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Walthamstow Carp, Having To Work For It!

Written on 8th August, 2016 by Nick Marsh

What’s the most challenging fishing you’ve done? Well for me catching big carp from Walthamstow is right up there, especially if you fish it the way I do. I have worked hard to scale everything right down to become as mobile as possible. Just the walk from the car park to reservoir 2/3 is a bloody long way when pushing a barrow. If you don’t see anything on that reservoir then you have a few others to wander around but before you know it you’ve walked miles trying to find fish.

My first trip to the Stow was in June 2015. I’ve known about the venue for some time but never looked at it mainly because of the night fishing restriction – what a plonker! These reservoirs are very big and I think the idea of going there and catching a carp in a day only session was mind boggling at the time. Having said that I’d started to follow the Walthamstow Facebook page and these carp did come out – and they were big. I had to have a crack at them.

Carp Map
Above: A map of the 2/3. The amount of research I did online prior to my first visit was quite excessive. By the time I fished my first session I knew the swims, the methods often used and had a number of the big fish copied to my phone.

There was something about the 2/3 reservoir that I liked. Reservoirs of this nature often feel like a hole in the ground but the 2/3 didn’t feel like this. It had an interesting shape with 2 connecting to the 3 via a small channel. It contained several islands and the margins were lined along some of the banks with over hanging trees. So my campaign started on the 2/3. My first few sessions saw me fish a lot of swims as I was getting to know the lake. The first 5 sessions saw me blank and although I was learning all the time I was starting to wonder if I’ve bitten off more than I can chew. I was working really hard. I was sometimes camping up the road in a little hut the night before, preparing my rigs and bait before walking miles around the lakes sometimes fishing up to 6 swims in a day – I was really having to work for it.

My first bit of action came from a swim I had not fished before called The Secret. It’s a tight little swim tucked away from everyone else but on this day it clearly had a few fish in it. They were showing in open water and so a hinged stiff rig went out to them. This was fished on a helicopter set up as the bottom is pretty silty here and I don’t want to cast around looking for hard spots. The fish are here and the last thing I want to do is scare them off by leading around.

My middle rod is also cast out to a similar range and the left hand rod cast just off the snags to my left. After about 30mins of fishing at around 7:45am the right hand rod rips off! Before I’ve even hit into it my heart is racing. I’ve waited a very long time for this and I can’t quite believe that I’m into my first Walthamstow carp. It powers off into the lake and it’s taking line quite early in the fight – it’s obviously a decent fish. I’m physically shaking as I start to get the fish under control. I know that this could easily be the fish of a lifetime at a venue like this and I’m preying for it to stay on. I’ve now got the fish around 30yards from the back having hooked it at around 70 yards. Suddenly and for no apparent reason my heart sinks as the hook simply pops out. For a second I stand there in disbelief before dropping the rod and sinking down to the floor. I have my head in my hands and cannot believe what’s just happened. Never have I felt like this about losing a fish. I’m absolutely gutted to say the least. After a few minutes I manage to regain enough composure to get the rod back out on the spot but I am still quite distraught!

Half an hour after losing the fish I notice a number of fish starting to gather in the bottom corner of the lake. They are in the Short Corner swim. It’s a warm day and they are cruising around with the odd fish rolling. Now I know it’s strange to move after having that take but an hour after hooking it has passed and nothing has shown in front of me. Time is precious on the Stow. If you see fish then move on them and so I grabbed my rods and made my way down to the Short Corner.

I cast a couple of bottom baits under the trees to my right and set the third rod up to fish on the surface. To my surprise the fish were straight onto the mixers. I brought in my other two rods as they were simply acting as a distraction and I knew that I had a really good chance to taking one of these fish off the top – a method I’ve used to catch loads of carp over the years. I set up using my Nash Bolt Machine and Kruiser Control hooklength to a size 8 Mixa hook. I send the bolt machine out to where they are feeding at about 45 yards and it’s grabbed almost instantly. The bolt machine had done a great job as the fish almost hooked itself. Having said that it was off as quickly as it was on! Strangely I was not as bothered about this loss. The fish were really having it and I knew that I’d get another chance if I got the rig back out there quickly. I fed a few more mixers and then cast out the rod. Again it was away and after a good scrap I had my first carp from the 2/3, a lovely little mirror. Not a monster but what a relief. As the fish went in the net I couldn’t help but shout and punch the air … get in!

