News headlines Jan 11 - Jan 12
15.12.11 Angling Trust Concern over Private Severn Estuary Barrage The Angling Trust is warning that a privately funded barrage across the Severn Estuary could destroy some local freshwater and marine fish populations and have a massive impact on angling nationally.
14.12.11 Change at the top for the BRFC (British Record rod-caught Fish Committee) The BRFC meeting held on 5th December at Fishmongers Hall, London, saw the retirement of Ian Epps and the election of Mike Heylin as Chairman.
13.12.11 Salter is back fighting for fishing Big names from the worlds of fishing and politics have this week welcomed the appointment of former parliamentary angling spokesman Martin Salter as the new National Campaigns Coordinator for the Angling Trust.
12.12.11 Fish Legal to Challenge Sewage Secrecy at Tribunal A landmark legal decision to uphold the public's right to know how much sewage and other pollutants is poured into Britain's rivers could now be only weeks away.
08.12.11 Special Bailiff Scheme launched to help stamp out fish theft Research shows that fish theft and illegal fishing are the two biggest concerns for today's angler. By joining the Angling Trust and Environment Agency "Special Bailiff Scheme" anglers can help stamp out fish theft on rivers, lakes, canals and estuaries helping to preserve fisheries for generations to come.