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News headlines Feb 18

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25.10.17  All anglers Take 5 ... and help rid the countryside and coast of litter The Angling Trust’s successful and popular Take 5 litter campaign is being relaunched to cover both freshwater and marine environments.

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23.10.17  Hampshire Police join Operation TRAVERSE in fight against fisheries crime Hampshire Police have formally pledged to support the fight to protect fish and fisheries by becoming a partner in Operation TRAVERSE – the Angling Trust initiated, multi-agency activity targeting illegal fishing and fish theft.

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19.10.17  Angling Trust joins Biosecurity Minister to celebrate success of Check Clean Dry initiative Biosecurity Minister Lord Gardiner met with the Angling Trust, water companies and other partners at a House of Lords reception to celebrate the work of the Check Clean Dry campaign.

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06.10.17  Angling Trust Launches Cormorant Watch Web Site and Calls on Minister to Act to Protect Fish

The Angling Trust has called on the government to do more to protect rivers and lakes from fish-eating birds.

In a letter to Environment Minister George Eustice, the Angling Trust is demanding a doubling of the number of cormorants licensed to be shot in England annually to 6,000. It also calls for the relaxing of the requirement for evidence that goosanders are damaging fisheries before a licence will be issued.

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06.10.17  Angling Trust Calls for Voluntary Approach to Regulating Salmon and Sea Trout Angling The Angling Trust has today published its responses to concurrent consultations by the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales about the regulation of rod and net fisheries.  As the representative body for anglers in England and Wales, the Trust has called for a voluntary approach to management of the exploitation of salmon and sea trout by anglers fishing with rod and line and designation of salmon and sea trout as sport fish only, because of the vastly greater benefits to society arising from angling compared to catching these species in nets.

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