News headlines Oct 11 - Nov 11
11.10.11 Angling Trust Calls On All Councils To Follow Rother's Lead And Back Sea Angling The Angling Trust will be calling on all local authorities around England's coast to follow the lead set by Rother District Council in East Sussex who has thrown its support behind recreational sea anglers by recognising them as all-year-round visitors and important contributors to the seaside economy.
11.10.11 Angling Trust calls on British Canoe Union to Condemn Mass Trespass Protest The representative body for anglers in England, the Angling Trust, wrote to the Chief Executive of the British Canoe Union (BCU) today demanding that his organisation condemns a planned illegal trespass protest on Saturday 22 October 2011 on the Hampshire Avon. The Angling Trust has also asked for public confirmation that no BCU staff will be involved in the protest, and that the BCU will make it clear to participants that they will not be covered by public liability insurance while participating in an activity which is not recognised by the National Governing Body for Canoeing.
10.10.11 Taking Action To Tackle Poaching The Angling Trust, angling's representative body, has launched a Seven Point Plan to tackle poaching and fish theft in English waters. There have been widespread reports of poaching and large numbers of fish being taken illegally by individuals and criminal gangs throughout the country.
06.10.11 2011 England Youth Flyfishing Rivers Championships 2011 England Youth Flyfishing Rivers Championships
04.10.11 National Fishing Month - Better Than Ever National Fishing Month (NFM) 2011 has been hailed as a resounding success with more than 300 events taking place across the country attracting over 15,000 participants of all ages, ethnic backgrounds and social profiles.