THE announcement of new rod licence rules and fees last week sparked off yet another debate on just how many anglers there are in England and Wales – with the…

But the overall reforms of the outdated Environment Agency system from the Salmon And Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 should go down well with the majority of anglers, and be in…

The new 2016-17 licence became available to purchase from Tuesday, March 1, and is designed by renowned angling and wildlife artist, David Miller. Following a crucian carp on the coarse…

Proposals include making the licence valid for one year from date of purchase, allowing spessy anglers to pay for a third rod rather than for four, and scrapping the £5…

As reported by Anglerts Mail this summer and autumn, rod licences have been down a huge amount in the previous five years with junior licences a worrying 50 percent down…