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#1 Anglers' Net

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Posted 21 October 2014 - 12:00 AM

Report calls for government not to prioritise dredging over more effective and sustainable measures to reduce flooding.

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Posted 21 October 2014 - 04:25 PM

I've had a really good idea. What if we went to every river in the country, removed all of the hard-standing, houses, roads, factories, retail parks etc. and let grass and trees grow there. They could be leveled out  so that when the rivers flood they could allow water to slowly filter through the ground, topping up depressions (ponds?), adding silt and nutrients to the land and become a temporary reservoir for "excess" water?

 

We could call them water flats or something catchy....anybody got any better names? :hammer:


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Posted 21 October 2014 - 07:21 PM

errrm. how about Somerset levels. :shutup:


 Free to choose apart from the ones where the trust poked their nose in. Common eel. tope. Bass and sea bream. All restricted.

 
New for 2016 TAT are the main instigators for the demise of the u k bass charter boat industry, where they went screaming off to parliament and for the first time assisting so called angling gurus set up bass take bans with the e u using rubbish exaggerated info collected by ices from anglers, they must be very proud.

Upgrade, the door has been closed with regards to anglers being linked to the e u superstate and the failed c f p. So TAT will no longer need to pay monies to the EAA anymore as that org is no longer relevant to the u k . Goodbye to the europeon anglers alliance and pathetic restrictions from the e u.

Angling is better than politics, ban politics from angling.
 
Consumer of bass. where is the evidence that the u k bass stock need angling trust protection. Why won't you work with your peers instead of castigating them. They have the answer.

Recipie's for mullet stew more than welcomed.
 
Angling sanitation trust and kent and sussex sea anglers org delete's and blocks rsa's alternative opinion on their face book site. Although they claim to rep all.
 
new for 2014. where is the evidence that the south coast bream stock need the angling trust? Your campaign has no evidence. Why won't you work with your peers, the inshore under tens? As opposed to alienating them? Angling trust failed big time re bait digging, even fish legal attempted to intervene and failed, all for what, nothing.
 
Looks like the sea angling reps have been coerced by the ifca's to compose sea angling strategy's that the ifca's at some stage will look at drafting into legislation to manage the rsa, because  they like wasting tax payers money. That's without asking the rsa btw. You know who you are.. 


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Posted 21 October 2014 - 10:09 PM

errrm. how about Somerset levels. :shutup:

 

 If they really insist, let them rely on just dredging, but if it doesn't work, then tough. Or experts like Mr Pickles can pick up the tab.

 

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 07:48 AM

pickles is as much use as TAT is for rsa.


 Free to choose apart from the ones where the trust poked their nose in. Common eel. tope. Bass and sea bream. All restricted.

 
New for 2016 TAT are the main instigators for the demise of the u k bass charter boat industry, where they went screaming off to parliament and for the first time assisting so called angling gurus set up bass take bans with the e u using rubbish exaggerated info collected by ices from anglers, they must be very proud.

Upgrade, the door has been closed with regards to anglers being linked to the e u superstate and the failed c f p. So TAT will no longer need to pay monies to the EAA anymore as that org is no longer relevant to the u k . Goodbye to the europeon anglers alliance and pathetic restrictions from the e u.

Angling is better than politics, ban politics from angling.
 
Consumer of bass. where is the evidence that the u k bass stock need angling trust protection. Why won't you work with your peers instead of castigating them. They have the answer.

Recipie's for mullet stew more than welcomed.
 
Angling sanitation trust and kent and sussex sea anglers org delete's and blocks rsa's alternative opinion on their face book site. Although they claim to rep all.
 
new for 2014. where is the evidence that the south coast bream stock need the angling trust? Your campaign has no evidence. Why won't you work with your peers, the inshore under tens? As opposed to alienating them? Angling trust failed big time re bait digging, even fish legal attempted to intervene and failed, all for what, nothing.
 
Looks like the sea angling reps have been coerced by the ifca's to compose sea angling strategy's that the ifca's at some stage will look at drafting into legislation to manage the rsa, because  they like wasting tax payers money. That's without asking the rsa btw. You know who you are.. 


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Posted 22 October 2014 - 09:27 AM

I've had a really good idea. What if we went to every river in the country, removed all of the hard-standing, houses, roads, factories, retail parks etc. and let grass and trees grow there. They could be leveled out  so that when the rivers flood they could allow water to slowly filter through the ground, topping up depressions (ponds?), adding silt and nutrients to the land and become a temporary reservoir for "excess" water?

 

We could call them water flats or something catchy....anybody got any better names? :hammer:

:clap3: How about flood plains, seems a nice name.  :clap3:



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Posted 22 October 2014 - 12:32 PM

:clap3: How about flood plains, seems a nice name.  :clap3:

Blimey Norm, that's a good one....don't see it catching on though :hypocrite:


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