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Above: Not big but my first Stow carp. I was delighted!

After putting the fish back I continued to feed the swim and after a further 30 minutes I was into another. The fish went crazy and it was no surprise when I netted a small common. It was a shame that I’d not hooked anything as big as the fish I lost in the morning but I was really pleased to finally be getting amongst them.

The fish slowly drifted away through the afternoon. The evening saw me moving around the lake fishing a few swims but without any further success. After a number of blank sessions I finally had a session where I’d caught 2 and lost 2. I felt like I’d turned a corner and couldn’t wait to get back.

I think I blanked on my next session on the 2/3. It had been a couple of months before I could get back and it felt good to be back on the banks of the Stow. I had a typically quiet morning on the 2/3 and was pushing my barrow around the lake looking for fish. Until now I had been obsessed with the 2/3 and had ignored the 1 that sits right next to it however on this day there were fish topping out on the 1 around the island. I couldn’t ignore them and a couple of rods went out to them. A few baits were put out with the throwing stick. The rods were laying on the ground, no buzzers or banksticks needed as I was going to get back on the 2/3 after an hour regardless of what happened. After just 20mins the clutch on the left hand rod was spinning and I was into a decent carp. As I brought the fish over the net I could see that it was a very pretty mirror which looked to be an upper double. I was chuffed. It was tempting to continue fishing that spot but I wasn’t really where I wanted to be. That bonus fish really lifted my spirits but it was time to get back on the 2/3.

The 2/3 did not give me another fish that day. In fact the next two sessions were blanks before the year kinda ended for me on the Stow. Work had become busy and I was fishing short sessions on other waters closer to home. It felt like I’d put a lot of effort in that first year on the Stow without much of a reward.

June 2016 and my first trip back at the Stow for about 6 months. I take a decent walk around the 2/3 before settling in the Culvert swim. I start fishing at around 7.30am and by 8.30am the day is really warming up. The fish are obviously in the upper layers and so I feed in some mixers. It wasn’t long before the fish were onto them and so I brought in the rods and decided that I would fish with just 1 rod and move onto the fish around the lake if I needed to. The bait was barely in the water for 2 minutes before it was taken. What followed was an epic fight. One of the hardest fighting carp I’d caught in a long time. I was fishing fairly light gear and so it must have taken nearly 25 minutes to land a stunning, chestnut coloured common.

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Above: Getting bigger. A low 20 common caught on floaters.

After that capture the fish drifted out in to the lake so I moved around to the Beach swim to try and snatch one from there. They were no longer taking the mixers enthusiastically and it became obvious that I was going to struggle to get another bite from these fish. Everything was loaded onto the barrow and I was off around the lake in search of fish. After a couple of laps around the 2/3 I had only seen a few fish. It was a hot day by late morning and covering this much water pushing a barrow was quite hard work. As I walked down the bank that is shared with reservoir 1 I noticed a group of fish. They were on the 1 and I decided to have a quick go for them. I fired out a few mixers and they were not immediately interested but within about 20 minutes I had a few taking. Out went my trimmed down pop up on my trusty Nash Bolt Machine. They were at reasonable range – maybe 50 / 60 yards. My bait had been in the water for a few minutes when a big fish came towards the bait from the right. It’s shoulders broke the surface as it confidently took the bait – boom, fish on!

From the moment I hooked it I knew it was a decent fish. It kited hard to my left. I had a fairly light hooklength and a small hook so I was very aware of this throughout the fight. The fish used it’s weight to try and stay deep. The water was only knee deep in the margins and so I stepped out into the lake with my landing net. The fish made a number of powerful runs down to my left and then down to the right. There wasn’t much I could do except to try and keep it under control and do just enough to stop the fish reaching a few snags that were either side of me. After about 20minutes or so I pulled a big, fat Walthamstow carp over the net. I was absolutely buzzing….yes, yes, yes….get in! I can’t believe it. I leave it in the net for a minute whilst both the fish and I recover! Love it!

