Close Season fishing survey ends after 13,600 anglers respond

1 Apr

A TOTAL of 13,600 anglers responded to the Close Season survey that could decide the fate of the future of river fishing.

The Close Season fishing debate rumbles on after 13,600 anglers responded to a survey... that's just a fraction of people who were made aware of its existence.
The Close Season fishing debate rumbles on after 13,600 anglers responded to a survey… but that’s just a fraction of people who were made aware of its existence.

The Close Season fishing survey by the Environment Agency had the potential to be the biggest ever poll of anglers’ views …Continue reading »

Plastic crisis in waters should not be heaped upon anglers

26 Feb

THE Angling Trust have spoken up for anglers who are furious about media articles blaming angling for the waste plastic crisis.

Wildlife effects of the plastic crisis in waters around the UK has been wrongly blamed, almost entirely, upon anglers.
Wildlife effects of the plastic crisis in waters around the UK has been wrongly blamed, almost entirely, upon anglers.

National newspaper The Guardian, followed by many websites, and some local media too, provoked the plastic crisis storm. It’s an …Continue reading »