Angling Trust win in court

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Court victory shows protecting our precious rivers and wetlands is no longer a ‘last resort’


Today, the Angling Trust, Fish Legal and WWF-UK’s Judicial Review secured a major step forward for the protection of our country’s most important rivers and wetlands.

The High Court judge […]

Has somebody high in NRW or the Welsh Government got an anti angling agenda?

We would usually put any Fish Legal posts under the newsletters tab, but the increasing gulf between the treatment of anglers and angling in England and Wales is particularly galling. In Wales we are treated with disdain by NRW senior management and the Assembly Government, in England angling is being encouraged and promoted. Has somebody […]

NRW develops new river restoration qualification

We look forward to this initiative being launched in North Wales (We hope!)

As a point of interest the photograph below is, we believe, of work being carried by a working party on the River Dee. North Wales anglers could be forgiven for feeling a bit left out.


The rivers of […]

More help for anglers in England: what's happening in Wales?

Yet another scheme to help anglers over the border. There appears to be a radically different approach to angling in England thanks to the Angling Trust and the Environment Agency. Are Welsh angers being treated with disdain? Is it the Welsh Government that it against us or NRW? The question has to be asked.

Wednesday […]

Sea trout research: well worth a read

Report from the 2nd International Sea Trout Symposium The symposium, which met in Dundalk, Ireland, provided a fascinating insight into recent research into all aspects of sea trout biology and behaviour.

In 2004 the 1st International Sea Trout Symposium was held in Cardiff. Sea trout have long been treated as the poor relations of […]

Fish kill: extracted from NRW website

NRW launches investigation as thousands of fish killed


Our officers have launched an investigation after thousands of fish were killed in a north Wales stream.

Up to 3,000 fish are believed to have been killed on a mile long stretch of the Nant Mawr between Ruthin and Denbigh. They include […]