Fortunately a couple of guys from Thames Water walk passed. I ask if they would help me weigh and photograph the fish. “It’s a bit special” I say to them. These guys say that they’ve seen a few decent fish from the lakes over the years but they can’t help but be impressed when I bring a big mirror out of the water. We host it up onto the scales – 35lb 4 oz of Walthamstow mirror carp. The carp has since been recognised as the second biggest fish in the number 1 – a fish called Elvis.

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Above: In the water with Elvis at 35lb 4oz.

Finally the Stow paid me back. Almost exactly 1 year after I started my campaign I got my reward. I had probably only managed around a dozen or so trips but all of them have been greulers. The hard work had finally paid off. It’s now August 2016 and I’ve not managed to get back to the Stow again due to joining a syndicate but I will be back that’s for sure. I still want that biggun’ from the 2/3.

Seabass Stocks Around The UK Coastlines Are Below Critical

Fisheries scientists have recently reported that stocks of seabass around the North European and UK coastlines have fallen below the critical level which guarantees recovery.

Advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) for 2017 says: “ICES advises that when the precautionary approach is applied, there should be zero catch (commercial and recreational) in 2017.”

So, what now? There is a call to cease all bass netting and make Catch and Release imperative. The decline in stocks has resulted from increased commercial overfishing since 1985, not from recreational fishing.

Martin Salter, national Campaigns Coordinator for the Angling Trust said: “The politicians have only themselves to blame and their blatantly political decision taken last year, in contravention of clear scientific advice, to grant a four-month exemption and larger vessel catch limits to inshore gill netters and hook and liners from the proposed six-month bass moratorium, which was unfair, irresponsible and inflicted further damage on already threatened bass stocks.”

In a bid to rectify the problems the UK and Northern European seabass are facing, the Angling Trust and BASS are seeking a meeting urgently with UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice to discuss the government’s response to the advice that has been given on the matter.

Nigel Horsman from BASS said: “This is a sad day for bass stocks and for all those thousands of anglers who take so much pleasure from catching bass. We can only hope that our fishery managers and politicians learn from their mistakes and heed the lessons from other countries, such as the USA, who have faced similar situations. It is imperative that no risks are taken with the ability of the remaining bass stock to mount a recovery. But, provided we do that now, I am hopeful that bass stocks will recover. But we must also fix the underlying cause of the current problem which is commercial overfishing on a grand scale.”

Sea Fishing – Maybe It’s In The Blood?

So why am I such an obsessive angler? Where did it come from? Well the answer might lie in the ocean! In and around Poole Harbour to be precise, where a couple of generations of Marshes have wet a line.

My grandad and I shared the same passions in life – camping, caravanning, fishing and boats. He was obviously quite adventurous in his day and maybe that was passed down the line somewhere. I was lucky as during his final years I was in Poole a fair amount. I would take him his shopping and sit in his front room for hours talking about our shared interests and they were always full of fishing stories.

The most famous one being the time he caught a 7lb plaice from Poole Harbour, which is a truly impressive specimen and was apparently the harbour record at the time. He caught it near the chain ferry fishing from behind the Haven Hotel a spot I’ve fished a number of times myself.

He was mad about boats too! He would chug around Poole Harbour on his little cruiser fishing for bass, plaice and anything else that would grab his bait. This was something I was happily able to replicate when I purchased my first boat in around 2009. It’s a magical feeling being out of the water on your own boat, sun coming up in the sky, flat calm sea and the odd fish topping – amazing!

My dad would sometimes go fishing with my grandad as a kid but maybe more keen was my uncle, who still fishes from time to time. He once caught a huge Anglerfish (probably the ugliest fish I’ve ever seen!) off Chesil Beach – again a spot I have fished a number of times. Treading in their footsteps and catching fish from exactly the same spots is something that’s been quite special for me. I’ve enjoyed fishing in and around Dorset and that is where I have enjoyed the vast majority is of my sea fishing however I have cast my rods out into a number of oceans in the UK and overseas.

Like many fisherman, when ever I go on a family holiday I manage to sneak a rod in my luggage. As an angler I am used to getting up early. Whilst the family is sleeping I crawl out of bed and head for the nearest patch of water. We’re often near the coast and therefore the patch of water is nearly always the sea!

To catch good fish you’ve got to have a good bait. “Rag worm or big lob worms are what you need!”, my grandad would say. “Great! I’ll pop to the tackle shop and grab some”, I replied. Grandad looks at me in a confused state. “You can go and bloody dig them up at Baiter Park or at the bottom of Evening Hill – costs nothing!” I say goodbye and go fetch my spade!

