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Government Dismisses Otter Petition

Government dismisses Otter Petition but Angling Trust continues to press Natural England over otter releases Last week the Government dismissed the 11,000 signature Barbel Society petition calling for ‘non lethal control’ of the UK’s otter population and refused to recognise that their numbers can be ‘detrimental to the river environment’. It firmly ruled out the

Angling Trust National Teams and Competition Group announces the International Sea Angling Teams for 2018

The National Teams and Competition Group of the Angling Trust are delighted to announce the International teams for 2018. The squads selected are; Men’s Shore squad – Ian Bowell, Andrew Dugdale, George Smith, Kenny McCoy, Neil Cutler, Ben Arnold, Richard Yates, Saul Page, Richard Yates, Gareth Griffiths, Darren Newland, Ian Dancey, Julian Shambrook, Bill Lindfield,

Caterers Called On To Take Wild Sea Bass Off The Menu

The Angling Trust has written to the British Hospitality Association calling on it to make sure its members aren’t supporting illegal fishing by selling or serving protected spawning sea bass in February and March. A ban was introduced by the EU on February 1st this year to protect wild bass when they come together to

Fancy Bidding On This Suffolk Fishery?

News From Cheffins Cheffins’ first property auction of this year will see 25 lots auctioned on Wednesday 14th March at the firm’s salerooms in Cambridge. The sale will include a series of mixed-use lots, development opportunities and unusual investment options amongst residential and commercial property. One of the lots set to generate the most interest is

Angling Trust appoints new Project Officer to support Voluntary Bailiff Service and Building Bridges project in East of England

Andy Beal has been appointed Project Officer for the East of England by the Angling Trust’s Fisheries Enforcement Support Service (FESS). Funded by Heritage Lottery money, Andy will work across both the Voluntary Bailiff Service, in support of Eastern Regional Enforcement Manager Paul Thomas, and enhancing delivery of the Building Bridges Project in the Nenescape