‘Fish Legal has threatened Defra and Natural England with legal action for failing to take a precautionary approach to the regulation of the lucrative wrasse fishery which has sprung up in the inshore waters of England to supply the Scottish salmon farming industry. The wrasse are caught in pots and transported live to Scotland where […]

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At least £300,000 of fishing licence income is being made available to angling clubs and fisheries based in England through the latest round of funding from the Angling Improvement Fund (AIF). The money will be used to help fund general fishery improvements, river access, measures to control predation and improving access-for-all on still waters and […]

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Soil is currently being destroyed ten times faster than it’s being created. This is not only putting the farming sector at risk and costing England & Wales £1.2 billion a year, but is affecting the health of our rivers. A new report by WWF, The Rivers Trust and The Angling Trusts shows that spending approximately £10 million […]

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