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Tag Archives: freshwater fishing

Flybe collapse: Blue Islands to rescue Jersey’s Birmingham and Exeter routes

The Guernsey-based airline, which previously had an agreement in place allowing it to use Flybe’s branding and website, says that it will formally announce the launch over the coming days. The airline ran free-of-charge ‘goodwill’ flights for passengers stranded in both cities on Thursday and Friday. In an update, a spokesman for the company, said: ‘Further announcements relating to commencement …

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Path closures in place around Wepre Park’s Rosie Pond as improvement work gets underway

Wepre Park’s Rosie Pond will be closed until September 14 while work on replacing the pegs – wooden platforms which line the pond where fishing takes place – takes place. Pathways around the pond have been closed to the public while the work is carries out, only ‘authorised people will be allowed beyond barriers. Important update from Connah’s Quay and …

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Magnet fishers apologise to De Montfort University after bomb scare ‘ruined’ open day

Two magnet fishers have apologised to De Montfort University for “ruining” their open day by fishing a grenade out of the River Soar. Thomas Dickson and Isaac Baldwin have spoken after their discovery of an unexploded ‘grenade’ next to the city centre campus at the weekend. “We would like to say sorry from us and on behalf of our group …

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I’m really hooked on fishing! Pensioner, 66, left home four years ago to live in tent by carp angling lake (an

I’m really hooked on fishing! Pensioner, 66, left home four years ago to live in tent by carp angling lake (and his wife is happy for him because she has the house to herself) Peter Ralph, 66, moved out of the house he shared with wife Paula, 55 Retired roofer spends every day and night at Orchid Lake in Oxfordshire …

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The Premier League star you might bump into in Whitmore – with a fishing rod – Stoke-on

It is a long time since you might bump into even a Stoke City player or two in North Staffordshire, away from a match day or the training ground. Yes, Joe Allen has posed for photographs with fans while he’s been out and about in the Potteries Shopping Centre but Xherdan Shaqiri, Marko Arnautovic, Bojan et al commuted in from …

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British anglers’ cars are torched ‘by jealous French rivals’ after 60lb catch

Carp wars: British anglers’ cars are torched ‘by jealous French rivals’ after 60lb catch British anglers have been subjected to intimidation by local fishermen in France  Latest attack saw two cars torched while their owners were on boat in the middle of a lake Darrell Peck and Gary Hood were fishing when they heard a huge explosion They found their …

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Man pays heartfelt tribute after shock death of best friend at just 20

A Boston man has told of his pain and anguish after the shock death of his closest friends. Ryan Moore and Nathan Lea were inseparable after both being born in the same month at Boston Pilgrim Hospital 20 years ago. Since then they lived on the same street, attended Haven High Academy together and spent every night out after work …

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Fishermen put on sturgeon alert after two boys catch rare species in Pembrokeshire

Two boys have sparked an alert for fishermen to keep an eye out for sturgeon after they are thought to have made one of the most unusual catches. Fishermen along the English and Welsh coasts are being asked to watch out for sturgeon which is one of the most protected fish in the world, and the eggs of the beluga …

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A hook in her eyelid and a line coming out of her mouth… the woeful state of a swan injured by discarded fishing tackle

Anglers have been urged not to discard fishing tackle after a swan was badly wounded. The female swan was found with a fishing lure stuck in her bottom eyelid and with fishing line coming out of her mouth. The RSPCA said the swan was rescued from the Shropshire Union Canal near North Road, Llanymynech by the charity’s inspector Christopher Dunbar …

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‘Remarkable’ 6th Century Severn fishery rights for sale

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Severn estuary seen from Goldcliff, which overlooks the free fishery Rights to fish a section of the River Severn which date back to the 6th Century are up for sale. The Free Fishery of the Severn belonged to the ancient Welsh kings of Glamorgan and Gwent, and stretch three miles (4.8km) from the …

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