The Jurassic Coast stretches for over 95miles. It runs from Exmouth right up to Old Harry Rocks on the Isle of Purbeck (a landmark my family and I know very well indeed). Probably one of the most famous stretches of beach along the Jurassic coast is Chesil Beach. It’s an amazing place. The shingle beach stretches for miles (18miles in fact) and can actually be quite dangerous and wild in places. The beach can be quite steep which makes it a bit dodgy when the tide is coming in – however it’s these steep banks that make the fishing amazingly good. Fish shoal up there, sometime quite close to the shore.

Usually at Chesil you can bag up on mackerel but they are only there from about May – August each year. I can’t imagine how many are actually out there! They get fished for quite heavily each year with people taking way more than they should but still there seems to be loads of them. On this particular trip we were there for less than half an hour and after a few casts we were catching 3 or 4 a chuck! A few for the freezer and then we were away. Best way to cook mackerel? Devilled Mackerel where you gut then cook the fish whole with just a squeeze of lemon and a heap of madras sauce!

It’s fair to say that I stopped fishing for predominantly carp from about 2007 – 2014. The kids were young and carp fishing simply took up too much time. Short fishing trips were order of the day and this often involved lure fishing in rivers or in the sea. I had done a fair amount of shore fishing by now on beaches, rocks and off piers. I wanted to get out there, like properly out into the sea – where the fish grew bigger. I would drive the family crazy by stopping at every opportunity to view boats and dream of owning a cruiser of some description. I even dragged them around the Southampton Boat Show one year. In 2009 I finally got my first boat. It was very modest to say the least and it looked tiny in comparison to the super yachts that I shared the marina with! She was named Nellsey – Nell after my nan (Nelly) and Sey after my grandad (Seymour).

Now, I know it’s not a Sunseeker but the point is I could ‘get out there’! This opened up a whole set of angling experiences for me and it was amazing. I could go to my little boat, moored at Cobbs Quay, at any time of day. I would jump in the boat and be off across the harbour. If conditions were right I would even fly out of the harbour entrance and journey out into Poole Bay – making sure I avoided some of the obstructions that my grandad told me about (the training bank!). On grandads advice I would drift all the way from Old Harry Rock down into the beaches near bournemouth catching fish all the way!

I went on to catch all sorts of fish from the boat – mackerel, garfish, bream, loads of wrasse and pollock but what I was really after was a big bass. I never did catch that biggun’ so that’s still on the bucket list! Hopefully one day I’ll write on here about the capture of a double figured bass – that would be awesome.

 

With kind permission from and written by Nick Marsh on 8th July

Are You Heading Pike Fishing In Scotland?

There are only a few species that can be fished over the whole of Scotland with Pike being the most popular. From the highland lochs, travelling down the Lowland lochs and rivers, Scotland offers fantastic pike fishing.

Pike are a predatory fish that spends hours, days and sometimes even weeks patiently waiting for the right opportunity to attack at their prey. They tend to wait for a smaller fish to come along, for example a roach that has strayed a little too far from the shoal, then boom, the pike strikes and the prey is unable to escape the grip of the predators hundred of little teeth.

Scotland sits in the middle of the geographical area where pike can be found, from Norfolk in England to Northern European countries. The mid-range setting gives pike the correct climate and conditions, which sees the species grow to a consistently large size. The most notable lochs producing several pike weighing over 30lbs are Loch Awe in Argyll and Bute, Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway, and Loch Lomond in the Highlands. The largest pike recorded in Scotland was caught on Loch Lomond weighing a whopping 47lbs 11oz in 1947.

Today, the pike is Scotland’s number one freshwater predator, and with many fisheries able to offer great pike fishing, the angler will likely have the water to themselves or only with a few others. This special offering enables the angler to enjoy the natural and sincere beauty that Scotland has to offer.

Once a pike is caught, pike anglers weigh their catch in pounds and ounces. To help you calculate the weight of your fish, download the FishFigure app to size your fish from a photo. Alternatively, you can create a manual logbook entry if you have measured the weight and/or length of the pike.

