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Jan 09,2007  by SACN

'Angler' Fined for Undersized Bass

imageSea angler fined for catching undersize bass. On the 8th January 2007 Mr Joseph Perks, 'an angler' (see reader's comment added below) from Worthing, West Sussex was fined £300 and made to contribute £200 towards prosecution costs for retaining undersize Sea ... [full story]

Oct 30,2006  by SACN

2.1 Million to Support Recreational Sea Angling

image$2.1 million to support recreational fishing Well not in the UK unfortunately. There is still some way to go before Government here catches up with other countries who have recognised the value of Recreational Sea Angling (RSA), not only as a ... [full story]

Oct 02,2007  by SACN

20 year vision for sustainable fisheries

imageA 20-year vision to help fishing communities and businesses prosper, safeguard fish stocks and protect the marine environment has been unveiled. Fisheries Minister Jonathan Shaw today (2 October) published Fisheries 2027, the government’s long-term vision for a sustainable fisheries sector to ... [full story]

Sep 19,2006  by SACN

A Different Path for Welsh Bass

imageThe latest news from Wales seems to indicate that the Welsh may take a different view when considering the future of their bass stocks, rather than the half-hearted measure of a miniscule increase in mls (still below the first spawning ... [full story]

Jan 16,2008  by SACN

A Fair Share of the Sea

imageRecently SACN were involved with WWF in producing a film to support WWF calls for protection of the Marine Environment through the introduction of a Marine Bill. Dave Morton, the SACN co-ordinator for the North East arranged to take a WWF ... [full story]

Nov 04,2008  by SACN

A New Harvest from the Sea

imageNew report on the potential of marine biomass for anaerobic biogas production, available from The Crown Estate An investment by The Crown Estate has resulted in a new report, by Maeve Kelly and Symon Dworjanyn of the Scottish Association for Marine ... [full story]

Jul 11,2007  by SACN

A New NFSA Division for Yorkshire

imageOften felt to be a neglected region of the country when it comes to political representation of the region's anglers, local anglers have the opportunity of creating a new division of the NFSA made up of anglers who fully understand ... [full story]

Jan 06,2008  by SACN

A Question of Trust

imagePress Release Information from the Bass Sportfishing Society (BASS) 6 January 2008 - For Immediate Release A Question of Trust “Labour is on course to lose the Angling Vote” That is ... [full story]

Apr 08,2007  by SACN

A Right to Roam around Our Coasts

imageThe government is to consult on access to England's coastline.   Walkers are to be given the "right to roam" around the entire coastline of Britain, under government proposals. At present the public only has access to around half the ... [full story]

Dec 30,2008  by SACN

A Sea of Troubles

imageMan is assaulting the oceans. They will smite him if he does not take care. From The Economist: http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12853926 Britain’s seas once teemed with life but overfishing is turning them into a desert. From The Times: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article5375191.ece [full story]

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