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Angler races to snatch fish from jaws of large seal in incredible video

An incredible video shows a tussle between an experienced angler and a 300lb seal on the Welsh coast. The video, shot in Anglesey, shows fisherman Dion Parry in a race to reel in a pollock before it is snatched from his line by the speeding mammal gliding through the water. The silhouette of the huge seal can be seen close …

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Coronavirus: Will lockdown easing see more of us using rivers?

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Enjoying the water – but who owns it? Figures suggest that more people than ever are heading to Britain’s rivers with the easing of lockdown – renewing calls for better public rights of access. It comes as MPs are to consider proposals aimed at opening up the waterways to all. But after recent incidences …

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Police called out to dispute near Brighouse between poachers and bailiffs

A heated dispute between poachers and bailiffs at Brookfoot Ponds near Brighouse led to police being called out. An eyewitness said: “Fishing poachers threatened Brighouse Angling Club’s bailiff, police called and other bailiffs. “Police threatened to arrest one of the bailiffs. I have been blocked in for about an hour and a quarter.” Brookfoot is a village which lies between …

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‘It’s like having a bit of freedom back’: Anglers return as restrictions ease

Jim Crutchley, a teacher from Wells, was among the first to cast off, rising at 4.30am to head to Viaduct Fishery in Somerton for the first time since before lockdown began. Thank you to the @AnglingTrust for this! #wearefishingagain @AliHamidi @DeanMacey ???????????? — matt gilbert (@mattgilbert19) May 13, 2020 “It was great,” he told the PA news agency. “It …

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Fishing surges after coronavirus lockdown is eased, angling licence figures show

Lockdown-weary Britons reached for their fishing rods after coronavirus restrictions were lifted, figures show today. Anglers desperate to escape virtual house arrest hung “gone fishing” signs on their front doors as they grabbed their bait and hooks and headed for the nearest lake or river. Environment Agency statistics reveal a huge surge in sales of fishing licences after the Government …

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Inquest into death of angler who sparked massive police search after he was last seen on river bank – Stoke-on

An inquest has been held into the death of an angler who was last seen on the banks of the River Dove. Roger Wheat, from Bedworth, in Warwickshire, had been fishing in Ellastone, near Uttoxeter, on Tuesday, January 7. He was reported missing and a three-day search was carried out for the 79-year-old. Staffordshire Police, Staffordshire Search and Rescue, Nottinghamshire …

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