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Daily Archives: March 25, 2019

Anglers fined almost £8,000 for fishing without a licence – Stoke-on

Staffordshire anglers are among those hit with fines and costs during a series of court cases this week. A total of 11 anglers, including two from Staffordshire, had cases against them proved in their absence at Northampton Magistrates Court after the Environment Agency brought cases against them – and were hit with fines totalling almost £8,000 between them. Those ordered …

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Safety warning as rise in magnet fishing hobby sees anglers fish out guns and grenades in UK rivers

Hobbyists have been urged to stop fishing with super-strength magnets after guns and grenades were plucked from the bottom of Britain’s canals. Magnet fishing has attracted an increasing number of enthusiasts after the unusual hobby was highlighted by England rugby star James Haskell earlier this year.  But authorities are now cautioning against the activity after a number of dangerous objects …

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Angling Notes: Anglers in Ireland to be allowed keep one bass a day

Following revised advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) from October 1st to December 31st 2018, anglers fishing in Ireland will be allowed to keep one bass a day. The council submitted revised advice for bass in the divisions covering the central and southern North Sea, Irish Sea, English Channel, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea …

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