Category Archives: Fishing

The best places for going on outdoor pursuits in the UK

country pursuits around the UK

The UK is a fantastic country for outdoor pursuits, from shooting and riding to fishing, sailing and hiking. There is nothing better than being outdoors in the fresh air and enjoying an age-old sport with friends and family. Why not try to get outdoors more in 2017 and take the time to appreciate the great Continue Reading →

Plans unveiled to make Scotland the top destination for country sports

Scottish landscape to become top shooting destination

Plans have recently been unveiled by The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group to give country sporting tourism in Scotland a great boost with aims to secure it as a top destination for hunting, shooting and fishing activities.

Country pursuits become a more popular staple on primetime TV

Country pursuits and countryside becoming more popular on TV

Following the rise of Sunday night successes such as Countryfile, country pursuits on the small screen have been on the rise, paving the way for a new genre of television dubbed ‘slow TV’.

Could this be the best fly fishing rod ever made?

Try our fishing accessories with this graphene fishing rod

A world champion angler and an engineer who once worked on NASA space shuttles have teamed up to create what could be the greatest fishing rod ever made; the first fishing rod made using graphene.

Are you up to The Field’s Macnab Challenge?

Take on The Field’s Macnab Challenge – salmon fishing using our Dalby netted fishing bag

It’s time for the ultimate sporting challenge: The Field have once again announced that their Macnab Challenge will be open this year, in the window between August 12 and November 10 2016.

Preparing your lines and reels for the new fly fishing season

Preparing your lines and reels for the fly fishing season

With the 2016 fly fishing season now well underway, many of us will be jumping at the opportunity to cast our lines and see what catches await us. However, there is one important step you should take before returning to the water, which is ensuring that your line and reel are ready to go. It Continue Reading →

One Fly Festival returns with the one-night-only Fly Fishing Film Tour

River fly fishing with Fur Feather and Fin fishing bags

The popular fly fishing event, the One Fly Festival, is to return to the River Test in Hampshire with the addition of the one-night-only event the Fly Fishing Film Tour.

Salmon Fishing and Storm Frank

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Cast your mind back to December, when the end of the shooting season was looming and you were probably thinking about putting your gun away in favour of your rod and the start of the salmon season.

Instagrams show fly-fishing fun

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With the incessant rain we’ve ‘enjoyed’ recently finally having abated, the dry, still and cold conditions are perfect for fly-fishing. So that’s what many people have been doing, getting out and about in the crisp air and heading for the riverbanks of Britain. While many people think fly fishing closes for winter, many fisheries now Continue Reading →

Organisations bring food, farming and countryside to local classrooms.

A colour picture of two little girls exploring the outdoors.

The NFU has joined with other UK organisations to run school events across the country, marking the launch of a new educational website called ‘Countryside Classroom.’ The partnership aims to provide every school child with the opportunity to learn about food, farming and the countryside – using curriculum-relevant resources, across a wide range of teaching Continue Reading →