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Court victory will help protect rivers and wetlands

The Angling Trust, Fish Legal and WWF-UK have secured a major step forward for the protection of England's most important rivers and wetlands.

At a Judicial Review in the High Court, the three organisations claimed ministerial involvement had stifled action to address harmful pollution from farms - despite the Government legally committing to ensuring that the 44 protected freshwater sites were healthy by 2015.

The High Court judge recognised the need for urgent action to protect these sites and the wildlife that lives there. As a result of the legal victory, the Government must evaluate the use of mandatory Water Protection Zones alongside voluntary steps by farmers, which have so far failed to protect these vulnerable places from farm pollution.

The judge in the case, Sir Andrew Collins, said it was: "obviously of the greater importance" that proper measures were taken as soon as possible to meet the obligations of the Water Framework Directive.

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Alan Clough with his 4lb 4oz Andy's Lake perchAlan lands 4lb-plus Andy's Lake stripey

Winter is traditionally regarded as the best time to go for perch, but Hereford angler Alan Clough got off to an early start when he caught this cracking 4lb 4oz Andy's Lake perch during the last weekend of October... and not on a traditional predator bait.

Alan, who works as an aircraft antenna production manager, was fishing Andy's Lake for carp and packed a cage feeder with this year's ground up spare pellets on 8lb mainline to a 12" hair rig and Size 14 hook baited with two grains of sweetcorn.

His reaction on catching the fish was simply: "Greedy perch!".

Prototype boilie lands unknown specimen for 'Batman' Mick

'Batman' Mick  with his unknown Fisherwick Lakes fishMick Smith - known to his friends as Batman because he wears shorts over his trousers and has Batman stickers all over his car - caught a specimen Fisherwick Lakes never knew they had when he took this 26lb 5oz ghost common whilst fishing the venue's Specimen Lake.

The fish, believed to be a descendant of a bull-nose common the fishery had for many years, was caught one afternoon at the end of October on a prototype tandoori flavoured boilie which Mick was testing for by Phil at Misty baits.

Mike is pictured above with his catch and Fisherwick Lakes manager Peter Jackson - himself doing a superb impression of a Batman villain.

It is with sadness that we have to report the passing away of Anchor Meadow owner Ken Fisher following a short illness. The fishery is currently being run on a day-to-day basis by Ken's wife Margaret and son Anton, although visiting anglers are asked to call at the bungalow to obtain their tickets before driving down to the river and setting up.

Recent additions - two well established new fisheries

Small but perfectly formed is a good way to describe Wild Oak Fishery. Set in the Staffordshire countryside outside Coven near Wolverhampton, Wild Oak (right) is stocked with a good mix of fish including common and mirror carp which are known to run to 26lbs with a decent smattering of 20s; a good head of crucians to about 2lbs; tench to a similar size; bream to 1lb 8oz with a few larger specimens and roach, rudd and even dace. With a mix of open water, bays, islands and sheltered channels this is a lovely varied venue where you can't help but catch.

Another long established pool which only opened for day ticket angling at the beginning of the month is Leicestershire's Little Fishery Farm (left). Used as a stock pond for the original waters at nearby Peatling Pools Fishery, it is crammed with fish including common and mirror carp, tench, perch and roach. Because of the large number of fish in the pool it is an great spot for catching a lot of fish quickly and is ideal for a 'dads and lads' session or a family day out. An added attraction is that the farm breeds Alpacas, chickens, ducks and even pigs - so offers more than just the fishing.

Jay lands Bluebell's 'Dave' at 53lb 12oz

Jay Mills with Dave Cheshire angler Jay Mills has banked one of the largest day-ticket carp in the country after tempting Bluebell Lakes' 'Dave' at 53lb 12oz with a small cube of luncheon meat fished on a size 10 hook in a small PVA bag of freebies.

Jay made a conscious effort to go back to basics during his session on Swan Lake at the Northamptonshire complex and in addition took other fish including a 23lb 6oz mirror and a 30lb ghostie.

In a report in 'Angling Times' he said: "It was a dream come true. It was real back-to-basics stuff, which I love. I kept hearing Dave would come out on small hooks and small baits so I used size 10s and small cubes of luncheon meat."