If you are heading off on a day trip, or perhaps a longer one, check first whether or not you need to buy a permit. Additionally, take with you the correct equipment to handle and deal with the large pike that you will catch. The tools used for unhooking are equally important as the rods, reels and nets that you use. Practicing catch and release will enable others to enjoy the sport you love in the future.

For more information visit FishPal.

Bass Fishing In The United States

Angling for North America game fish is known as bass fishing. The species included in this sport are largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, Guadalupe bass and spotted bass. All black bass, which are typically found in lakes, ponds, reservoirs and rivers, are known by fishermen to be strong, resilient fighters.

Today, bass fishing has become a multibillion-dollar industry in the United States seeing a fast development in its’ fishing gear from rods and reels to lines and lures, and to instruments such as float tubes and drift boats. In fact, the black bass has become the second most popular game fishing in America.

A comparison of Largemouth bass and smallmouth bass according to ‘Waterman, Charles F., Black Bass & the Fly Rod, Stackpole Books (1993):

Largemouth

  • Greater overall size
  • Greater resistance when hooked
  • Short and powerful runs
  • Escape to cover

Smallmouth

  • Jump more
  • Fight aggressively on the surface
  • Attempt to throw the hook

Bass fishing in America has evolved naturally by itself, with today’s British sea bass fishermen looking across the pond for tips and help on technique. By the start of the 20th century bass fishing was a well-established sport. By half way through the century, angling tools for bass had developed extensively, which in turn boosted the number of bass being caught. This undoubtedly stimulated the sport further.

The increasing popularity of the sport has been combined with a catch and release policy. In order to quickly and safely return your catch to the water you can take a quick photo of the fish on your phone or digital camera, then, at a later date, size your fish from the photo using the FishFigure app. This practice of catch and release is found at the famous competitions found in the United States. The bass, once caught, are released as quickly as possible after the size of the fish has been taken and weighed by the officials. The most famous major bass competitions to be found are: Bassmasters and the FLW series.

If you are heading out bass fishing, or embarking on a trip soon, we would love to hear how you get on. Tight lines!

Is A Record Year For Roach On The Cards…?

There have been many projects put in place over the past decade to rejuvenate the roach species nationwide on both rivers and stillwaters. With successful results, 2016 sets to be a record one!

“Leading the charge to revive Britain’s most iconic fish is the longest-running conservation drive – the Avon Roach Project – which has seen a record-breaking year. Species enthusiasts Trevor Harrop and Budgie Price created the scheme to boost redfin stocks on the Hampshire Avon by installing dozens of spawning boards. Roach lay their eggs on these and the juveniles are then nurtured with the aim of later restocking them back into the river.”

According to Trevor, “The past couple of years have been the most fruitful for us by far and 2016 is going to be a special year for the species,” he said.

“The fish we restock are now bigger and better than they have ever been, and we are producing more numbers as we have honed our techniques after 11 years of running it. The work is starting to make a real difference.”

However, it is not only the Hampshire Avon with a successful programme to see the rejuvenation project work. Many river trusts are using Trevor’s ideas and are installing spawning boards to hold fry for restocking.

“Fish stocks, in particular roach, have been in decline on the Kennet in recent years and we wanted to do something about it, so we have been working hard with the Environment Agency to improve fish habitats on the waterway and breed more fish,” he said.

Fisheries across the country are recording greater catch numbers, owing much happiness to many anglers.

Leading fisheries consultant Andrew Ellis, of AE Fisheries said:

“A lot of people want to fish for big roach, especially the more traditional anglers, and plenty of fisheries have started to try to provide this, including Lemington.
“We have been netting and cropping the stock at Abbey Lake to help produce some of the biggest and best fish.“This year’s netting saw us pick out a handful of roach to 3lb 4oz – the lake has some truly stunning fish in it,” he added.

For more information, visit Angling Times

Salmon Fishing Courses On The River Tweed, Autumn 2016

Some say it doesn’t get better than autumn fly fishing for salmon, so we are very excited to tell you about Chris Hayward, the new Farlows Group Tuition Manager’s, salmon fishing courses he is running this year on the River Tweed.

The River Tweed is one of the most fruitful rivers in Europe, which combined with salmon runs at their highest, gives every fisherman a chance of hooking the fish of their dreams. When this crowning moment happens, remember to take a quick photo of your fish and an all important ‘money-shot’ picture. At a later date, as you sit back and reminisce over your success, you can upload the photo of your catch into FishFigure, the fishing app to size your fish.

