Category: Fishery News

Former detective joins Angling Trust Enforcement team

A retired detective with 30 years’ service in the police has joined the Angling Trust’s Fisheries Enforcement Support Service as Intelligence Manager. Gary Thomas retired from West Mercia force last May and will use his experience in intelligence gathering to help prevent illegal fishing and fisheries crime. The Fisheries Enforcement Support Service operates in partnership […]

Thames Tideway Tunnel Welcomed

Environmental groups campaigning for the early construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel to remove millions of tonnes of untreated sewage that enters the river every year have given a warm welcome to the news that the last remaining legal hurdle has been crossed with the rejections of the two outstanding judicial reviews lodged by objectors […]

Drayton Roach Deaths A Mystery

There have not been many reported cases of fishy deaths at commercial fisheries this year, but the sudden mass death of quality roach at Drayton Reservoir has fisheries scientists scratching their heads. The carp at the British Waterways controlled water (now known as the Canal and River Trust) appear to have been completely unaffected and […]

Anglian Water Report March 11th

• Terrific start to the new season at Pitsford WaterMartin Fairbrother makes his mark with a limit to remember – eight fish for 31lb 6oz • Mighty Rainbow for Mike at Ravensthorpe Reservoir10lb Rainbow for Mike Osgood of Market Harborough • Opening soon ……….Grafham Water Friday 16 March New Lodge TrophyRutland Water Saturday 31 March […]

Lough Derg-A Fisherman’s Paradise

If you fancy the idea of fishing holidays in Ireland, Lough Derg must come high on the menu of potential destinations. Lough Derg is the largest lake on the River Shannon system and is a natural mixed fishery offering superb pike and coarse fishing. There are so many islands and sheltered bays that offer exciting […]

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