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Monthly Archives: February 2019

‘Balmy’ conditions for annual RNLI fishing competition | News – tenby

Sunday, 10 February 2019 – Angling by Observer Reporter Some of the winners (left to right), Mark Bennett, Haydn Cole, Andrew Skeels (one of the organisers), Alison George. Click to buy photos from our newspaper ➔ Printed and digital download photos available The 12th RNLI Annual Fishing Open, organised by members from Pembroke and District Angling Club, Osprey Sea Angling …

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Bournemouth restaurant car in ‘illegal fishing’ probe

Media captionThe men landed a bucket of sea bass in the early hours of the morning A man using a Vietnamese restaurant-branded car is being investigated for suspected illegal fishing, after he was confronted by an angler in the early hours of the morning. Steve Cullen filmed the driver and two other men with a bucket of juvenile sea bass …

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No deal Brexit could see Welsh sea food sector ‘disappear’ and farming ‘decimated’, warns Minister

Crashing out of the EU without a deal could decimate the Welsh farming and fishing industries, a senior Welsh Government cabinet minister has warned. Rural affairs minister Lesley Griffiths said the country’s red meat and shellfish sectors will be particularly vulnerable to a no-deal Brexit as both rely on the EU for 90% of their exports. As Welsh shellfish are …

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Angling for success: World Fishing Day hopes to get us hooked

Once an integral part of childhood, fishing is no longer casting its magic over today’s kids. But. discovers Caroline Lindsay, World Fishing Day plans to change all that and get them hooked It’s 1962 and, legs dangling over the edge of the pier, a row of little boys sit fishing in Broughty Ferry harbour. With nothing more on their minds …

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10 goals in two games: Premier League double-header delivers

WATFORD have scored five times in a Premier League game for the first time, belting Cardiff City 5-1, and Fulham has lost 3-1 at West Ham United to edge closer to the drop. Spanish attacker Gerard Deulofeu became the first Hornets player to score a hat-trick in the EPL era, before captain Troy Deeney chimed in with two goals of …

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Fishing competition lands itself in hot water amid cheating and bullying claims

As pastimes go, the normally peaceful pursuit of fishing is not known for attracting controversy. Disputes are usually limited to gently mocking those who exaggerate tales from the riverbank about the size of the one that got away. But, a fishing competition has become embroiled in a bitter and increasingly personal row about allegations of vote rigging, fraud and bullying …

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Angling:Merseyside anglers pay tribute stalwart Bobby Reynolds

For many anglers, especially those who take their places within the seasonal winter league matches at this time of year, autumn always offers a sense of stillness that uniquely holds that special insight and perception of what the countryside and angling is all about. Dark, damp and silent except for the gatecrashing fireworks, a day out fishing in autumn can …

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Shattered secret girlfriend breaks silence on star’s death

A BRAZILIAN volleyball star has claimed she had a secret relationship with footballer Emiliano Sala before his tragic plane crash. Luiza Ungerer, 31, who plays for French side Beziers Angels, said she met the 28-year-old striker when they both played in France, The Sun reports. She said she last saw him on her birthday on January 14 – a week …

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Anglers hope youngsters will take the bait and join the sport to save fishing from going under

He said: “The agency recognises angling in England has an ageing demographic, so we are promoting ways to encourage younger anglers by dropping the licence price for juniors and not requiring them for children aged 12 and under.” The freshwater angling industry alone is estimated to contribute nearly £1.5 billion to the economy and support 27,000 full time jobs. Sea …

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