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ANOTHER FISHING YEAR – JOHN WILSON

JOHN WILSONANOTHER FISHING YEAR PUBLISHED BY GREEN UMBRELLAPublication date: Wednesday 1st March 2006.RRP: £16.99, Hardback, ISBN: 1-905009-37-2 Like the great white shark and the fresh water burbot John Wilson's first book, A Specimen Fishing Year, has become a rare catch – second-hand examples fetching up to £250. Fishermen and women will therefore want to reel

Supermarkets begin to tackle the issue of sourcing sustainable fish

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has compiled a “Sustainable Seafood Supermarket League Table”, based on the performance of the ten main UK supermarkets against various criteria including the sustainability of the fish they sell. The Table indicates that supermarkets are responding to demands to increase their efforts to sell fish from sustainable sources. However, a

Free Competition – Win These Lures

We all like to get stuff for free....well now's your chance to win these TackleBargains lures! The competition is simple and easy (any puns about the editor will result in exclusion!!) As mentioned in the competition brief, it's by visiting sites associated to Anglers' Net that you help to keep us going, so please give

Healthier fisheries means healthier local communities and bank balances

Environment Agency News Release Healthier fisheries means healthier local communities and economies was the message from the Environment Agency at the launch of 'A better environment, healthier fisheries: better fisheries for our nations' today. “Fisheries is about more than just fishing and our work is a key influence on local economies throughout England and Wales,”

Target: hundreds of thousands of new anglers

COUNTRYSIDE ALLIANCE News Release The Environment Agency's (EA) new strategy* “a better environment, healthier fisheries” is a positive recognition of the enormous social and economic benefits of angling, but the Countryside Alliance is concerned that its target for increasing the number of anglers is not nearly ambitious enough. The strategy for 2006-2011 wants “fisheries to