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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Be Ready for the Magical June 16th – A Guide to River Fishing Season in the UK

    Be Ready for the Magical June 16th – A Guide to River Fishing Season in the UK

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    Great news for those patient river anglers amongst us! The three months of the closed season for coarse river fishing is coming to an end and so the time is near for the new river season to begin! For those new to angling or not sure why we have a

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  7. 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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  8. Get Into Fishing - FREE Whip Kit Offer

    Get Into Fishing - FREE Whip Kit Offer

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    Angling Direct's free whip kit offer is back! Last year Angling Direct gave away 8,248 free whip kits! That’s a lot of new anglers out on the bank, most likely beside or following in the footsteps of an older family member and it’s that

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  9. Dave Coster's How To- Change Float Tip Colours FAST

    Dave Coster's How To- Change Float Tip Colours FAST

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    With a low winter sun it can be tricky to see your pole float antenna, especially when the light changes so dramatically and quickly at this time of the year. A speedy way of altering hard to see float tips, when fishing against a backdrop of white

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  10. Arezue Wright- Go Long or Go Home

    Arezue Wright- Go Long or Go Home

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    It is very rare these days that I come across another angler using a longshank hook. Quite simply the longshank has long been forgotten, fallen out of favour and being replaced by more fashionable but not necessarily better alternatives.However, just

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