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  1. Autumn Carp Fishing in France - with Ade Kiddell

    Autumn Carp Fishing in France - with Ade Kiddell

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    Just a few weeks ago I was writing my last blog and it was over 30 degrees C, a typical end of a summers day, here in France.  We have now suddenly jumped into Autumn with colder nights and wet and windy days, however, I must admit Autumn is a

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  2. New King of Holme Fen Fishery – 75lbs 2oz Carp Caught in Cambridgeshire

    New King of Holme Fen Fishery – 75lbs 2oz Carp Caught in Cambridgeshire

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    As reported from ...      A celebration is in order for England international, Wayne Mansford who on 12th October 2020 banked a giant carp, that weighs more than the current British record.  After a session fishing at Meadows

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  3. Phil Spinks and the Giant Catfish

    Phil Spinks and the Giant Catfish

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    When Angling Direct tasked me with filming a video promoting the Shimano ST RB Baitrunner reels, I grabbed the 10-foot 3lb test curve Advanta carp rods and headed for the bank with videographer, Chris Ansell.   I was confident I would catch a

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  4. Best Rivers to Fish in the World - with Ade Kiddell

    Best Rivers to Fish in the World - with Ade Kiddell

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    To celebrate World Rivers Day which annually falls on the fourth Sunday of September, I have gathered some facts about my personal top three favourite rivers that I have fished. Rivers are great for many disciplines from carp to catfish to trout! 1

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  5. Summertime Angling – With Ade Kiddell

    Summertime Angling – With Ade Kiddell

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    This year has been a strange one for all of us, I am not sure life will ever be the same again after the upheavals of the last few months. Hopefully, we can return to as normal a life as possible as soon as is possible. I think we have all suffered

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  6. The Best Fishing Venues in Norfolk - Norfolk Day

    The Best Fishing Venues in Norfolk - Norfolk Day

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    To celebrate Norfolk Day, Angling Direct have devised a list of the best fishing venues in Norfolk. We thought that our expertise of the Norfolk fishing scene would be particularly handy this year, with the county coming to terms with limited

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  7. River Fishing in France & the Netherlands – With Ade Kiddell

    River Fishing in France & the Netherlands – With Ade Kiddell

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    With the river season well underway it looks like plenty of fish are being caught and the encouraging signs that lots of new anglers. It's great to see families going fishing together, especially around the beginning of National Fishing Month.

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  8. Native Wels Catfish in UK waters - with Martyn Page

    Native Wels Catfish in UK waters - with Martyn Page

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    Angling Direct's very own Executive Chairman, Martyn Page, has recently had a great catch of large catfish over at Homersfield Lake, and we, here at Team AD wants to congratulate him on such an impressive session! The 35-acre lake of Homersfield

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  9. River Carp Fishing for an Angling Tribute – With Ade Kiddell

    River Carp Fishing for an Angling Tribute – With Ade Kiddell

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    I, unfortunately, must open this blog on a very sad note as my brother-in-law, Ben has sadly passed away after a long battle with the Coronavirus. Ben spent 8 weeks in intensive care but just could not fight off the damaging effects. I considered Ben

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  10. Fishing Under New Lockdown Rules - with Ade Kiddell

    Fishing Under New Lockdown Rules - with Ade Kiddell

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    The last few blogs from me have been all about the lockdown and things we can do whilst unable to get out fishing, so with the lifted restrictions on our favourite pass time, let’s make this one all about getting out there for some fishing. Out

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