Following on from our earlier post here: Sea Angling 2012 – Local presentations to anglers and IFCA’s The Angling Trust have reported that they will be holding meetings in Cornwall, Devon and Hampshire over the course of March in order for sea anglers to hear about the results of the Sea Angling 2012 project from […]
DEFRA are holding a series of meetings to present the findings of the Sea Angling 2012 survey. It is hoped that these will be attended by as many anglers as possible to show how important to us are these findings. David Mitchell of the Angling Trust writes: “The meetings we have arranged are as follows: […]
The economic worth of English sea angling: compared to commercial fishing the difference is startling!
If someone asked you compare the value of sea angling with commercial fishing in England, which do you think is of greater financial worth? Given all you see in the media about the importance of commercial fishing and of threats to the industry, it’s logical to imagine that fish landings contribute significantly to the […]
Sea Angling 2012 was established to find out how many people go sea angling in England, how much they catch, how much is released, and the economic and social value of sea angling. This was to help local and national policy makers make balanced, well-informed decisions on sustainable development of all forms of sea fishing, […]
The Angling Trust’s Sussex Marine Region has launched a campaign to recognise the importance of one of Sussex’s most iconic sea fish species – the black bream. Anglers travel from all over the country to Sussex in order to spend money fishing for this magnificent-looking, hard-fighting and delicious sea fish species. Yet despite its status […]