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The 2019 IGFA World Record Game Fishes is Now Available

Commemorating 80 Years of Ethical Sport and Productive Science All the facts and figures behind recreational angling’s most amazing catches are now available in the commemorative 80th anniversary edition of the 2019 IGFA World Record Game Fishes published by The International Game Fish Association. The IGFA World Record Game Fishes is the world’s most definitive

New Equipment To Help Combat Illegal Fishing

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY NEWS RELEASE Funding has helped secure new specialist equipment to boost fisheries enforcement patrols in East Anglia. The new kit, which cost over £15,000, consists of a high grade digital SLR camera, night vision monocular and night vision binoculars. It will allow officers to carry out more regular patrols and make night checks

Fish Care Tips For Anglers During Hot Weather

These just in from the Environment Agency: If you are out fishing during hot weather– we’d like you to remember a few tips about fishing in summer. If you catch a fish you need to handle it with extra care during hot weather.   Larger fish are more susceptible to the effects of low oxygen

17,000 more fish released into Lincolnshire’s River Witham

Environment Agency News Release Another 17,000 fish have been reintroduced into Lincolnshire’s River Witham by Environment Agency teams as part of ongoing efforts to help the river recover from last year’s devastating pollution. It brings the grand total of fish restocked into the river to 91,000 so far, plus around 1.5 million larvae. The restocking will help

Hastings fisherman pleads guilty to obstructing fisheries officer

Sussex IFCA News Release A Hastings fisherman has been given a one year conditional discharge and was ordered to pay £750 in costs by Hastings Magistrates Court, for the offence of obstructing a fisheries officer from the Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority. Simon J. Coglan, aged 47, of 4a Sturdy Place, Hastings pleaded guilty