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Fish Legal pursues compensation after “devastating” fertiliser pollution kills hundreds of fish

Fish Legal has sent a ‘letter before action’ to a farmer’s insurers claiming compensation for its member club, Grantham Angling Association (GAA). The claim relates to the farmer polluting the river Witham near Grantham in April 2012 with approximately 6,000 litres of liquid fertiliser, killing at least a thousand fish. FishingMagic will continue to flag-up The Angling Trust's and Fish Legal's involvement in these unfortunate events - do join if you're not already a member. ... Full story

New Parliament sets up a 'Voice for Angling'

MPs met with Mark Lloyd and Martin Salter of the Angling Trust in the House of Commons this week to re-establish the All Party Parliamentary Group on Angling in the new Parliament which was elected at the General Election on May 7th. The Conservative MP for Broxbourne, Herts, Charles Walker, was elected Chairman for the second time. ... Full story

The Angling Trust: Fighting For Fishing

Operation Leviathan – An important part of improving fishery protection. ... Full story

Ireland wins the Championship Title at the SALC Home International Boat Championship

Team strength in depth and international experience proved to be the key to success when Ireland powered to victory on day two in Weymouth at the annual SALC Home International Boat Angling Championship from 17th – 21st June 2015. ... Full story

FREE Family Fishing Day at Barnwell Country Park Sunday 28th June

Family Fishing at Barnwell Country Park, Peterborough, is a fantastic opportunity for new people to get hooked on angling, lapsed anglers to rediscover their love for the sport or for existing anglers to learn some new skills. ... Full story

Record fish, Monitoring invertebrates, How your rod licence money is spent and much more...

You are invited to attend the South East Freshwater Fisheries Forum, 15th July 2015 at the Jack & Jill Pub, Brighton Road, Clayton, West Sussex BN6 9PD. Meeting begins at 7.15pm. In association with the Environment Agency ... Full story

Richard Rawsthorne Wins the Championship Title for Anglers with Disabilities

26 anglers with disabilities competed for the title of National Individual Champion at the Angling Trust National Championship for Anglers with Disabilities at Lakeview Fishery, Melton Mowbray on Saturday 13th June 2015. ... Full story

Environmental Challenges Across the Broads

You are invited to attend the East of England Open Forum Invitation Broads Special 22nd July 2015 at the Oaklands Hotel, 89 Yarmouth Rd, Norwich NR7 0HH. Tea and coffee served from 6.45pm..meeting begins 7.00pm ... Full story

Angling Trust Lobbies EU for Bass Minimum Size Increase

The Angling Trust has stepped up the pressure to see the long overdue introduction of a 42cm minimum conservation reference size (MCRS) for both recreational and commercial bass fishing in order to allow the fish an opportunity to spawn successfully before harvesting. The present stock crisis is very much due to over-fishing on the spawning grounds as well as a minimum size which allows fishing for juvenile bass before they had the chance to spawn. ... Full story

2015/16 England Talent Pathway Launched

The Angling Trust is now inviting applications from young coarse anglers to enter the 2015/16 England Talent Pathway Programme. Talent Pathway events will begin in June and will take place throughout the country providing opportunities in the North, Midlands and Southern regions. ... Full story

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