Living the Bream – The Best Places to Go Fishing in Yorkshire

Posted on October 11, 2023 at 10:02 am by The Insurance Emporium

Here at The Insurance Emporium, we’re lucky enough to be located slap bang in the middle of one of the largest, and most beautiful, counties in the UK; Yorkshire. Ask anyone who lives here and they’ll tell you how we’re spoilt for choice; from the stunning moors and rugged coastline to the fabulous food and […]

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Posted on July 31, 2023 at 3:25 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Recent statistics show that angling is one of the UK’s top five hobbies, and it’s easy to see why; you get to spend time in nature, next to water – two things that have been proven to improve mental health, it keeps you fit both physically and mentally, tops up your Vitamin D, and lets […]

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Common Freshwater Fish In The UK To Get You Hooked On Angling

Posted on July 4, 2023 at 6:05 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Here in the UK, we’re lucky enough to be spoilt for choice when it comes to freshwater fishing; we’re never far away from a canal, river or lake, all of which have a wide variety of fish. There are over 42 species of freshwater fish in UK waters, from the tiny 20g stickleback to the […]

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Homemade Fishing Bait For Beginners – Why You Should Carpe Diem And Make Your Own Bait

Posted on May 25, 2023 at 1:23 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Humans have been fishing throughout history, in a variety of ways, using anything from spears and harpoons to rods and nets, as fish (and dried fish) were a staple part of our diet. Fast forward 40,000 years and angling is now one of the top five hobbies in the UK. It’s a great hobby that […]

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The Biggest Fish Ever Caught

Posted on March 20, 2023 at 5:08 pm by The Insurance Emporium

People take up fishing for all kinds of reasons; traditionally it was one of the few ways humans could feed themselves, and therefore survive, but at some point, it also became a recreational pastime, the first record of recreational fishing was in an essay from 1496. Nowadays, it’s thought of as one of the more […]

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Our Top UK Fishing Destinations

Posted on February 25, 2021 at 4:07 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Fishing can be a fantastic way to get out of the house, as long as you stay safe while angling. And the UK has some excellent fishing venues, from river embankments to sprawling lakes! That’s why, at The Insurance Emporium, we’ve put together our list of some of the best UK fishing venues! The River […]

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Getting Back To Fishing Now Lockdown Restrictions Are Relaxed

Posted on June 10, 2020 at 2:42 pm by The Insurance Emporium

With lockdown easing*, fishing is back on! Great news for those of us pushing ourselves to walk, run or cycle yet dreaming of sitting by the lake. Even with our passions slowly coming back into our lives, there are some restrictions in place. With some changes to your usual routine, you can have a good […]

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Catch these Fishing Trends for 2020

Posted on January 28, 2020 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

When spending a quiet day on the water, it can feel like fishing is a sport that allows you to take a step back from the world’s hectic adventures! But angling, like everything else, is constantly changing, and it can be hard to keep up! To help you stay in the know, we’ve put our […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas for the Angler in your life

Posted on November 27, 2019 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

It barely feels like yesterday that we were decking the halls and prepping dinner for last Christmas, but the festive season is upon us again! With so much to think about and prepare, deciding what presents to buy can become quite a daunting task. This might be especially true when trying to come up with […]

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5 Types of Angler you’ll Meet

Posted on November 23, 2019 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Getting out for a day by the water, catching fish, can be a great way to unwind. However, no fishing adventure would be complete without coming across at least one of these anglers! Sometimes meeting new people or fishing with friends can really enrich the experience. But other times, they can turn your day into […]

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