Christmas News from BASG

Well what a year again, with many of us again getting away from all of the worldly issues by taking time out by the water doing our favoured pastime. People outside our world of angling ask me, what is it that fishing brings to you? My favoured expression is that angling means so many things…

Hoveton a way forward

Chairman’s Chat Nov-2021 We have finally reached a position with the Hoveton saga, following a legal exchange between the respective groups. We have concluded that our legal challenge is no longer needed, as in the agency’s own words, the fish do have enforceable protection within the permit conditions, if it’s then proved the barriers do…

Bloody Minded To

Well so much for the media, an article by Rachel Salvidge from the ENDS team on the future of the Natural England HGB project. See  Article Last week we finally got to see the actual outcome from the EA management on the issue in a 322 page report. This now goes through another “minded to”…

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…