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Salmon spawn in upper Taff after 200 years Salmon spawn in upper Taff after 200 years

Salmon are spawning in the upper reaches of the river Taff after 200 years according to South East Wales Rivers Trust.

27 May 2014

Rare fish found at Honsea Rare fish found at Honsea

One-metre long (3ft and 3in) rare fish washed up on a Yorkshire beach at Hornsea, UK.

22 May 2014

Murderer Simon Olsen jailed for life after killing Bax Farm Fishery owner Murderer Simon Olsen jailed for life after killing Bax Farm Fishery owner

Simon Olsen, 54, has been jailed for life after shooting Steven Langley, Bax Farm Fishery owner, on November 29, 2013.

13 May 2014

Anglers are allowed to fish despite rod licence glitch Anglers are allowed to fish despite rod licence glitch

Thousands of people fail to receive their rod licence for the new 2014/2015 season.

06 May 2014

Swindon canal emptied of fish to prevent illegal fishing Swindon canal emptied of fish to prevent illegal fishing

More than 1,098kg (2,421lb) of fish have been removed from the Wiltshire and Berkshire Canal in Swindon to stop illegal fishing.

16 April 2014

River fishing close season reminder River fishing close season reminder

A reminder for all anglers across the East of England that river close season for coarse fishing is in place from March 15.

20 March 2014

Over 155,000 salmon escaped from fish farm in Shetland, UK Over 155,000 salmon escaped from fish farm in Shetland, UK

About 155,000 salmon escaped from fish cages in Shetland following recent strong winds and heavy seas.

07 March 2014

'Hedgehogs' helping fish stocks 'Hedgehogs' helping fish stocks

The Environment Agency is revisiting a Cumbrian lake where ‘hedgehog’ shaped refuges were installed last year to help protect fish stocks.

18 February 2014

Poachers tried to stab a bailiff Poachers tried to stab a bailiff

A bailiff for Burton Mutual Angling Club was attacked with a knife by poachers stealing fish from a Branston Water Park.

09 January 2014

Fish attack swimmers in Argentina Fish attack swimmers in Argentina

More than 70 people were injured when a school of carnivorous fish attacked swimmers at the Parana River beach near the city of Rosario in Argentina.

27 December 2013