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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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