BASG Change in Direction

Open letter to all Broads Anglers. Since it’s formation back in 2000, BASG has provided a supporting framework for anglers who fish the Broads, with 5 figure investments of public money providing support and facilities for all anglers to enjoy, what is the UK’s largest inland fishery. Back in 2018 BASG realised that set against…

.Time for Reflection

It’s been a momentous year for us all, with weather ranging from -13 to +40 and more saline than nature could deal with in the late summer.  We have seen massive changes in direction from Natural England and the Hoveton Great Broad project, which has finally seen sense. EA Engagement We end the year with…

Momentum carried forward

Following the momentous events in September reported last month, we continue good progress on a number of fronts, opening up new channels and thinking. EA Fisheries Engagement We have recently met with the new Norwich EA fisheries team and were quite blown away with their thinking and plans for delivery in the coming year, whilst…

Wensum Breach and its Management

Back in Sep 2021 we learn about a bank breach on the river between Quest and Bintree. This first occurred as far back as November 2020, when we had the deluge of rainfall and much of the Wensum flood plain flooded. However this isn’t the floodplain working as designed, but a breach of the Main…

Broads Salinity Timeline Sep-22

Over the period 14th Sept for 10 days a significant saline event occurred right across the Broads. we have compiled events like River Levels, Salinity Readings taking by Volunteers and sighting of environmental impact like dead fish into a daily diary. It was this data that provided the evidence to map the impact and how…