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…

That was some September.

Well I’ve discussed climate change for far too many times on this blog, but events of recent weeks just show’s how delicate our environment is. We moved from raging temperatures to being immersed in sea water in a matter of weeks, how will our beloved Broads cope with such climatic challenges. Saline Incursions Who is…

Phew that was some heat

Climate Change Well I’ve been banging on about climate change for many months on this blog and these past few weeks has finally brought the message home to us all. We have seen flows in our rivers some of the lowest, with many fish in distress and many of the tributaries even dry. This is…

The challenges ahead of us

Fishing can be a solitary adventure and I’m not talking about just being by the water. If only anglers could find a way of working together for the greater good then we could achieve some great outcomes. However my favourite saying is that angling means so many things  to so many different people and clearly…

New Year New Approach

At our relaunch event in Oct 2021, we laid out our intention to address the sustainability of the Broads Fishery and our membership supported this unanimously to place the Broads Fishery on a sustainable footing. We have seen through the whole Hoveton saga, that the statutory bodies have little interest in fishing and fisheries, so…

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…