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News headlines Jan 18 - Jan 19

Martin Salter & Mark Spencer - Tory Party Conference 2018

05.10.18  Angling passes vote of confidence at Party Conferences Once again the voice of angling was heard at the annual party political conferences where the value of our sport was endorsed by politicians from right across the political spectrum thanks to strong lobbying by the Angling Trust.

Matt Minter Crucian Carp

05.10.18  Winners of ‘Catch a Crucian’ Photographic Competition 2018 Announced After some superb photographs and some very tight judging decisions, the Angling Trust can announce the winners and runners-up of the third annual Catch a Crucian Photographic Competition organised in conjunction with the National Crucian Conservation Project.

Malcolm Gilbert Bass

02.10.18  Sea Bass Back In The Bag

The UK angling public is finally able to keep sea bass caught recreationally from October 1st until the end of 2018. 

One bass per day will be able to be legally retained by anglers and other recreational fishers after a proposal was made by the European Commission which was adopted by the EU Council on September 27th and came into force on October 1st.

Fishing the Blackwater Estuary 2012

01.10.18  Angling Trust lands £250,000 funding to campaign to protect fish stocks The Angling Trust has successfully applied for £250,000 funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to campaign over the next three years on high priority conservation issues affecting marine and freshwater fish. 

Wimborne AC Pinnock Lake Opening - September 2018

25.09.18  Wimborne Crucians Find New Home

The National Crucian Conservation Project (NCCP) is celebrating the creation of yet another bespoke crucian and tench water thanks to the vision and hard work of Wimborne and District Angling Club with help and funding from the Angling Trust and the Environment Agency.

A celebratory day, organised by film maker and long-standing club member Hugh Miles, marking the restoration of the Upper Pinnock Lake at Edmondsham took place last week with special guests including: ‘Crucian Guru’ Peter Rolfe, Club Vice-President and Passion for Angling star Chris Yates, and Angling Trust Campaigns Chief Martin Salter who was given the job of cutting the ribbon and catching the first fish for the cameras.

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