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    Dick Walker - The Legend

    Centenarian Dick Walker On Oak Apple day, May 29 1918 Mrs Elsie Walker gave birth to a son, his name was Richard Stuart Walker, affectionately known as Dick. Today Oak Apple Day 29th May 2018 Dick would have been a centenarian, without doubt the most charismatic angler born. Why not take out ten...
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    Mersey Basin Rivers Trust 25+ Mile Pollution Disaster River Irwell

    Mersey Basin Rivers Trust 25+ Mile Pollution Disaster River Irwell Its saddens us to report that a significant pollution event has taken place affecting the River Irwell in Greater Manchester.There has been a 15 mile total wipe out of river invertebrates (river bugs) from a point just south...
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    Lets all get out and pull some Himalayan Balsam

    Lets all get out and pull some Himalayan Balsam Now is the time of the year, when our services are needed on the river bank. Its this time of the year when we anglers need to get out on the river bank and pull up the horrid invasive weed Himalayan Balsam. You must not cut the weed, it needs...
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    ABF The Soldiers Charity

    On Friday18th November at the Tickled Trout Preston Junction 31 M6 commencing 7pm there will be a presentation of a cheque for the money raised at the River Ribble barbel fishing competition. There will also auction and raffle again for the ABF The Soldiers Charity. Its hoped to have a Leyland...
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    Barbel Anglers Sign Up for ABF The Soldiers Charity

    John Gleeson and John Monaghan have arranged a competition on the River Ribble for Saturday 24th September 2011 All the money raised going to the ABF The Soldiers Charity. The anglers will meet for the draw at 07-30 hrs behind the Shaw's Arms public house Walton Le Dale. The competition will be...
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    Minister Gives Green Light to Review of Cormorant Locensing

    The following is certainly good news, all anglers must be prepared to get out and photograph groups of cormorants as evidence they are about in numbers, also its time for action from angling clubs in applying for a licence to cull. Don't leave it to others. I get fed up with the moaners, now is...
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    At The Water's Edge

    At The Water's Edge programme on BBC Radio Lancashire Thursday 13th January 2011 at 19-05 hrs will have interviews with the late Richard Walker including Richard talking about his record carp. It can be heard for 7 days via the internet on this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/lancashire/programmes...
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