Meeting 3rd October Comrades Club Morpeth

6 Sep

The Angling Trust, in association with The Environment Agency, have given notice of the latest Angling Trust North East Fisheries Forum

Tea, Coffee and Free Buffet served from 6.40pm – Meeting begins 7.00pm
This meeting is open to all anglers and fishery owners and is free to attend

This meeting is free to attend and open to all. It is aimed at ALL freshwater anglers, Coarse and Game. It is a key opportunity to hear about the work of the Environment Agency and Angling Trust and is a chance to tell us what YOU think our priorities should be. Plus updates from key organisations in your area.



Mark Lloyd, Angling Trust Chief Executive, will talk about Salmon & Sea Trout netting and the need to get involved with the current EA “Managing Salmon Fisheries” consultation. He will also give an update on the AT Save Our Salmon Campaign.

There will then be a Q&A session with Mark and Jon Shelley of the Environment Agency will also be in attendance to answer any technical questions about the consultation.

Environment Agency Local Fisheries work update

There will also be plenty of time for your questions, ideas and opinions.If there is a specific question you would like to ask at the meeting or a topic you would like to raise please let us know well in advance by emailing



New date for Salmon and Trout Conservation UK meeting – Wednesday 26th July

5 Jun

The meeting that  was postponed for general election “purdah” has been re-arranged as follows:
Wednesday July 26th 2017
Northern Football Club – The McCracken Suite
Chair: Phil Adams, Secretary S&TCUK Northumbria Branch

This meeting is open to all and is free. The bar will be open for the purchase of drinks.
Coffee, tea and biscuits will be available from 6.30pm.

6:30pm Doors open: bar and coffee/tea/biscuits

7:00pm Salmon and sea trout exploitation: what do we want from changes to the regulations?
Jon Shelley Net Fishery Regulation Programme Manager, North East Area

7:30pm Discussion

7:50pm Kielder releases: the new how and why
Rachel Merrix Technical Specialist, Hydrology, North East Area

8:20pm Discussion

8.40pm The Cliff Johnston Lecture
Catching more brown trout – increasing your river’s productivity
Gareth Pedley Northern Conservation Officer, Wild Trout Trust
9:10pm Discussion

NB: Please email: to confirm your attendance!


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New date for North East Fisheries Forum (Tyne) – 28th June

5 Jun

The new details for the meeting postponed due to general election “purdah” are:

North East Fisheries Forum (Tyne)


Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel MetroCentre

Marconi Way, MetroCentre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9XF


Tea & Coffee served from 6.40pm

Meeting begins 7.00pm



Draft Agenda is:


Save Our Salmon Campaign – Mark Lloyd, Angling Trust Chief Executive talks about latest news on Salmon Five Point Plan and in particular the latest developments with nets

Jon Shelley of the Environment Agency talks about the Net Limitation Order Consultation

Environment Agency Update – The latest updates from The Fisheries Team, including their monitoring and project work


If there is a specific question you would like to ask at the meeting please let us know well in advance by emailing

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