Fisheries Enforcement Campaign: The Vision Progresses…

It is clear that hitherto, fisheries enforcement has not been appropriately located within the wider frameworks of Rural, Wildlife, Business, Hate and, indeed, Organised Crime. Likewise it is obvious that there has been a pronounced lack of awareness of the wider criminal implications throughout the police service. Moreover, there has been a demonstrable lack of…

Glocks and Kalashnikovs: Fisheries Enforcement Polish Style!

When the Iron Curtain came crashing down in 1989, nobody predicted the effect this would have on angling in Britain. The subsequent membership of the European Union by former communist states in Eastern Europe prompted immigration to Britain – and a clash of angling cultures swiftly followed. Unfortunately this has understandably generated much bad feeling…

Fisheries Enforcement in Poland – Interview with OSA

The OSA is a voluntary fisheries enforcement organisation, specialising in the protection of game fish, in a small area of Poland, concentrating on two rivers – Parseta and Wieprza. This is just one of many similar organisations throughout the country. Angling Trust Building Bridges Project Manager, Rado Papiewski, contacted Andrzej Zawłocki, one of the organisation’s…