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  1. General Board
    Maybe of interest to any Scottish Angling Clubs/Associations struggling financially, worth a look.
  2. General Board
    From Angling Trust: "Only 4 days left to submit a response to the Environment Agency's consultation to seek views on the potential to extend the beach netting season for sea trout in Yorkshire and the North East. The closing date for this consultation is 21 February 2020. We feel that it is...
  3. General Board
    I hadn't realised that the Sage method was being replace with another model and the Method was discounted , want a Switch rod rated for a 6 or 7 line , I have tried Glasgow angling centre , Sportfish ,Fishtec ,Fawcetts , Angling active and John Norris .Does anyone on the forum know of a tackle...
  4. Angling Literature Section
    ANGLING BOOKS It has come to the Association's attention that a selection on angling-related books are on sale in the Save the Children shop on Kenneth Street Stornoway. See the list below. SAA Successful Sea Angling by David Carl Forbes 1971 Greased Line Fishing for Salmon by Jock Scott 1935...
  5. Off Topic Lounge
    Love him , or not , he certainly made his mark , and introduced many to angling in all its variations. Norfolk TV and fishing legend John Wilson dies in Thailand | Anglia - ITV News
  6. News & Features
    The Environment Agency has produced a report that states Freshwater anglers contribute an estimated 1.4 billion to the English economy and supports up to 27,000 full time jobs. The study found that coarse fishing was the most popular activity accounting for 19 million days of fishing. Game...
  7. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    Not much sympathy for anglers in this Independent article today especially the letters comments! Mike Anglers urging government to allow shooting of more cormorants to stop birds eating fish they catch for sport Exclusive: Move comes despite failure to reach allocated quota of 3,000 in past two...
  8. General Board
    The angling trust has just put out a request for clubs and landowners to apply for fish eating bird control licences for this winter . Please pass on the info .
  9. Rods
    Back in February I started researching the origins of carbon fibre rods. After initiating a thread on the UK Fly Fishing Forum I was asked by the Angling Heritage Museum of Torrington, Devon, the curators of an early Hardy prototype graphite rod (now on view to the public), to write an article...
  10. Classified Sales
    Patagonia SST(current model) Jacket, size medium. Bought as a spare last year(for my other Patagonia jacket:doh:!) and has lived in the boot ever since. Think i've worn this once(possibly twice although cant actually recall) for an hour at most. Winding down my salmon gear(and fishing.....will...
  11. General Board
    ANGLING TRUST: Please apply your new Times Series Analysis to the Chart below, thanks. However, I think a Bayesian approach to estimating a split by species would be appropriate - do you ? Salmon/ sea-trout grouped together. Probably few sea-trout before end May most years. Counter is about 8...
  12. General Board
    Am I missing something, or has nobody had the inclination to comment? The EA, following on from it's buddies at NRW (Welsh equivalent), have suddenly decided that they are not proceeding with their previously announced wide ranging package of supposed magic pills to save salmon in 2018. These...
  13. General Board
    A bit of an odd thread title I will concede. The thing is though our beloved Environment Agency yesterday announced that they do not intend to implement their poorly planned scheme to drive angling clubs and anybody associated with angling into the poor house, at least for this year. I...
  14. General Board
    Big shout out to Frasers Angling Outdoors of Gateshead. I phoned up yesterday at 10.00am, discussed what i wanted, was giving the price (much cheaper than some of the bigger chains), put in an order and at 12.00 noon today it arrived safe and sound. The service I always receive from them is 5...
  15. Irish Rivers Reports & News
    Derry City & Strabane - Home There is an Angling Fair in the Melvin Sports Complex, Strabane, County Tyrone on 7th and 8th April. It lasts from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. each day. Celebrities include Andrew Toft. Scott Makenzie, Robert Gillespie, Gordon Armstrong, Steve Munn and Glenda...
  16. General Board
    Visiting family in perth and fancy a few casts, Most likely will only have a few hours so I don't want to book an expensive beat is there and angling clubs that do day tickets within a short driving distance?
  17. Irish Shrimp Fly Patterns
    A few Easky Gold Shrimps tied for the North West Angling Fair
  18. General Board
    Has anyone tried the sunglasses sold by Opticaid UK (angling eyes) with the magnifying section. As I change glasses when I tie on a different fly it's a pain and my eyesight isn't getting any better. Just wondered if there is any mileage in them as they are 2 for the price of one.
  19. Welsh Rivers
    A Challenge to NRW/EA/CEFAS Stock Assessments - Support Needed! A group of us in North Wales have been working closely with the NWATFCC (North West Angling Trust Fisheries Consultative Committee) in order to challenge NRW's Stock Assessment and Reporting and resulting river classifications...
  20. General Board
    Hugo Ross's shop in Wick is up for sale. Would be lovely to think someone buys it and retains it as an angling / shooting store but I won't hold my breath.
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