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A free fishing taster session at Buckland Lake Fishery A free fishing taster session at Buckland Lake Fishery

Fishing lake and nature reserve set to open for taster day on Saturday, October 12, 2013.

02 October 2013

GM Salmon - a threat to wild species ecosystem? GM Salmon - a threat to wild species ecosystem?

A new study shows that genetically modified, fast-growing salmon could have serious consequences for the ecosystem if released to the wild.

16 September 2013

Poole boat skipper fined for illegal fishing in Poole Harbour Poole boat skipper fined for illegal fishing in Poole Harbour

An angler from Creekmoor, Poole, has been ordered to pay over £5,000 in fines for fishing illegally in an unlicensed boat in a prohibited area of Poole Harbour, UK.

26 September 2013

Angler given a community service order for fishing without a rod license Angler given a community service order for fishing without a rod license

A 29-year-old angler from Bridgwater became the first angler in the region to be given a community service order for fishing without a valid rod license.

25 September 2013

Drennan Team England win the World Championship 2013 Drennan Team England win the World Championship 2013

Drennan Team England have won a team gold medal in the 2013 World Championship on Poland’s Zeranski Channel.

24 September 2013

Anglers fined for fishing illegally with unattended rods Anglers fined for fishing illegally with unattended rods

Leaving your rod unattended while fishing costs more than £600.

23 September 2013

Fish survived nearly two years without fresh food or daylight Fish survived nearly two years without fresh food or daylight

Goldfish found alive after living for nearly two years without fresh food or daylight in a pond covered by ruins from a house fire.

20 September 2013

Anglers arrested for poaching in Durham City Anglers arrested for poaching in Durham City

Two anglers have been arrested for illegal fishing during a joint operation by Environment Agency enforcement officers and Durham police.

19 September 2013

Anglers rescued from a sinking boat off the coast of Gwynedd Anglers rescued from a sinking boat off the coast of Gwynedd

Two anglers have been rescued after their boat hit the rocks and sank off the coast of Gwynedd.

18 September 2013

License dodgers cost fisheries in England £1.5m License dodgers cost fisheries in England £1.5m

Environment Agency report for last season says that fishing without a rod license has cost English fisheries over £1.55m in investment.

16 September 2013