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Monthly Archives: May 2019

‘The slow death by slurry of the rivers and streams I used to fish’

A farmer who once caught salmon and trout by the dozen fears slurry has slowly suffocated the rivers and streams he fished as a young man. WARNING: There is a graphic image further down in this story He claimed too much liquefied slurry was being spread too often on fields in the west of Carmarthenshire. The man, who is his …

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‘Talented’ carpenter and keen fisherman found dead

A “talented carpenter” and keen fisherman has died at the age of 31. Steffan Evans was found dead at a property in Brecon , police confirmed. His death is not being treated as suspicious. Mr Evans, from Ystradgynlais , had been a lifelong member of the Tawe and Tributaries Angling Association. Gareth Williams, club chairman, said he was “eternally grateful” …

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‘Piranhas’ found in Doncaster fishing lake

Image copyright SWNS Image caption The fish is being examined to determine its species Tests are being carried out on two suspected piranhas found dead in a Yorkshire fishing lake. The razor-toothed fish were found by local anglers at Martinwells Lake at Edlington, near Doncaster, a popular walking and fishing spot. Experts said it was virtually impossible for piranhas to …

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Fishermen who hauled in enormous black marlin weighing 650 kilograms are blasted by animal activists

Trophy fishermen who hauled in enormous black marlin weighing 650 kilograms are blasted by animal activists for killing the stunning fish Animal lovers have slammed a fisherman for catching and killing a massive fish The 650kg Black Marlin was caught off the Fraser Island coast in Queensland Activists have called the fisherman ‘cruel’ after a photo was posted online By …

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Catch of the day: Fishing lakes for sale

The land and lakes at Waun-Y-Pound, near Ebbw Vale, is included in a catalogue of some 60 others properties. Sean Roper of Paul Fosh Auctions described it as “a rare opportunity for someone, perhaps an angler or coarse fisherman, to hook a substantial plot of land complete with fishing lakes”

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Massive slurry spill is a ‘disaster’ for Anglesey’s fishing tourism

Survey work will be carried out at an Anglesey lake this summer to assess the impact of a major slurry spill on fish stocks. No dead fish have yet been found at Llyn Coron, a SSSI and Special Area of Conservation, after an estimated 75,000 gallons of slurry leaked from a farm tank. But anglers fear pollution damage to spawning …

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River Teifi salmon shortage reaching ‘crisis point’

Coracle fishermen have said they will start returning any salmon they catch because of concerns about fish stocks. The Teifi Coracle Netsmen have called on other anglers to also catch and release, as concerns mount about fish stocks in the River Teifi. Natural Resources Wales figures show a decline in numbers, with just over 40 declared net catches on the …

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John Bailey: Fancy perch instead of turkey at Christmas? | Norwich City FC and Norfolk and Suffolk sport

Opinion PUBLISHED: 18:58 10 December 2018 | UPDATED: 18:58 10 December 2018 John Bailey Perch are the perfect Christmas present for John Bailey and Robbie Northman Picture: John Bailey Archant div{ width: 100%; } /* EDP Specific */ .viewAll { margin-top: 0px!important; /* This is set in the “View All” Element, setting !important here to brute-force it */ } ]]> …

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5 Of The Best Fishing Locations In The UK – Fishing In Wales, Scotland And England

Fish type: Mainly pike Licence: You will need a Trout, coarse fish and eel license, available from gov.uk/fishing-licences The Broads, a network of man-made waterways created by the digging of peat, are home to some of the best pike fishing in the UK. The Broads are also home to carp, roach, rudd, bream, perch and tench. MORE INFO

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