The 37-year-old Bluebell regular has had fish to 46lb from the complex before and baited with particles and crushed boilies for two days before taking the fish on day three. He told 'Angling Times': "I could see they had moved in and I was getting liners so I was expecting something to happen, but I didn't think I'd catch that fish. The fight was a typical big-fish fight and it did most of its scrapping under the rod tip."

Pete joins Broad acres and sets to work

Pete Rice on one of the new pegs at Broad Acres FisheryPete Rice, the former manager at Tunnel Barn Farm for 18 years where he helped the venue grow from four pools to its current nine, has joined Broad Acres and set about making improvements to the fishery.

Pete has already built 40 new timber and slab pegs on Main Lake (left) and a further 30 on Bill's Pool and is currently improving the pegs on Charlies in a way which will keep the surroundings as natural as possible to retain its current character.

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Team England win Betway Fish'O'mania

Team England, comprised of Will Raison and Des Shipp, sustained their dominance in the 2014 Betway sponsored Fish'o'mania international event, earning a £10,000 payout from the UK sports betting company. The England duo quickly took the lead with a four kilos advantage at the half hour interval and had extended the lead to 11 kilos come the two hour weigh in. They upheld their lead for the best part of the middle of the match, extending it even further in the final stages to draw 14.870kgs away from their nearest competitor Holland.

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Pendock Sleeping Pods
Sleeping Pods for fisheries or home

Pendock Pods (left) are ideal for fishery owners looking to provide their anglers with a cost-effective alternative to anglers' own bivvies or more expensive log cabins, whilst the company's attractively designed Hobbit Pod is idea for use as children's playhouse or retreat in gardens, campsites and pub play areas. Follow this link to find out more about Pendock Pods.

Latest updates

Andy's Lake - Herefordshire Three Island Lake - Beds
Peatling Pools - Leics
Peatling Match Lakes - Leics
Lakeside Fishery - Leics
Hamstall Fishery - Staffs
Alvechurch - West Midlands
Willow Farm Fishery - Worcs New Farm Fishery - Cheshire
Hillview Lakes - Gloucs
Weston Lawns - Warwks
River Arrow (Studley AS)
Hopsford Hall - Warwickshire
Kingsbury Water Park - Warks
Three Island - Beds
Coppice Lane Pools - Staffs
Pridewood Hops - Hereford
Broad Acres - Worcs
News bites...

Staffordshire's Pipehill Fisheries is to stop match fishing in 2016 and become a pleasure only venue.

Anglers intending to fish Anchor Meadow are being requested to call at the bungalow to obtain their tickets before driving down to the river and setting up.

Staffordshire's Hamstall Pleasure Fishery has reduced the price of day tickets on its general pleasure pools to £5.00 for adults and £4.00 for OAP/junior and disabled anglers between October 1, 2015 and May 1, 2016.

Worcestershire's Furnace Mill Fishery has introduced night fishing at the venue. Available by prior arrangement only, costs are £20.00 for 24 hours, £30.00 for 36 hours and £35.00 for 48 hours. Anglers are permitted to use two rods.

Cranbrook and Distruct AC

Cranbrook and District Angling Club has become the first angling club in Kent to attain the prestigious Angling Trust Clubmark Accreditation in recognition of those clubs that provide a quality and safe environment to its youth members.

CADAC Secretary Tim Wood said he was certain the Clubmark accreditation would encourage more people to take part in angling and be reassured that the club they are joining is well managed, safe and has a structured plan to develop angling at all levels.

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With over 100 featured fisheries and more in the pipeline it is no longer becoming practical simply to list them all in alphabetical order.

As a result, we have introduced this searchable map which will take you to a sub-index of fisheries in each specific region of the UK.

To find a list of fisheries listed just move your cursor over the relevant area of the UK and click to follow the link. At the bottom of each sub-index you will find a link which will bring you back to our homepage.

Below are links to over 100 day-ticket, pleasure, match and holiday coarse and game angling venues which offer fishing on over 450 different lakes, pools and stretches of river. Because anglers like to see as well as read about waters they may want to fish, the site is photo-intensive. We have tried to keep picture file sizes reasonably small without detracting from their quality.

