Garfish by the shore !

Garfish are easy to catch and provides a lot of fun for anglers when entering southern Baltic in May. The fish provides a very good fight, making the garfish an ideal target for anglers of all ages. In short, fishing for garfish is really popular and fun fishing – whether you are an experienced angler or [...]

2019 European elections: European anglers committed to #ProtectEUFish

"European anglers look closely at the upcoming European elections, that are likely to have a significant impact on the direction that the European Parliament will take with regard to the role of recreational fisheries in Europe. They have launched a campaign to start mobilising the future Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to #ProtectEUFish. The [...]

Anglers alert about lowest level on record of wild salmon catches in Scotland

"Official data from the Scottish government reveal that 2018 was the worst year on record for wild salmon catches. Last year in Scotland, a total of 37,196 wild salmons were caught and released, representing just 67% of the previous five-year average total. It is the lowest since records began in 1952. “This iconic species is [...]

Dam removal: good news from France and Estonia

"Dam removals are dear to anglers as they understand the importance of free flowing rivers, their importance for the biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, including healthy fish populations. The number of dams in Europe is estimated ca. 1 million, which, on average equalsalmost one barrier for each river kilometre in Europe. These barriers disrupt the natural [...]

Trolling Master Bornholm

Trolling Master Bornholm is Northern Europe's largest angling competition, which will take place in 2019 24th-27th April at the center of Tejn harbor. City party, harbor party and fishing convention in one. This year, the fisherman with the largest salmon gets DKK 100,000, and there are prizes for a total of DKK 240,000. You can [...]

10th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region 2019!

"We will meet on June 12-13, 2019 in the Hanseatic and symbolic city of Gdańsk to discuss topics very much related to the future of the Baltic Sea Region. These are demographic changes along with the circular and sharing economy. There are at least three reasons to come and participate in the Gdańsk Forum. Firstly, [...]

Eastern Baltic cod stock on the brink of collapse

"An increasing number of stakeholders, including the European Anglers Alliance, are urging the EU to intervene to save the Eastern Baltic cod stock from collapse. According to a report published by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) at the beginning of April, the Eastern Baltic Cod stock is “estimated to be in extremely [...]

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