fishing

The month of May was all about Bank Holidays, catching...

Whales sculpture highlights threat of plastic pollution to oceans

A sculpture of two life size whales made from willow...

Preston Innovations England World Feeder Team Win Gold

Preston Innovations World England Feeder team has been crowned World...

Murder in the Fens: Fact or Fiction? Part 2

This is the second instalment of a short story. Whether...

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New! Cartoon Caption Competition!

A fresh cartoon from the editor's own fair hand will appear most days for 3 months. Some will be real head-scratchers but others will immediately bear the fruit of FM readers' chuckle-cells.... Full story

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Fishing for Votes?

They might not always do what we want them to do but it's heartening to see our MPs getting down and dirty on the riverbank. Former Parliamentarian, Martin Salter, describes a pleasant day out in Berkshire with friends.... Full story

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Just HOW long is 'shelf-life'?

Chris Wilson (AKA 'Laguna') gives us the benefit of his knowledge and expertise in the field of bait ingredients... Full story

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Hook a Great Bargain at Sportfish!

Those nice people in Winforton, Hereford, are currently having a CLEARANCE SALE of selected coarse fishing tackle items offering 35% discount and FREE POSTAGE UK mainland.... Full story

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Great value offer from Sportfish

School holidays just seem to go on forever and keeping the kids active and entertained throughout the duration can be challenging enough, without everything else us parents are expected to do!... Full story

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Angler's Mail this week...94lb catfish on barbel gear!

Read all about this momentous catch in the Mail which also includes a FREE 1-day rod licence (worth £3.75) to take a friend fishing this week.... Full story

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Revenge!!

I’d have been around fourteen or fifteen years old at the time of one particular night session that saw me return home, on my bike, winding and bumping my way across the reclaimed land that separated the club lakes from the housing estate. ... Full story

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May 2015 reviewed: Tony Gibson goes crucian fishing

The month of May was all about Bank Holidays, catching up, spending time with my girlfriend and family and fishing for crucian carp.... Full story

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Steve Pope and Guests

My first outing of this new season was a bit of an anti-climax, though these days the Teme isn't the easiest of rivers for barbel, but it's certainly one of the most scenic. Steve was my guest, a fellow Springsteen nut and a man from the East End of London who now lives in Sheffield. We had lots in common apart from fishing. He also knew his stuff when it came to barbel fishing but he'd never fished the Teme: catching was going to be important but it was not the primary driver.... Full story

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Whales sculpture highlights threat of plastic pollution to oceans

A sculpture of two life size whales made from willow and 70,000 plastic bottles has been unveiled in Bristol to mark the city's status as the UK's first European Green Capital.... Full story

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Preston Innovations England World Feeder Team Win Gold

Preston Innovations World England Feeder team has been crowned World Champions for the second consecutive year after finishing half a point ahead of nearest rivals France.... Full story

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Fish ‘n’ frolics come to Shipston

THERE will be fishing fun for youngsters and many attractions for the whole family to enjoy at a three-day fishing festival in Shipston later this month.... Full story

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Murder in the Fens? Fact or Fiction? Part 3

This is the concluding part of a story which could well be true...but you can be the judge.... Full story

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Angling Trust RiverFest Qualifier –River Trent (Newark Dyke)

The Angling Trust RiverFest fourth qualifier for 2015 took place on the River Trent on the Newark Dyke and East Stoke on Sunday 12th July with 60 fishing. The river was low and clear with weather conditions of showers and wind with the venue fishing hard on the day.... Full story

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Angler's Mail, 14th July 2015

THERE’S a free 1-day rod licence voucher to Take A Friend Fishing in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine – plus great money-saving offers on day tickets. And free entry to Fish’O’Mania! WIN! Middy 3GS rods can be won this week in Angler’s Mail. NEW! Top Tips series – this week it’s Phil Smith helping you catch barbel.... Full story

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Singapore's waste disposal needs get a boost: why can't Britain think 'outside the box' too?

Here's a report from Channel NewsAsia showing how Singapore deals with its waste-disposal. Certainly, it costs a fair bit to create the in-sea lagoon, but what price the environment? On top of that, it creates valuable land to build upon after just 25 years or so. ... Full story

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More excellent news: Bristol man, Roberto Cuenca, done for fly-tipping.

'Man with a Van', Roberto Cuenca, of Coldharbour Road, Redland, Bristol has been nabbed and prosecuted for making his own personal contribution to the despoliation of our wonderful Planet Earth.... Full story

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Mid-July Photo-Caption Competition!

At first glance there's not much to say - but the more you think about it.... Come on, gents and ladies...thinking-caps on! (but puh-leeze! don't invoke the censor's button!)... Full story

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