Time for Reflection

You may have seen across social media an article by Rachel Salvidge from the ENDS team on the future of the Natural England HGB project. See  Article We have been unable to confirm whether this is correct as all communications on the matter are referred to Fish Legal. But, if correct, then this is significant…

New Season and new Hope

Well here we are again and if like me all excited for the start of a new river season. What will it bring this year, that’s the mystery of it all. This time last year the easing of the pandemic restriction allowed angling, but not in any form of competitive gathering. This year things are…

Christmas 2020 Message

Well what a year it’s been for us all and it seems to be getting worse! Who knows what 2021 will bring, along with a vaccine. Hopefully it will bring some sense and let the science finally conclude the way forward with the Hoveton issues. What I find so disappointing is this has developed into…

Challenging Times across the Broads

Much has been happening since my last post back in August on Water needs and balances. The Angling Trust has been in the media on this subject and have launched a campaign called anglers against pollution last week. https://anglingtrust.net/get-involved/anglers-against-pollution/ I raised this a couple of weeks back on the subject of how the Broadland Rivers…

Chairmans Chat July 2020

Hi Folks I thought I would share my correspondence with the EA area manager following many months of awaiting for a decision on  Hoveton, which is also complied by the agencies seemingly inability to provide fishery survey data since 2016 for the Broads and surrounding area. 10th July 2020 Simon Hawkins East Anglia Area Manager…