AT a recent meeting in London Chaired by NFA President Mr Ken Ball President, and attended by
Mr Ball Chaired the Meeting due to the non availability of Bob Page and the retirement of Colin Scull who had represented the National Federation of Anglers on the Committee for 11 years.
The Committee announce the retirement of Alwyne Wheeler as its scientific adviser. Alwyne had faithfully served the Committee for over 23 years first joining in November 1975 and his diligence over those years has resulted in a reputation for his work that will probably never be equalled. The Committee and the world of angling owes Alwyne so much for his a work and wishes him well in his retirement and as a mark of respect has awarded him life membership of the
Following his retirement, the committee is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mr Hewlett is the Senior Fisheries Scientist for the
The Committee are indeed very fortunate to have secured the services of these well respected advisors and thank them for their commitment to the British Record Committee.
It is with this in mind that an information sheet has been produced and adopted by the Committee as providing sound advice on the photographing of fish for future claim purposes and this is attached to this release for further information.
It is confirmed that electronic coloured photographs of sufficient quality to enable identification will be accepted by the committee but they will have to be printed and forwarded in hard copy format. The committee will not be responsible for accepting photographs electronically.