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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Angling Notes: Galway Bay Hotel to host fly-fishing extravaganza

Ireland’s fly-fishing extravaganza will again feature the largest group of fly tyers and game angling stands as 60 of the world’s best tyers gather at the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill on November 9th and 10th to participate in the 10th Irish Fly Fair and International Angling Show. Visitors will have the opportunity to see some of the finest fly …

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Angling Notes: Galway Bay Hotel to host fly-fishing extravaganza

Ireland’s fly-fishing extravaganza will again feature the largest group of fly tyers and game angling stands as 60 of the world’s best tyers gather at the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill on November 9th and 10th to participate in the 10th Irish Fly Fair and International Angling Show. Visitors will have the opportunity to see some of the finest fly …

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Great white shark shocks fishermen as it refuses to let go of boat for two HOURS

A great white shark was caught by a group of shocked anglers as they went on a fishing expedition near Sain Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. Captain Joe Gamez and his boat crew dragged the eight-foot predator around the bay for nearly two hours before eventually reeling it in. Horrifying footage shows the fearsome animal suddenly emerging from the water in …

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Bodelwyddan angling club still going strong after 40 years

In March 1975, long before iPads and smart phones, a new angling club was formed to counter concerns that local youngsters were becoming too inactive. A few months earlier, Bodelwyddan Town Council had uncovered documents showing that the fishing rights on a section of the River Elwy had been given to local residents. It felt this was an ideal opportunity …

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The life that lies below East Park’s lake, its dangers – and the swimming wallaby

It dominates one of Hull’s best loved green spaces but how much do you actually know about East Park’s lake? The popular lake has been around since the turn of the 20th century and has been a source of leisure and enjoyment for the people of Hull ever since. Once full of rowing boats, more recently it has become a …

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RSPCA appeal after ‘sad and unusual discovery’ of dead dog in suitcase

The RSPCA has launched an appeal after what it is describing as a ‘sad and unusual discovery’ on the banks of the Feeder in Bristol. An angler discovered a dead dog inside a suitcase hidden in bushes on Feeder Road this week, the charity said. The dog wasn’t chipped, and had been injured before it died, and now RSPCA inspectors …

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Police name and picture man, 21, stabbed to death near McDonald’s in city centre

Asim Khan, from Grangetown in south Cardiff, was fatally stabbed near a McDonald’s in the city in the early hours of this morning. Emergency services were scrambled to the scene at 4.50am and paramedics performed CPR as they desperately tried to save Asim. The young man was then rushed to hospital where he tragically died. Police launched a murder investigation …

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Moc Morgan: memorial for angling’s ‘grand-daddy’ unveiled

Media captionJulia Morgan explains why the area was so important to her late husband A memorial has been unveiled in Ceredigion to commemorate the acclaimed fisherman and broadcaster Moc Morgan. The stone memorial is on the banks of Llyn Egnant – one of the famous Teifi pools – near the village of Ffair Rhos in Ceredigion. He died last year …

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Anglers urged to kill escaped rainbow trout

Image copyright AFP Image caption The escaped rainbow trout are considered safe to eat The Loughs Agency has urged anglers to help catch thousands of farmed fish which have escaped into rivers in County Tyrone and County Londonderry. The non-native rainbow trout entered the River Strule near Newtownstewart after it burst its banks and flooded the Rocks Lodge hatchery last …

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