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...

Seafish Deputy Chair and Non-Executive Board Members Required

July 8, 2018 | News

Seafish is an industry-levy funded body jointly sponsored by the four fisheries administrations; Scottish Government, Welsh Government, the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs and Defra. Seafish carries out a wide range of...

Fisheries Workshop Draws up Action Plan to Manage Otter Predation

June 21, 2018 | News

The Angling Trust and the Institute of Fisheries Management held a workshop at Barston Lakes in the midlands for academics, Defra, the Environment Agency and fisheries and angling groups to assess the impacts of growing numbers of otters on fisheries and to identify...