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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Illegal fishing by gangs and migrants ‘must be tackled’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Poaching of fish such as carp has been on the rise, according to anglers The issue of poaching by criminal gangs and by Eastern European migrants fishing for food needs to be tackled by police, an ex-detective has said. Former policeman Paul Thomas has been appointed as regional enforcer in Cambridgeshire by the Angling Trust …

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Water travesty – bid to flog beauty spot reservoir

A beauty spot water supply created by a pioneering duke is under threat of sell-off. Secret meetings have taken place to off-load Troon’s historic reservoir at Collenan. Thousands of tons of water have already been drained from it. Furious anglers have stalled progress by custodians South Ayrshire Council but the water has been dropped by more than six feet, rendering …

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Myles Gibson: Angler dubbed ‘Rodfather’ fined for illegal fishing

Image copyright Other Image caption Myles Gibson was caught after a picture of him posing with the fish appeared in an industry magazine A professional angler once dubbed “The Rodfather” has been fined after illegally catching a prize carp from a protected lake. Myles Gibson caught the 51lb (23kg) fish at Tatton Park Mere in Cheshire before putting it back …

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Belfast schools angling for peace in Dromore

Media captionThe project aims to discourage children from becoming involved with antisocial behaviour A cross-community shared education scheme is taking children out of the city to practise their angling skills. Students from Seaview Primary and St Patrick’s primary in North Belfast were invited to join the Fishing for Schools project in Dromore. The initiative was launched by Angling First and …

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Liverpool’s Mo Salah catches another big fish as Egyptian relaxes after Champions League glory

MOHAMED SALAH spent the season catching out goalkeepers – but now he is catching fish. The Liverpool forward, 26, is enjoying some well-earned rest after lifting the Champions League trophy at the beginning of the month. Mohamed Salah posted on Instagram to show off his ability as a fisherman this morningCredit: Instagram The Liverpool star is enjoying some time off …

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Developer who got a discount on land fails in bid to build less affordable homes

A housing firm which bought sought after land at a discount has been told it cannot reduce the number of affordable homes at the site. Enzo’s Homes bought land at Penllergare Valley Woods from Swansea Council in a deal believed to be around £1 million. The company later signed a legal agreement with the council to provide 16 affordable houses …

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100th birthday celebration for WWII veteran – The San Diego Union

CAMP PENDLETON Marines to celebrate Corps’ 244th birthday The Camp Pendleton Historical Society hosts a Marine Corps Birthday Celebration from 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Omni La Costa Resort Spa, 2100 Costa Del Mar Road. The event starts at 5 p.m. with pre-dinner cocktail hour followed by birthday ball ceremony, dinner and silent auction. The event is …

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Reality Check: Fishing after Brexit – sink or swim?

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Angling Notes: Best of Times on a weekend fishing outing to Cobh

Cobh in Co Cork certainly lived up to expectations following the recent fishing outing with a group from The Irish Times. The weekend was hailed as ‘one of the best’ in terms of quality of fish and the excellent accommodation afforded to our group. From the fishing perspective, we were, of course, blessed with probably the most experienced skipper in …

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Lave net fishery closure fear over catch and release plan

Image copyright Black Rock Lave Net Fishery Image caption Black Rock fishermen fish in the Severn Estuary between 1 June and 31 August Fishermen using a 400-year-old method have said plans to make them release their catches to preserve salmon stocks could threaten their future. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) said its catch and release proposal could halt the decline of …

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