With the course held at Bemersyde, the outstanding fishing takes place on one of the most beautiful positions on the river, as it twists past the Eildon Hills in a stunning and striking wooded gorge. Here, fishermen are given complete seclusion from the outside world – it is a unique and extremely special place of peace, tranquility and beauty.

The stretch itself is one mile long, consisting of two-thirds offering double bank fishing. The fly-fishing presented is exciting, interesting and of a very high quality, with the added bonus of a pool or stream for every height of water.

On this year’s course two Farlow’s instructors will be nearby on the riverbank to help, guide and assist you ensuring you develop the skills required to tackle every possible outcome. Moreover, the dream of catching your much anticipated salmon becomes ever more tangible with the inside knowledge and expertise of two gillies at Bemersyde.

Details for the courses:

The first course is being held Thursday, 22nd September – Saturday, 24th September 2016.

There are six rods on offer – £1,499 per rod.

The second course is being held from Monday, 21st October – Wednesday, 2nd November 2016.

There are four rods on offer – £1,699 per rod.

It is important to note that despite being one of the best European rivers to fish, this course offers the perfect opportunity for salmon fishing beginners, those wanting to improve their knowledge, and well-established fishermen alike to take part. No matter what standard you are, this course offers the chance to build and develop skills, be introduced to one of the finest beats on the river, and, with any luck, create memories that will last forever and a day.

What to find included in the course prices:

  • Full board and accommodation at the Townhouse, Melrose
  • All fishing for the duration of the course
  • Lunch on the riverside
  • Full access to instruction and guiding
  • A FREE casting lesson to refine your skills pre-fishing trip
  • 10% off any tackle bought from Farlows prior to the course

We are not sure about you, but it sure sounds like a fantastic trip to us!

If you would like more information, contact Farlows sister store Sportfish Reading:

Telephone: 0118 930 3860

Email: tuition@sportfish.co.uk

Website: Farlows Fly Fishing

Download the FishFigure app FREE for iOS or Android. Alternatively, visit their website to register FREE for the WebApp where you can use photos from your phone or digital camera.

Why Britain’s Chalk Rivers Are Under Threat

“On the banks of the River Itchen in Hampshire, dragonflies whir across the nettles and blossom. From a nearby copse of trees a chiffchaff and cetti’s warbler attempt to outdo one another in mid-morning song. A couple of ducks steer a meandering course through the gin-clear water. The odd trout flashes up and out in a glint of silver, snatching greedily at the hatching flies.”

There are a mere 210 chalk streams to be found in the world with 160 of them based in England. They are picturesque to say the least. So beautiful in fact that many famous authors have based their literature around them.

“Kenneth Grahame had Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad lark about a chalk stream in Wind in the Willows. The poets Ted Hughes and Sir John Betjeman wrote of trout weaving their lazy path over the gravel beds and in 1820 John Constable captured the beauty of the Avon in front of Salisbury Cathedral.”

The Itchen, found running through Hampshire, has kept the same beauty it was characterised  by a century ago, however, the natural environment is no longer in tact. In fact, it is under huge threat.

“A new riverfly survey of England’s chalk streams has revealed some of the rivers are in an “abysmal” state. Of 120 sites sampled in the census commissioned by Salmon and Trout Conservation UK, only 14 were found to be unimpacted by human activity.”

The main sources causing a fast decline to the condition are agricultural and road run off, and poorly treated sewage. Additionally, the rise in fish farms have seen a depletion in fly life.

“Jeremy Paxman, the journalist and keen fly-fisherman, wrote a foreword to the 2015 Riverfly Census in which he described the situation as “depressing”.

“Something has gone very wrong and those who care about it are an eccentric minority,” he wrote. “Yet experience tells us that almost everything in nature is connected. A decline in fly life on rivers will have consequences.”

It is the fishermen who are leading the campaign to save England’s crystal clear chalk streams to ensure they are not lost forever. If actions are successfully made, they are then left with the hope that the rivers are able to regenerate.

“If our chalk streams vanish we face losing more than mere waterways; rather the tributaries that comprise our national consciousnes.”

For more information on this matter please visit The Telegraph.

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