The VBS: An Inspirational Catalyst for Change

The VBS: An Inspirational Catalyst for Change & A Credit to the Angling Community  National Enforcement Manager Dilip Sarkar MBE looks at the amazing success story that is the Voluntary Bailiff Service   Having been a lifelong angler, after leaving West Mercia Police and taking over the lease of a fishery on the Severn at Worcester,…

Rod Licence Pt 2 : Where does the money go ?

If you read my previous blog piece about the changes being made to the Rod Licence then you know that I think that pretty much everything that has changed is an improvement for anglers. That’s great, but the next big question that generally get’s asked (and there were quite a few comments about it on Facebook…

A Long and Winding Road

A Long and Winding Road Paul Thomas the Angling Trust Regional Fisheries Enforcement Manager for the East of England, talks about his first few months in the job. As you all know, in August 2015 the EA awarded a landmark fisheries contract to the Angling Trust. This announcement followed a rigorous competitive process and forms…