News headlines Jul 15
07.06.15 Rod licence money to fund yet more improvements to fisheries up and down the country Yet more fisheries are set to benefit as the Angling Trust announces today (8th June) that an additional £50,000 is up for grabs later this summer as part of the hugely successful 'Fishery Improvement Fund'. The funding comes from the Environment Agency's rod licence sales.
04.06.15 COMING SOON: Operation LEVIATHAN Operation LEVIATHAN, the largest multi-police force and multi-agency operation to ever target illegal fishing and fish theft, will be launched on Thursday 11th June 2015.
04.06.15 ‘Catch a Crucian Weekend’ announced at Marsh Farm The campaign to promote the future of Crucian fisheries in the UK received another boost this week with the announcement of plans in 2016 for a 'Catch a Crucian Weekend' by the Association of Crucian Anglers (ACA) and the National Crucian Conservation Project (NCCP).
04.06.15 Angling Trust Lobbies EU for Bass Minimum Size Increase The Angling Trust has stepped up the pressure to see the long overdue introduction of a 42cm minimum conservation reference size (MCRS) for both recreational and commercial bass fishing in order to allow the fish an opportunity to spawn successfully before harvesting. The present stock crisis is very much due to overfishing on the spawning grounds as well as a minimum size which allows fishing for juvenile bass before they had the chance to spawn.
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