Charles Jardine’s Wessex Water Challenge blog: We did it!!

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Last weekend Fishing for Schools founder and director Charles Jardine completed his most extreme challenge to date, raising more than £10,000 for the charity. Charles and his running partner Richard Davis ran between three Wessex Water fisheries – a distance equivalent to two marathons, all within 24 hours. In his final blog, Charles tells us…

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Countryside Alliance objects to mandatory catch and release policy for salmon

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The Countryside Alliance has raised concerns about the Environment Agency’s proposal to introduce a mandatory catch and release policy for salmon fishing in some rivers in England. The proposal is part of a series of measures being consulted on by the Environment Agency with the aim of increasing salmon stocks, which in many parts of…

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Fishing for Schools founder completes 24hr running and fishing marathon for the charity

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Fishing for Schools founder Charles Jardine completed his marathon Wessex Water Challenge on Sunday 8 April, to raise around £10,000 for Fishing for Schools and its sister charity Casting for Recovery. Charles, 65, of Downton, Wiltshire, ran the equivalent of two marathons between three Wessex Water Reservoirs, catching a trout at each – all within…

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Charles Jardine’s Wessex Water Challenge training blog: Final blog – When it’s all over I intend to drown in Champagne!

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Charles Jardine, the founder and director of the Fishing for Schools initiative, undertakes his greatest challenge yet, on 7th/8th April – the #WessexWaterChallenge. This 24-hour event will see 65-year-old Charles fish at three Wessex Water Reservoirs and run the 60 miles between them, all in the space of a day. You can sponsor him here So here…

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Wessex Water Challenge: Charles Jardine’s training blog – Week five – I’m nervous yet excited at the same time!

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Charles Jardine, the founder and director of the Fishing for Schools initiative, undertakes his greatest challenge yet, on 7th/8th April – the #WessexWaterChallenge. This 24-hour event will see 65-year-old Charles fish at three Wessex Water Reservoirs and run the 60 miles between them, all in the space of a day. You can sponsor him here There are…

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Wessex Water Challenge: Charles Jardine’s training blog – Week three – The Beast from the East beasts me!

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Charles Jardine, the founder and director of the Fishing for Schools initiative, undertakes his greatest challenge yet, on 7th/8th April – the #WessexWaterChallenge. This 24-hour event will see 65-year-old Charles fish at three Wessex Water Reservoirs and run the 60 miles between them, all in the space of a day. You can sponsor him here The arrival…

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Fishing for Schools tip of the month for young anglers: March – spring is round the corner!

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It’s March and time for our fly fishing expert Bob Goble to tell what we need to bear in mind this month. Although it seems to have been a very long, cold and wet winter for us as humans, the rivers and lakes have welcomed the long drink, have been refreshed and are filling up…

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Date change for Charles Jardine’s Wessex Water Challenge

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Fishing for Schools founder and director Charles Jardine has changed the date of his fundraising Wessex Water Challenge to 7 and 8 April because of weather concerns. Charles will fish for trout at three Wessex Water fisheries, running the 60 miles between venues, all in 24 hours, in aid of Fishing for Schools and Casting…

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Wessex Water Challenge: Charles Jardine’s training blog – Week two – A press launch, a UK record and a death wish!

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Charles Jardine, the founder and director of the Fishing for Schools initiative, undertakes his greatest challenge yet, on 7th/8th April – the #WessexWaterChallenge. This 24-hour event will see 65-year-old Charles fish at three Wessex Water Reservoirs and run the 60 miles between them, all in the space of a day. You can sponsor him here On Wednesday…

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Wessex Water Challenge: Charles Jardine’s training blog – “It’s brutal but really toughens you up!”

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Charles Jardine, the founder and director of the Fishing for Schools initiative, undertakes his greatest challenge yet on 7/8th April – the #WessexWaterChallenge. This 24-hour event will see 65-year-old Charles fish for trout at three Wessex Water Reservoirs and run the 60 miles between them, all in the space of a day. You can sponsor…

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