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Petition to cease the commercial exploitation of endangered baby eels delivered to Downing Street

A petition of nearly 2,000 signatures calling for an end to the commercial exploitation of endangered baby eels was handed in to the Prime Minister at Number 10 Downing Street by the Golden Valley Fish and Wildlife Association with support from the Angling Trust and other fishery organisations. The petition was launched in response to

Junior fishing licence sales increase

New figures reveal junior fishing licences increase 25% Sales of junior fishing licences across England and Wales, have received a welcome boost over the summer, according to the latest figures from the Environment Agency. The figures reveal junior fishing licence sales increased by 25.7% from 2016/17. The fishing licence, which is now free for 12

United Utilities fined £666,000

United Utilities fined £666,000 for polluting river with raw sewage United Utilities has today, Friday 8 September, been ordered to pay a fine of £666,000 in after pleading guilty to polluting a river with untreated sewage effluent in Greater Manchester. The Environment Agency took the prosecution against the water company after sewage polluted the River Medlock having

Bait-Tech is 10 years old!!

Bait-Tech Celebrates 10 Years! Bait-Tech is TEN years old!  As part of the celebrations, the international bait company has organised a unique match between their Carp Team and Match Team of anglers. The seat-box team will be led by top match man Andy Neal and they’ll be taking on the green bivvy boys led by their main man

Dave Wood joins Solar Tackle

Dave Wood Joins Solar Tackle Solar Tackle is pleased to announce the signing of Dave Wood to the Solar Tackle team. The 29 year old fishery manager from Surry already has a well-earned reputation for successfully targeting big carp, and is particularly good at succeeding on tricky venues with short sessions. Commenting on joining the