The Angling Trust is helping to promote The Big Fish which is the working title for a programme being made in 2015 by the BBC featuring amateur anglers from the UK competing to catch fish in some of the world's best fishing destinations.
From tropical seas to frozen rivers and lakes, this is not just a gripping competition to find Britain's best all-round angler, but an expedition around the world. Who will be brave enough to swap the Thames for the Amazon? Or swap Lake Windermere for an alligator-infested swamp, or the coast of Wales for the shores of Central America?
Series prodcer, Kim Shillinglaw said: "This exciting new format for BBC Two will see anglers from across the country testing their skills in some of the most stunning and challenging environments around the world."
Each programme will see the contestants travelling to a different country with very distinct climates, landscapes and habitats around the world where they will be tested using a wide range of techniques under the watchful eye of experts. The contestants will use knowledge gained from locals on how to find the perfect spot to land a catch, and will face challenges which combine their own experience and talents with newly learnt skills.
Over the course of the series, the competitors will be eliminated leaving the others to move onto the next country and the next set of challenges. They'll have to pull out all the stops to make it through to the final.