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  1. The Great British Beach Clean – How Anglers Can Help

    The Great British Beach Clean – How Anglers Can Help

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    As anglers, we take pride in not only our fishing but our surroundings whether it be the riverside or the shorelines. Although many of us anglers clean up after ourselves when fishing at the beach, we could be doing, even more, to help combat the

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  2. The World’s First 100% Recycled Fishing Line -  Sufix Recycline Green Monofilament

    The World’s First 100% Recycled Fishing Line - Sufix Recycline Green Monofilament

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    As anglers, we live for our sport but we also care for the environmental impact that fishing waste can cause. Many of us anglers, including the team over at Sufix, are aware that our oceans are in trouble along with many of our freshwater venues too

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  3. Angling Trust & Angling Direct Announce Major Partnership in Fight to Protect Waterways for Fish and Fishing

    Angling Trust & Angling Direct Announce Major Partnership in Fight to Protect Waterways for Fish and Fishing

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    Angling Direct are delighted to announce that they have become the latest Trade Associate partner to the Angling Trust; the National Governing Body for angling. As part of the agreement, Angling Direct will actively support the vital work of the

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  4. Sturgeon 'Critically Endangered' | Conservation vs Caviar

    Sturgeon 'Critically Endangered' | Conservation vs Caviar

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    Sturgeon are the most Critically Endangered group of species in the world. They shared the planet with dinosaurs but, relatively recently, humans have not been so good at sharing the planet. 85% of sturgeon, one of the oldest families of fish in

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  5. Fishing has now been prescribed by the NHS to treat Anxiety & Depression in the UK

    Fishing has now been prescribed by the NHS to treat Anxiety & Depression in the UK

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    Here at Angling Direct, we could not be happier with the recognition of the benefits angling has on mental health. Fishing is not only a pastime but a way of life for many people and its benefits to achieving a healthy body and mind can now be used

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  6. Angling Trust’s Anglers Against Pollution Campaign

    Angling Trust’s Anglers Against Pollution Campaign

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    A recent WWF Living Planet Report estimated an 84% loss in freshwater biodiversity. Along with climate change, the pollution in rivers, lakes and estuaries is having a catastrophic effect on plants and wildlife – and the biggest threat is in

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  7. 5 Ways that Angling Relieves Stress

    5 Ways that Angling Relieves Stress

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    The month of April does not only mean April fools and Easter celebrations but it also marks Stress Awareness Month. After the last few months of being in tough restrictions in the UK, anglers can now start to benefit from more fishing opportunities (

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  8. Angling Trust Release Updates on Upcoming Changes to Fishing in England

    Angling Trust Release Updates on Upcoming Changes to Fishing in England

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    It is the news we have all been waiting for! On the evening of 16 March 2021, Angling Trust stated that after “intense discussions with government officials” they could confirm that all forms of angling including night fishing, charter boat

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  9. Your Guide to the Coarse Fishing Closed Season UK

    Your Guide to the Coarse Fishing Closed Season UK

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    What is the Date of the Coarse Fishing Closed Season? As all coarse anglers, and most involved in other disciplines will be aware, the UK river close season has started, dating from 15th March until 15th June as it does every year. This prohibits

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  10. Celebrating the Growth in Female Anglers - International Women’s Day

    Celebrating the Growth in Female Anglers - International Women’s Day

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    Considered a male-dominated sport by many, recreational fishing has slowly been evolving to an activity for females to enjoy too with more women casting their lines than ever. As part of Women’s Day and its #ChooseToChallenge theme, we thought we

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