Eventful times with Building Bridges

By introducing fishing to the next generation, Building Bridges is making huge strides towards a brighter future with the UK’s migrant angling community. Dom Garnett went to one of their special events at Wellingborough DNAC’s Ringstead Island Fishery to find out more. On a bright, sunny day at Ringstead Island Fishery, there is a busy…

It’s A Funny Old World !

It is, I’ve decided, a funny old world. Since the Iron Curtain came crashing down and former communist states joined the European Union, some people from those countries have decided to work temporarily or make their homes permanently in England – this free movement being provided for by legislation. No-one, of course, anticipated the effect…

Taking Our Issues to Westminster!

Issues due to the cultural differences between migrant anglers from Eastern Europe, who fish for the pot at home, and our conservation-based angling approach, have been widely reported upon over the last ten years. It is crucially important, however, that this issue remains in perspective: there is, for example, no army of Eastern Europeans eating…