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Daily Archives: February 5, 2019

Anglers furious as EU bans them from keeping ANY sea bass in emergency ruling

Commercial fishermen have also seen their quotas halved for catching the fish, but they will be allowed to land up to five tonnes per vessel. The decision, made to stop a collapse of the population, has been slammed by the Angling Trust which called the extra restrictions “unfair”. David Mitchell, head of marine environmental campaigns at the Angling Trust, said …

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Galloway Fisheries Trust study finds fish stocks thriving in Loch Ken despite crayfish

Reports of the death of Loch Ken have been greatly exaggerated, according to a new study. It had been feared non–native signal crayfish were ruining the fishery by eating fish eggs and fry. But a new Galloway Fisheries Trust (GFT) study found stocks of perch, dace, pike and other species remain healthy. The findings are a major boost for Loch …

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