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Pike magazine celebrates 100th Issue

Pike and Predators, the monthly magazine for the pike and freshwater predator angler in the UK has just published its one hundredth issue. This particular milestone has proved to be especially meaningful for founding editor, James Holgate, who commented,  "When we first hit the newsstands many in the trade doubted even then that a coarse

CATCH THE BIGGEST THING IN THE LAKE! – THE 10,000 TAGSâ„¢ COMPETITION

Coarse angling just got more exciting! February sees the launch of UK's biggest ever Angling Competition - 10K Tagsâ„¢   Whereas most angling competitions have in truth been only for professionals or at least the serious amateur - 10,000 Tagsâ„¢ is definitely for everyone!   10,000 Tagsâ„¢ is the brainchild of Greg Wimbourne (of Tacklemania

Anglers Workshop For River Colne Action Plan

The Environment Agency is putting together a fisheries action plan for the River Colne and is inviting anglers to contribute in a workshop. Fisheries action plans are developed in partnership with local angling and fisheries groups, and consult conservation and other interest groups. They are based on rivers but also include canals, lakes and gravel

LITTLE OUSE ‘LIVING WETLAND’ RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

A community project in Norfolk has created an award-winning wildlife-rich river valley, according to the judges of a major conservation award. The Little Ouse Headwaters Project beat a record number of entries this year to win the prestigious RSPB/CIWEM Living Wetlands Award, announced today at an evening reception on the eve of the annual World

OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS URGED TO BE ‘TICK ALERT’ IN 2006

Outdoor enthusiasts visiting central and eastern Europe in 2006 are being warned about a potentially life-threatening disease.     The Tick Alert campaign urges travellers to 16 European countries, including new popular destinations for outdoor tourism such as Croatia, Slovenia and Slovakia, to protect against Tick Borne Encephalitis (TBE).   TBE is a potentially life-threatening