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Wimborne Crucians Find New Home

The National Crucian Conservation Project (NCCP) is celebrating the creation of yet another bespoke crucian and tench water thanks to the vision and hard work of Wimborne and District Angling Club with help and funding from the Angling Trust and the Environment Agency. A celebratory day, organised by film maker and long-standing club member Hugh […]

Angling Trust urges clubs and fisheries to increase licence applications for the control of cormorants and goosanders

The Angling Trust is urging angling clubs and fisheries to submit more licence applications over the coming winter to ensure that the maximum number of birds are controlled. Government ministers have made it clear that they won’t consider raising the current 3,000 cap on the number of birds that can be shot until we can […]

Big fine for water company following hazardous chemical leak that killed 30,000 River Amber fish

On 19 April 2018, at Derby Crown Court, sitting in Nottingham, Severn Trent Water Limited was fined £350,000, ordered to pay Environment Agency costs of £68,003, as well as a victim surcharge of £120. An estimated 30,000 dead fish and 5km of damaged ecology along the River Amber led to proceedings brought against Severn Trent […]

Shropshire farmer £36,000 lighter after serious breach of pollution regulations….

On 16 April 2018, Telford Magistrates’ Court fined the 55 year-old £16,000 and ordered him to pay £20,000 in costs, along with a £170 victim surcharge. The charges were brought by the Environment Agency under the Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2008 and Sections 24(1) and (4) of the Water Resources Act 1991. The Environment Agency […]

Anglian Water Report November 21st, 2017: 39lb pike from Pitsford Water

Week ending 19 November 2017 39lb 2oz monster Pike at Pitsford fish of a lifetime for Paul Adams www.anglianwater.co.uk/leisure Rutland Water 01780 686441; Grafham Water 01480 810531; Pitsford, Ravensthorpe & Hollowell 01604 781350, Taverham Mills Fishery 01603 861014; Alton Water 01473 589105 Recreation Dept Anglian Water 01572 653021     Rutland Water We have seen […]

World Fishing Day from Fishing TV

Market leading VoD platform for high quality fishing content, Fishing TV, is in the initial stages of shaping one of the first ever global fishing events, World Fishing Day. At the heart of this initiative highlighting and celebrating the sport of angling, which is enjoyed by over 700m people worldwide, will be one of the […]