general new and reports
12 Nov 2014

Shock Licensing Proposals in Italy

Anglers in Italy have expressed their dismay at proposals before the Italian Parliament to implement a licensing scheme covering recreational sea anglers.  The Bill suggests that shore anglers will have to pay €20 per annum with boat anglers being hit

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general new and reports
25 Oct 2013

World Shore Championships 2013

From day one Spain made it clear that they would be the ones to watch in the men's section of the World Shore Championships held this week in Torremolinos, Spain. The hosts finished on top of the rankings on each

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general new and reports
24 May 2012

Going Dutch – May 2012

The last few weeks we have been catching a lot of dabs and small bass from the beaches in Zeeland. In the Delta where the water flows very fast a number of garfish are being caught using light tackle or

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general new and reports
15 Sep 2011

Cutbait Herring Strike Again

Dusseldorf based guide Julius Drewes, from Travel2Fish is having excellent results with the Cutbait Herring lures when fishing in the Tromsoe area of Norway just now. The Savage Gear lures have been attracting massive coalfish including with several fish over

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general new and reports
13 Sep 2011

Incredible Halibut Catch

Swedish tackle shop Sportfiskegiganten (Angling Giant) headed off to Havøysund in Norway with a group of clients last week. The 32 anglers had an amazing time landing 312 halibut between them. They had 12 ‘but over 147 cm and the

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general new and reports
07 Sep 2011

Croatian Tuna Hunt

Rasmus Ovesen, Marketing coordinator for Svendsen Sport reports that tuna fishing has been red hot in Croatia lately, and that they have had a couple of their guys down there testing these fierce fish for strength and fight power. Okuma

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general new and reports
01 Dec 2009

Icelandic Days – December 2009

Steve Mason of Icelandic Fishing Adventures had a couple of UK visiting anglers last week. The South Sheilds pair of Terry Woods and Joe MacDonald enjoyed some excellent shore sport. Joe fished with a Century Tip Tornado while Terry favoured

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general new and reports
03 Nov 2009

Icelandic Days October 2009

Reykjavik based sea angling guide Steve Mason from Icelandic Fishing Adventures decided to take advantage of the excellent October weather and hit a local shore mark with regular companion Nick Sparkes. An hours stop at the beach saw a couple

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general new and reports
25 Aug 2009

Giant Icelandic Cod

The chairman of the EFSA Iceland section, Skarphéðinn Ásbjörnsson, and his wife Lina were fishing last week from the port of Dalvik in northern Iceland. For the first couple of hours the fishing was steady but not spectacular when they

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general new and reports
07 Aug 2009

Massive Lofoten Halibut Breaks Record

Bosse Carlsson, along with fishing buddy Hans-Olov Nilsson took a beast of a halibut – on rod and line from Helnessund in Steigen. Fishing from a five-metre long open boat the two mates were on a cod hunt when the

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