Stronger Together

Thanks to the Voluntary Bailiff Service and the reinvestment of your rod licence funds, anglers are not only protecting fisheries and wildlife, but having a huge wider impact nationally. This week, we hear from National Enforcement Manager, Dilip Sarkar, who pays tribute to our amazing volunteers and urges anglers from every region to look out…

Progress – and a Game Changer…

Personally, I can’t believe sometimes how far we’ve come in putting fisheries crime well and truly on the map – a long way to go yet but progress is now clearly visible. Just have a look at this for starters… Voluntary Bailiff Service & Fisheries Enforcement Support Service We have recently won a major contract…

PROGRESS !

There really isn’t time to write in detail, but it is important, I think, that we cover some news.  Operation TRAVERSE In March I spoke at the Angling Trust East of England Regional Forum, chaired by Kelvin Allen, and in April at Adey Paul’s public meeting in Boston, Lincolnshire, on the Fisheries Enforcement Campaign and…

Mick Brown Backs Angling Trust Enforcement Initiatives

Well, it’s certainly been ‘all systems go’ since I wrote my last Enforcement Blog in April. In fact, it is fair to say that I am busier now than when a serving police officer! So, what’s been happening? Too much, really, to report upon comprehensively here, but to give readers an idea of the high…

Operation CLAMP DOWN 2 – The BIGGER Picture…

By Dilip Sarkar – Angling Trust Fisheries Enforcement Manager Well the coarse fishing close season is now upon us (15 March – 15 June inclusive). Many river anglers, me included, feel that this legislation is now inappropriate and requiring review, but, be that as it may, it currently remains the law of this land. Enforcement,…