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Environment Agency issues advice to people who want to go fishing

The Environment Agency says nobody should be leaving their house to go fishing – but the authority has issued advice for anglers on how they can prepare for the end of the lockdown. The current advice from government is clear: stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. To keep ourselves and others safe, it’s vital that we all …

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People now able to go fishing after lockdown rules are eased

The Environment Agency has lifted restrictions on fishing and angling that were put in place amid the coronavirus lockdown. These restrictions have been lifted due to new guidance that was announced by Boris Johnson on Sunday, that allows people to go outside for unlimited exercise, and even see a member of another household, so long as social distancing is maintained. …

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Anglers fined after being caught fishing illegally near Bakewell

Four anglers who were caught fishing illegally have all been handed a fine. James Evans, Tom Evans, Steven Evans and Levi Evans were spotted catching fish near Bakewell and were reeled in by police. North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates’ Court heard how police found 28 dead trout when they responded to the incident in August last year. James Evans …

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Tuna and anchovies to chase out cod in 30 years as UK seas warm up

Tony Juniper, Chair of Natural England, said: “This report underlines the profound and wide-ranging impacts already being caused to our marine environment by climate change. The UK is taking strong steps to safeguard the health of the ocean environment that is so vital for our wellbeing, both around our own shores and further away. More is needed, however, including the …

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The new rules on exercise and playing sport that come into effect today

Monday sees the most significant changes to lockdown measures in Wales come into force, meaning many more people can get back to playing the sport or doing the exercise they enjoy with friends. At the heart of the changes is the general new rule people can drive up to five miles for exercise and meet up with members of one …

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Inquest held into death of missing angler who sparked massive search

An inquest has been held into the death of an angler who was found in the River Dove after a large search when he went missing. Roger Wheat, from Bedworth, in Warwickshire, had been fishing in Ellastone, near Uttoxeter, on Tuesday, January 7. He was reported missing, having last been seen on the banks of the river, which led to …

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Angler dies following altercation with youths at Kent castle

An angler who died while fishing on a lake at a medieval castle in Kent may have been involved in an altercation with some youths prior to his death, police have said. The man, who was in his 60s, had been in a boat with two other anglers on a lake in the grounds of Lullingstone Castle when the incident …

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Fishing – if you are tempted then don’t splash your cash

With lock down eased north of the Border angling, phones were ringing off the hook at fisheries. Many of the calls are from newcomers who have been tempted to try fishing which is one of Britain’s leading participant sports. Jim Gargaro, a former Edinburgh fishing tackle shop owner, and now the host at popular Bowden Springs fishery near Linlithgow, is …

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Coronavirus: How Scotland’s lockdown rules differ from the other nations

The first minister has indicated there could be some easing of lockdown measures in Scotland from 28 May. More detail on the plan is expected to be published later this week, which is likely to allow some outdoor work and activities such as golf. Ms Sturgeon has given an indication of what might happen in Scotland in her “looking beyond …

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