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Monthly Archives: November 2019

‘No fishing’ signs end sport in Glenrothes park

Irresponsible anglers are being blamed for Fife Council’s decision to block fishing in a Glenrothes park. The local authority has posted ‘No Fishing’ signs in Riverside Park after complaints from the public about fishing tackle being left beside the wildlife pond, endangering wildfowl. But the council’s decision has been criticised by a local fisher, who insists that the facility has …

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A ‘Brilliant’ New Website Helps Anglers Find The Perfect Fishing Spot – Clive Bradley – Mirror Online

A new mobile-friendly interactive website has been launched to help anglers, and would-be anglers, find the best spot to fish. Fishinginfo.co.uk provides everything needed for a fishing trip, from searching for fishing spots to what the weather is doing and live water levels to information on buying a rod licence and where to buy kit. With so much information available …

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President’s cast starts a new angling season

The Eden Angling Association marked the opening day of the 2019 Eden salmon fishing season with a traditional blessing of the river. The blessing was held recently at Dairsie Bridge pool, Kemback. Association president George Armitt welcomed all who were present and blessed the river with Uisge-Betha before making the traditional first cast in the river to open the season. …

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Fisherman dies after landing his biggest ever catch to win a competition

“We were all at home waiting for him to come back for his party. “He has had quite a few illnesses over the years and we have been expecting him to go anytime. “He was not one to complain.” Mrs Fisher, a retired Waitrose manager, said her husband, who worked as a builder, suffered multiple health complications over the years …

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Fishermen take plunge | Great Dunmow & Stansted Airport News

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Fish of the Week: On your pike

THE first frosts have hit, the trees have begun to shed their leaves and the temperatures have started to fall. I’ve been up north this week enjoying some windy munros and touring around some glorious autumnal scenery. I’ve driven over classic salmon rivers such as the Spey and the Findhorn but a bit of research had me out chasing Highland …

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Fish of the Week: Haul added up

The Lake of Menteith has just seen some record-breaking hauls in the second semi-final of the Scottish Club Championships, with 60 anglers setting a new catch best, boating 641 fish for 1733lbs. Congratulations to James Litster, the head of youth development with the Scotland teams, who finished top rod with 31 fish on dries mainly in the Gap. His Neilston …

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Fisherman fined 12K for trawling in forbidden scallop zone off Devon coast

A scallop trawler skipper and his company have been fined £12,000 after they were caught fishing in conservation areas off Salcombe and Dartmouth. Martyn Rogers blamed an error in a navigation device after his boat the Amy R dredged for scallops in forbidden zones twice within the space of eight days. He brought up more than four tons of shellfish, …

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Brixham fishing crew honoured with first ever ‘Life Saver Award’ after miracle rescue

It was dark, it was cold, it was stormy with 70knot winds and waves 20ft high when young fisherman Reegan Green was lifted off his feet and washed overboard from a Brixham trawler 25 miles off the Devon coastline. Experienced air and sea rescue personnel who spent an hour looking for Reegan in the dark knew one thing – they …

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Hundreds of people in Birmingham are being fined £160 – for this reason

Illegal fishing by anglers in the West Midlands left them facing thousands in fines last year. Exclusive figures obtained under freedom of information laws show there were 398 prosecutions in our region in 2018/19. Some 98 per cent of those – or 392 – were successful, leading to fines totalling £62,893. The average fine handed out was £160. In 2017/18, …

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