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Call for greater estuary protection…

The Angling Trust has today published a comprehensive report calling for far greater protection for Britain’s estuaries and for a radical overhaul of the outdated rules governing inshore netting, which is doing huge damage to juvenile fish stocks and endangering the survival of important species such as bass, mullet, salmon and seatrout. The dossier, Inshore […]

Sainsbury’s, Sea Lice and Scottish Salmon…

Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TCS) has again had to take Sainsbury’s to task for stocking on its shelves salmon from Scottish salmon farms where sea lice infestation threatens wild salmon and sea trout. A year ago, when challenged by S&TCS, Sainsbury’s acknowledged that the sea lice levels had risen to unprecedented levels on some […]

Defra Minister Praises Shooting And Angling’s Contribution To Conservation

The Government recognises and encourages the conservation work carried out by shooters and anglers, the Minister for Agriculture and Food Jim Paice told delegates at the Conservative party conference on Monday. Speaking at a very well-attended Rural Reception, hosted by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), and angling’s […]

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