Pier Pressure

Doesn't time fly? It’s now a year since Fishing for Life, the National Angling Strategy was launched by the former Fisheries Minister, Richard Benyon. Just to remind you, the strategy aims to get more people fishing, more often, and to bring angling right into the heart of communities.  One of the ways of achieving this … Continue reading Pier Pressure


Andrews Of Arcadia

John Andrews' vintage fishing tackle stall at London's Spitalfields Market harks back to my grandfather’s era, and before, with a range of coarse, game and sea angling items from an age of cane, brass and oiled leather; a welcome antidote to today's world of carbon fibre, fluorocarbon and neoprene. The pick of the items when I … Continue reading Andrews Of Arcadia

Fish Fighters March To Parliament

Marine environmental campaigners called on the government this morning to introduce 127 marine conservation zones at a rally outside the Houses of Parliament. Despite a bitterly cold morning in central London around 2,000 people, led by celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, marched across Westminster Bridge as part of the Fish Fight campaign which is putting pressure … Continue reading Fish Fighters March To Parliament