Farewell to another angling great

6 Mar

TRIBUTES have been paid to the pioneer who helped the carp fishing bait industry become the huge enterprise it is today.

Bob Baker caught many specimen fish, especially carp. This 85 lb giant was landed at Graviers in France.
Bob Baker caught many specimen fish, especially carp. This 85 lb giant was landed at Graviers in France.

Boilie pioneer Bob Baker passed away aged in his early 70s, and there was huge praise for his achievements – …Continue reading »

Licence rogue hit by £1,723 penalty after ‘abusive and threatening behaviour’

28 Feb

A ROGUE has ended up with a whopping £1,723 penalty after being caught by an Environment Agency fisheries enforcement officer, aided by a member of the Angling Trust’s Voluntary Bailiff Service.

Catching the rogues – the Voluntary Bailiff Service, along with EA and Police, are doing their best to make a difference.

Rod licence dodger Nigel Hilden was convicted at Hastings Magistrates’ Court of the offences, after being caught at top Kent …Continue reading »

Licence rogue hit by £1,723 penalty after ‘abusive and threatening behaviour’

28 Feb

A ROGUE has ended up with a whopping £1,723 penalty after being caught by an Environment Agency fisheries enforcement officer, aided by a member of the Angling Trust’s Voluntary Bailiff Service.

Catching the rogues – the Voluntary Bailiff Service, along with EA and Police, are doing their best to make a difference.

Rod licence dodger Nigel Hilden was convicted at Hastings Magistrates’ Court of the offences, after being caught at top Kent …Continue reading »