Environment Agency

North East Anglers Under the EA Spotlight

Anglers in the North East of England are being reminded to obey the law after Environment Agency enforcement officers caught 34 people fishing illegally over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. ... Full story

Rod Licence Fees Not Being Spent ‘As the law requires’

More than one-and-a-quarter million anglers in England paying £22 million a year for fishing rod licences are being short changed because the money is not being spent to maintain and develop freshwater fisheries, as the law requires. ... Full story

Fisheries Enforcement Workshops - Now Booking!

Learn about angling law, the role of bailiffs and see examples of illegal fishing methods. ... Full story

Is the EA Fit for Purpose?

Fish Legal has questioned whether the EA is ‘fit for purpose’ as, despite evidence of significant fish mortalities and environmental offences being committed, they decided NOT to prosecute a polluter... ... Full story

Warning Follows Fish Deaths on Devon’s River Deer

Home owners are being reminded of the dangers of pouring cleaning fluids and other toxic chemicals down drains after nearly 200 fish died following a pollution incident on the River Deer near Holsworthy. ... Full story

River Welland Improvements

The Environment Agency has started work to improve fish passage through a town centre river. ... Full story

Weir Removal opens up Gayton Brook

A weir that prevented fish from migrating on the Gayton Brook in Staffordshire has been removed by the Environment Agency. ... Full story

Environment Agency Admits to Serious Failures over Fish Kill Investigations

The Environment Agency (EA) has admitted that it has failed to follow its own procedures when investigating pollution incidents which cause fish kills. ... Full story

What Have the EA Ever Done for Us?

Well, you can now find out just how the EA work with a wide range of partners to improve fisheries in the South East of England by viewing the latest Annual Fisheries Report. ... Full story

Fish Boost for Tiverton Canal

More than 4,000 tench and bream were released into the Tiverton Canal this week to help replace fish lost following a bank collapse near Halberton last year. ... Full story

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