Biggest angling region revealed in new Environment Agency figures

8 May

THE biggest and most thriving angling region in England has been revealed by Environment Agency figures.

Yorkshire is No.1 - the launch of The Fishing Show excited many anglers, but sadly it's been cancelled. However the region is still a winner in EA statistics. Pic: Charlotte Graham.
Yorkshire is No.1 – the launch of The Fishing Show excited many anglers, but sadly it’s been cancelled. However the region is still a winner in EA statistics. Pic by Charlotte Graham.

Latest sales figures reveal Yorkshire produced an income of £2,100,844 from 120,961 rod licence sales in 2017 to make it …Continue reading »

Nation’s coarse angling suffers from… lack of fish

2 May

COARSE anglers are in despair as their rod licence money is not going back to ANY restockings and fishery improvements.

Wales fishing is being held back by a lack of cash and coarse development, notably river species like barbel (pictured).
Wales fishing is being held back by a lack of cash and coarse development, notably river species like barbel (pictured).

Wales fishing opportunities and development is being held back by changes, according to anglers. Natural Resources Wales, the Welsh equivalent …Continue reading »

Fishing rod licence facts revealed by Environment Agency

29 Apr

LICENCE sales dropped a further 11 per cent, latest figures from the annual Environment Agency Fisheries report show.

This year's fishing rod licence for coarse fish and non-migratory trout. It allows up to two rods, and there is a three-rod option mainly aimed at carp anglers.
This year’s fishing rod licence for coarse fish and non-migratory trout. It allows up to two rods, and there is a three-rod option mainly aimed at carp anglers.

Fishing rod licence sales fell by 130,721 licences for the 2017 season part due to a new licences structure including …Continue reading »