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Daily Archives: February 8, 2019

Fishing lake thefts a ‘major problem’ in Essex

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In recent years, carp poachers have stolen scores of valuable fish from lakes in Essex Poaching and predation of fish from lakes and rivers has become a “major problem”, an anglers’ group claims. Scores of fish, including valuable prize winners, have vanished from lakes, according to Angling Essex. Anglers blame increasing numbers of otters …

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Angling Direct: The company bucking the retail slump

Image copyright Angling Direct Angling Direct has bucked the recent trend of poor figures from retailers by revealing bumper sales over the four months to November. The fishing equipment retailer’s sales rose by 31.5% to £14.6m in the period, helped by a record Black Friday week when sales jumped 56% to £1.3m. The Norfolk-based firm’s international sales arose by 98% …

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