Fishing News Roundup 105

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UK Fishing Fleet Survey coming to Scotland

The Scotsman

Story: Morag Kuc

Fleet survey researchers will be visiting ports and harbours across the country until September 8. The annual survey of the fishing fleet is conducted by Seafish, the public body that supports the UK seafood industry. The survey focuses on socio-economic questions to find out the financial performance of fishing businesses and the demographics of their crew. This gives vessel owners and skippers a platform to share how their businesses have fared in the last 12 months. Read more…

Outbreak of killer fish disease at picturesque angling spot

Express & Star

Story: Adam Smith

Halfpenny Green Wine Estate Fisheries confirmed KHV, which kills Koi Carp and must be reported to the authorities, had been found. The fisheries have three lakes set amongst the vineyards of South Staffordshire and is one of the most popular places for anglers in the region. Read more…

Angling club urges others to host more fishing sessions for schoolkids

Angling Times

Story: Freddie Sandford – News Editor

An angling club hosting weekly fishing sessions for schoolkids is urging others to do the same, after seeing a surge in youngster participation. Rochford Angling Club in Essex has spent two years hosting parties of schoolchildren, as well as Scouts, at its Falklands Lake. Read more…

Lanarkshire angling club gets set for open day competition

Daily Record

Story: Judith Toner

A Lanarkshire angling club is preparing to host an open day competition for the first time in five years – with a £500 top prize on offer for the top catch of the day. The special event hosted by Airdrie angling club takes place at their Hillend Loch location on Saturday, August 5, and all interested participants including non-members are invited to take part. Read more…


Ken Bruce

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