Big Carp Magazine – Issue 260

Rob Maylin gives us a look at what's inside this latest issue of Big Carp magazine Monsters and Myths Have I got a banger of an issue for you this month! If your passion is big, black warriors, waters that rarely get spoken about let alone written about, beautiful long scaly beasts or a bit

Legal Action Looms Over Reef Wrasse Removals

Angling Trust News Release Fish Legal and the Angling Trust have written to the government to warn that it could face legal action if it fails to protect sensitive marine sites off the South Coast of England. Thousands of English wrasse are being caught in Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) – protected under EU law

Angling Trust and Fish Legal intervene to save Kennet from further habitat damage

Angling Trust News Release This week saw a high level meeting called with the Canal and Rivers Trust (CRT) following a formal complaint from the Angling Trust and Fish Legal regarding habitat destruction on the River Kennet and Kennet & Avon Canal between Reading and Newbury. Angling Trust and Fish Legal member clubs, including Newbury

First Prosecution For Body Worn Cameras

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY NEWS RELEASE Body worn camera footage captured by Environment Agency officers on patrol has been used to support a conviction for the first time. Callum Bell, 26, of Lyndsey Street in Houghton-Le-Spring, was fined for obstructing Fisheries Enforcement officers during an incident at Ouston near Chester-le-Street in June last year. The footage shows

New proposed measures announced ahead of salmon consultation

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY NEWS RELEASE The Environment Agency is proposing new measures to protect salmon stocks across England and in the Border Esk, which are currently among the lowest on record. The 2015 national salmon stock assessment indicated that salmon stocks in many rivers across England had failed to meet their minimum safe levels. The 2016