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Links to fisheries in England and Wales

A12 Cuton Lakes - Essex
Alcott Farm - Worcestershire
Alvechurch Fisheries - West Midlands
Anchor Meadow - Warwks Avon
Andy's Fishing Lake - Herefordshire
Angel of the North - Co. Durham
Arrow Valley Lake - West Midlands
Astwood Fishery - Worcestershire
Avington Trout Fishery - Hampshire
Baden Hall - Eccleshall, Staffs
Beaver Fishery - Surrey
Birch House Lakes - Derbyshire
Blake Hall Fisheries - Staffs
Bluebell Lakes - Northants
Blythe Waters - West Midlands
Boddington Reservoir - Northants
Boyce Holiday Park - Worcs
Brickhill Farm Fishery - Northants
Broad Acres Fishery - Worcs
Bury Hill Fisheries - Surrey
Butlers Hill - Warks/Oxon
Chester Lakes Fishery - Cheshire
Chequered Lake - Shropshire
Chorley Springs - Staffordshire
Clattercote Reservoir - Oxfordshire
Cob House Fisheries - Worcs
Coombe Pool - West Midlands
Coppice Lane Pools - Staffs
Cottington Lakes - Kent
Drayton Reservoir - Northamptonshire
Earlswood Lakes - West Midlands
Evesbatch Fisheries - Herefordshire
Fennes Fisheries - Essex
Fisherwick Lakes - Staffordshire
Furnace Lakes - West Sussex
Furnace Mill - Worcestershire
Ginger Hill - South Wales
Hampton Springs Fishery - Cheshire
Hamstall Pleasure Fishery - Staffs
Hawford Bridge Fishery - Worcs
Heyford Fishery - Northamptonshire
Hillview Lakes - Gloucestershire
Hopsford Hall - Warwickshire
Jersey Wood Fishery - Warwickshire
Kingfisher Lakes - Norfolk
Kingfisher Trout Lake - Hereford
Kingston Fishing Pools - Warwickshire
Kingsbury Water Park - Warwickshire
Lakeside Fishery - Leicestershire
Lanny's Lagoon - Warwickshire
Little Fishery Farm - Leicestershire
Little Pit Fishery - Leicestershire
Llandyfan Fishing Park - South Wales
Lower Broadheath - Worcestershire
Meadowlands - West Midlands
Mill Farm Fishery - West Sussex
Milton Pools - Oxfordshire
Modder Pool - West Midlands
Monk Lakes - Kent
Naseby Reservoir - Northamptonshire
New Farm Fishery - Cheshire
Nine Oaks Angling Centre - Wales
Oakham Farm - Warwickshire
Oham Lakes - Lincolnshire
Packington Somers - West Midlands
Passies Ponds - West Sussex
Patshull Park - Shropshire
Peatling Pools - Leicestershire
Peatling Match Lakes - Leics
Pipehill Fisheries - Staffordshire
Pixley Pools - Herefordshire
Pool House Farm - Staffordshire
Pridewood Hops - Herefordshire
Redbank Pools - Herefordshire
The Riddings - Warwickshire
River Arrow (Studley AS) - Warwks
Rookley Country Park - Isle of Wight
Ryton Pool - West Midlands
Seven Meadows - Warwickshire Avon
Snowland Fisheries - Cornwall
Spring Rock Fishery - mid Wales
Springwood Fishery - Kent
Stockton Reservoir - Warwickshire
Stone End Farm - Gloucestershire
Stones Fishery - Kent
Sumners Ponds - West Sussex
Temple Farm - Leicestershire
Three Island Lake - Bedfordshire
Tring Reservoirs - Hertfordshire
Twyford Farm - Worcestershire
Watersmeet - Gloucestershire
Weston Lawns - Warwickshire
Whetstone Gorse - Leicestershire
White Springs Lakes - South Wales
Wild Oak Fishery - Staffordshire
Wildmoor Waters - Gloucestershire
Willesley Lake - Leicestershire
Willow Farm Fishery - Worcestershire
Woodlands Fishery - Lincolnshire
Woods Farm - West Midlands

Match-only venues

Peatling Match Lakes - Leicestershire
Flight Match Lake - West Midlands

Venues which offer Trout Fishing

Avington Trout Fishery - Hampshire
Fisherwick Lakes - Staffordshire
Ginger Hill - South Wales
Kingfisher Trout Lake - Herefordshire
Nine Oaks Fishery - West Wales
Patshull Park - Shropshire

Angling holidays, breaks and accommodation
Details of British Rod-caught Record Fish

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