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Fishing Businesses Fear Bass Ban Bankruptcy

A simple pleasure enjoyed by millions of Brits is under threat with serious implications for the businesses and jobs it supports. Business owners from Britain’s angling industry are writing to their MPs calling on the government to reject a proposal by the European Commission which would see members of the public banned from fishing for

Couple ordered to pay more than £62,000 for River Leadon pollution

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY NEWS RELEASE   On 24 November, Mark and Anne Bennion of Rosehill Farm, Dymock pleaded guilty at Hereford Magistrates’ Court to charges related to the pollution of the Preston Brook and the River Leadon. The Bennions were each fined £5,500 and each ordered to pay £25,798.55 in costs along with a victim surcharge

Nashbait Instant Action Strawberry Crush – On Sale Now

NEWS FROM NASHBAIT Be the first to get your hands on the mouth watering new Instant Action Strawberry Crush. Combining three strawberry flavours and Scopex No. 1 it’s one of the most complex attractor packages yet in an Instant Action bait – the same blend that became the basis of the famous Amber Strawberry. Pastel

Wingham Otter Fence

NEWS FROM WINGHAM CARP FISHERIES We're pleased to announce that both the lakes at Wingham are now protected by otter fences. With the 15 acre Carp Lake containing 7x50lb+ English carp, and the younger 40 acre Main Lake already containing 2 50lbers up to 56-14, it was essential to act before otters arrived in this area.

Fishing for sea bass is not a crime … don’t let the EU make it one

ANGLING TRUST NEWS RELEASE Proposals by the European Commission to ban recreational fishing for bass in 2018 would criminalise hundreds of thousands of members of the public. The proposals have stunned and infuriated anglers, who have had the lowest impact on bass stocks and have been calling for stronger conservation measures for decades. They would