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  1. Fishing in the Perfect Storm – How fishing WON 2020

    Fishing in the Perfect Storm – How fishing WON 2020

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    2020 was a tough year, a year of unprecedented firsts and unexplored territory. The global pandemic has created a new reality for us all, in the UK, we were confined to our homes for the best part of 3 months at the start of 2020, which for us

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  2. What Anglers Can and Cannot Do in the Third National Lockdown

    What Anglers Can and Cannot Do in the Third National Lockdown

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    Although we celebrate that fishing is allowed during the lockdown, there are some restrictions to keep in mind before heading to the bank so that you can keep yourself and others as safe as possible. If you are wondering what we are allowed to do in

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  3. 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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  4. Angling Direct Leicester Store - Coming Soon

    Angling Direct Leicester Store - Coming Soon

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    There’s something new coming to Leicester… People of Leicester, we, here at Angling Direct are pleased to be able to tell you that, in the very near future (Saturday 26th September), the AD Leicester store will open its doors, bringing quality

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  5. Catching Catfish – A Guide to Catfishing in the UK

    Catching Catfish – A Guide to Catfishing in the UK

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    The catfish or sometimes known, Silurus glanis, is the largest freshwater fish within the UK and probably also within most of Europe’s freshwaters. According to the Canal & River Trust, this large and powerful fish can reach weights up to

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  6. International Friendship Day - Take a Friend Fishing

    International Friendship Day - Take a Friend Fishing

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    The 30th of July (today) is International Friendship Day and us anglers know that sharing the bankside with your friends makes for some great memories, especially when you land a great catch! To celebrate International Friendship Day, we thought we

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  7. National Marine Week – Top 5 Sea Fishing Tips

    National Marine Week – Top 5 Sea Fishing Tips

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    With the sun shining and the family likely wanting to head to the beach, why not make the most of a visit to the coastline and bring those sea fishing rods along! Sea fishing is probably the most accessible; it's usually totally free around our

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  8. National Fishing Month - Free Whip Kits in Angling Direct Stores

    National Fishing Month - Free Whip Kits in Angling Direct Stores

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    The 26th of July marks the start of National Fishing Month and we could not be more excited to see more anglers join the sport! National Fishing Month offers unique opportunities for the protection and promotion of angling, encouraging those that

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  9. 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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  10. The Health Benefits of Angling - Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

    The Health Benefits of Angling - Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

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    Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK and this year's theme is kindness. With the week running from 18th to the 24th of May, the focus on kindness is a response to the coronavirus outbreak, which is having a big impact

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