Our Future Strategy

Worried whether angling can be sustained on the Broads and by whom. Well that’s the key topic at the next Broads Angling Strategy Group meeting on the 28th Oct. What is needed? Who’s going to pay? What structure is needed to support this? Come along to the meeting if your interested, it’s at the Oaklands…

BASG at the Broads Forum

Tony Gibbons BASG representative on the Broads Forum assisted by Kelvin Allen and John Currie attended the 30th July Broads Forum, in spending an hour presenting the history of BASG and both it’s achievement and more importantly the challenges facing angling within the Broads. In a well attended forum made up of local stakeholders from across the…

BASG at the Broads Forum

Tony Gibbons BASG representative on the Broads Forum assisted by Kelvin Allen and John Currie attended yesterdays (30th July) Broads Forum, in spending an hour presenting the history of BASG and both it’s achievement and more importantly the challenges facing angling within the Broads. In a well attended forum made up of local stakeholders from across the…

Broads Lake Review Project

The Broads Authority is currently engaged in a wide reaching review of all it’s lakes with an aim to restore them back to their former glory and ability to support both recreation and wildlife. A recent workshop attended by a wide number of stakeholders heard the potential plans initially focussed around Hickling Broad and the material and outcomes…

Broads Prymnesium makes national news

Kelvin Allen the BASG Treasurer and Eastern Region chairman of AT has made the news headlines this week, in calling for some concerted action to manage and protect the Broads National Park from Prrymnesium algae.Over the last 3 weeks the Environment Agency have rescued over 500,000 fish from the Upper Thurne area including Hickling Broad,…

230,000 fish rescued from Hickling Broad

Anglers concerns where justified this week, with a major Prymnesium alagal bloom across Hickling Broad. There has been much discussion in recent weeks about the potential environmental impact from any dredging works planned on Hickling and with the Broad almost inpassable to navigation in places there are many challenges ahead. However thanks to the work lead by…

Pike Tagging Progress

The Broadland Pike Tagging Project continues to make significant progress in the quest to improve our understanding of pike stocks in the Broads. The Environment Agency’s Steve Lane and Andy Hindes of Fishtrack Ltd have been out again today to continue training angling volunteers to tag pike. Both Andy and Steve have asked us to…