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News headlines Aug 18

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25.05.18  Angling Trust and Fish Legal threaten government with legal action for failing to apply precautionary principle to protect wrasse

Fish Legal has threatened Defra and Natural England with legal action for failing to take a precautionary approach to the regulation of the lucrative wrasse fishery which has sprung up in the inshore waters of England to supply the Scottish salmon farming industry.

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16.05.18  New training scheme for angling's key volunteers helping to protect England's fisheries

A training programme has been introduced to assist key volunteers working with the Angling Trust’s army of nearly 500 volunteer bailiffs protecting fisheries in England.

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10.05.18  Angling Trust welcomes delay in implementing controversial new salmon byelaws

The Angling Trust has cautiously welcomed the announcement from the Environment Agency earlier this week that it will delay until 2019 the introduction of controversial new byelaws to regulate salmon angling in England.

New proposed byelaws would have required 100% mandatory catch-and-release by salmon anglers in 2018 on English rivers which have been classified as being predicted to be “At Risk” in 2021: Tees, Stour, Yealm, Plym, Ribble, Wyre, Lune, Crake, Calder and Derwent. 

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08.05.18  Have Your Say ... water company resource plans could impact on rivers and fishing for years

Many water companies currently have their latest draft Water Resource Management Plans (WRMPs) out for public consultation. Now's the ideal opportunity to make sure anglers' voices are heard

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08.05.18  Take 5 anglers pick up 30 bags of litter from riverbank

Volunteers from Chester Le Street & District Angling Club collected over 30 bags of rubbish during a litter pick on the banks of the town’s River Wear and at Cocken Farm, a private estate water just upstream.

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