Building Bridges leader Janusz Kansik (centre) at Carney Pools, near Stafford, which was recently the site of a poaching incident.

Building Bridges project manager Janusz Kansik told Angler’s Mail all about the work. “Building Bridges is about education and prevention,” said Janusz. “We work with fisheries to encourage them to display signs in…

The huge common carp topped Simon Kenny's latest catches at Wellington Country Park.

Simon only got himself a ticket for Berkshire’s Wellington Country Park this season and he topped a recent trip with this PB 55 lb 8 oz common. And then the…

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