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Newsletter – March 2017

Frome, Piddle & West Dorset Fisheries Association internet based news briefs. Our website is now being used in full again and we can expect regular news briefs.   The news will appear as links on the Westcountry Rivers Trust’s Twitter and Facebook. So please sign up to those as well for all their other information. […]

Angling Trust team hails breakthrough over cormorant problem

Anglers and fishery managers have today welcomed the decision by the Natural Environment and Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon to replace the current bureaucratic and wholly inadequate system of licensing the control of cormorants with a new catchment-based approach which will allow for predator control based on local needs rather than arbitrary national limits. The Angling […]

Benyon rejects canoeists campaign to paddle over anglers’ rights

Angling bodies have been getting increasingly concerned at the conduct of the British Canoe Union(BCU) and Canoe England (CE) who are encouraging canoeists to defy the law and trample over anglers rights. They have been promoting a ‘Right to Paddle’ campaign for several years and simply refuse to acknowledge the existence of limitations on navigation […]