News headlines Jan 10 - Jan 11
26.12.10 Anglers Seek Action on Cormorants to Save Rural Businesses The Angling Trust has written to Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon MP asking him to take action to reduce the red tape tangling up the process for applying for a licence to control fish-eating birds which cause untold damage the UK’s £3.5 billion angling industry.
24.12.10 British Record (Rod Caught) Fish Committee (BRFC) Meeting - December 17th, 2010
The BRFC met at the Fishmongers Hall, London on 14th December 2010. A list of ratified claims is available for download in this article.
23.12.10 Prize Winners from the Carp Society's Winter Show
Winners of our Nutrabaits Spot the Spod competition and our Hot Rox Handwarmers lucky draw.
22.12.10 Sea Anglers Raise Alarm That Local Authority Funding Cuts Could See Fish Stocks Suffer Sea anglers fear that central Government funding cuts could see inshore fish stocks suffer as local authorities struggle to pay their share of the levy for the new Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs).
13.12.10 Water companies may hide their dirty secrets, rules Information Tribunal Water companies have always been reluctant to supply anglers with information about pollution – but a Tribunal which deals with appeals on information issues has now concluded that water and sewage companies in England and Wales are not covered by laws on freedom of information.