News headlines Jan 17
02.11.16 Anglers demand a fair deal from Government after rod licence fee price hike. Rod licence fees are set to rise, but EA fishery improvement funds remain at a record low due to government cuts.
27.10.16 Angling Trust and B.A.S.S 'broadly welcome' new EU bass conservation plans End of the line for damaging bass nets in sight
25.10.16 Recreational angling trade struggles to make ends meet as bass restrictions bite Angling charter boat skippers in England have seen revenues slashed by more than one-fifth as a result of tough restrictions on recreational bass fishing introduced this year. Anglers have been reluctant to spend up to £600 a day on bass charter fishing trips only to be allowed to take one fish home to eat. As a result, coastal communities are losing several million pounds in valuable tourism revenue as anglers stay away.
17.10.16 Retired police officer joins Angling Trust as Regional Enforcement Manager in South East The Angling Trust has appointed a new Regional Enforcement Manager, Dave Wilkins, for the South East, joining the existing Fisheries Enforcement Support Service team.
14.10.16 Angling groups call for estuary protection and radical reform of outdated netting rules The Angling Trust has today published a comprehensive report calling for far greater protection for Britain's estuaries and for a radical overhaul of the outdated rules governing inshore netting, which is doing huge damage to juvenile fish stocks and endangering the survival of important species such as bass, mullet,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.
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