Wet wipes to get ‘Fine to Flush’ logo to tackle fatbergs

January 11, 2019 | News

Story from the BBC (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46835573) A new standard for flushable wet wipes has been announced, amid concerns about sewer-blocking fatbergs, solid masses of fat, wet wipes and grease, which can be hundreds of feet long. Water UK, the...

Six new record fish claims ratified by British Record Fish Committee

November 28, 2018 | News

The BRFC met at The Natural History Museum, London, on 22nd November 2018. Present were: Oliver Crimmen (Scientific Advisor, Natural History Museum), Andrew Nellist (Freshwater Specialist), Paul Coulson (Freshwater specialist), Nigel Hewlett (Scientific Advisor,...

The AGM of the Institute

September 27, 2018 | News

This years Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Fisheries Management will be held at the Guildhall in Hull at 17:40 on October the 16th. All members are invited to attend. The 2018 agenda and minutes of last years meeting can be found below 2017 AGM Minutes 2016...

Coarse fish river close season

July 26, 2018 | News

In May and June, the Environment Agency invited 20,000 randomly selected anglers from across England to provide their views on the coarse fish close season. Of the 5,147 anglers that took part, 2,553 (49.6%) would like to see a change, with 2,190 (42.5%) wanting to...