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Monthly Archives: March 2019

WATCH: Black Country angler nets ‘monster’ 102lb carp

Luke Vanes, who comes from Coseley, made the astounding catch in Euro Aqua lake in Nemesvita, Hungary and joins the likes of Colin Smith, Steve Weir and Warren Harrison who each caught a fish weighing over 100lbs. Mr Vanes, a carp fisherman, said the 102lb mirror carp was a ‘monster’ and that he struggled to lift it out of the …

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140-year-old law preventing river fishing during spring likely to be scrapped following Government review

A 140-year-old law that prevents river fishing for three months a year could be scrapped following a Government review. The Environment Agency is due to publish an evidence paper this month following a two-year consultation with fishery scientists and members of the angling community. The law was introduced under the Freshwater Fisheries Act 1878 so fish could complete the “procreation …

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Angler suffers arm injury after being bitten by shark while deep-sea fishing off coast of Cork

A man has been bitten by a shark while deep-sea fishing off the coast of Cork. The man suffered a serious lower arm injury during the incident, which happened on Saturday evening while he was deep-sea angling. He was given immediate first aid by the crew before being transferred to a lifeboat for further treatment. The RNLI said the incident …

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Newport Sea Angling Club lands new equipment from IFI

The Minister for Inland Fisheries, Seán Canney, has welcomed the success of Newport Sea Angling Club in securing fishing equipment from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) through the National Strategy for Angling Development for junior anglers in the local community. “I am happy to see IFI stand behind the Newport club’s excellent initiative, and I am confident their efforts will bring …

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Angling: New matches introduced to coincide with memorial match

As the summer draws to a close at the height of what’s been an amazing season for anglers, for many this time of year also sees the beginning of what can be an exciting new dawn. As experienced veterans of the game would most certainly confirm, autumn can also ring a change that sees fishing on many waters proving to …

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