9%) of the total catch for trips taken during the red snapper closed season
SOME high-profile Midlands anglers are calling for a radical rethink on the river closed season
after floods all but wiped out winter fishing on running water venues.
The Environment Agency has revealed it has no plans to review the dates of the closed season
on English rivers.
TIPPERARY senior football manager John Evans has launched a scathing attack on the GAA's winter closed season
, claiming that the game's weaker counties are being left even further behind as a result of being unable to train together in November and December.
The new names that have bolstered the squad over the closed season
, include 19-times capped All Black centre Daryl Gibson, pictured, New Zealand A prop Michael Collins and Australia sevens scrum-half Chris O'Young, who all feature in the starting line-up tonight at the Arms Park.
Environment Agency fisheries officer David Bamford said: "It is important to enforce the coarse fish closed season
as fish need to be allowed to spawn successfully without being targeted by anglers.
In Florida, authorities instituted a six-month closed season
on lobsters due to fears of overfishing.
Angling could be about to witness a dramatic change of heart regarding the closed season
following the announcement that the Environment Agency is to launch an official study into all year round fishing.
The bus is not ours and gets used for ordinary hires during the closed season
and it is up to the bus company to use it how they see fit.
Pigeon racing is now in the closed season
and will not commence again until next April.
Keane, who yesterday scored the winning goal in a 1-0 victory for the Republic of Ireland in a testimonial game for Bhoys captain Jackie McNamara, has been linked with a closed season
switch to Celtic.
A SOUTH Wales man was fined pounds 100 and had to forfeit his rod and reel after admitting he fished for trout during the annual closed season