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England Youth Fly Fishing National 2019 at Grafham Water

Grafham Water hosted the 2019 England Youth Fly Fishing National where twenty young anglers were fishing for the title of England Youth National Champion and a place in the 2020 England Youth Team. The fishing at Grafham leading up to the event had been good with the fish high in the water and keen to

Crewe MG triumph at the Angling Trust Division 2 National Championship

The largest Angling Trust Division 2 National Championship for years saw 43 teams (430 anglers) compete on a mediocre Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton between High Offley to Coole Pilate, a distance of approximately 18 miles on Saturday 14th September 2019. As expected the winning weights would consist mostly of bream and skimmers, with the

Project to protect native White-clawed crayfish in Derbyshire

Environment Agency News Release Environmental forces mobilised to deal with American Signal Crayfish invasion A partnership project to conserve native white-clawed crayfish in Derbyshire has completed its second successful year with the removal of 2,000 non-native invasive signal crayfish from Markeaton Lake in Derby – double the amount it removed in 2018. The Signal Crayfish

Anglian Water ordered to pay £156,000 for sewage pollution

Environment Agency News Release Anglian Water has been ordered to pay more than £156,000 for polluting a Northamptonshire brook with sewage. In a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency, Leicester Magistrates’ Court fined the company £146,000 and ordered them to pay £10,676 in costs after it found the company’s negligence and lack of maintenance were

Carp fishing reduces PTSD in military veterans

News Release From iCARP and Angling Trust We all know fishing is relaxing but here’s how it can reduce PTSD in military veterans... When Angling Trust Head of Participation Clive Copeland heard about the work that iCARP does to reduce mental health issues in military veterans, he immediately saw a connection with several Government outcomes