Only Strength in Unity Will Protect the Future of Fishing
Fishing is an important recreation, arguably the most popular of all. It is a business which brings some billion pounds into the Welsh economy each year and is such a delightful way of life to so many people. It is often said that angling - like rugby - is a religion and not a sport.
In Wales we are fortunate that most fishing on rivers, lakes and reservoirs is easily available to local and visiting anglers. Having travelled the world over in search of fishing, I can assure you that we have one of the best methods of all of managing fisheries.
Most beats on Welsh rivers are managed by local people in the form of Welsh angling clubs. This means that local people have the opportunity to have their say and to influence the manner in which their local fisheries are run.
Yet it would be wrong to think that everything is …
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Publication information: Article title: Only Strength in Unity Will Protect the Future of Fishing. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: May 18, 2004. Page number: 8. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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