Monthly Archives: September 2019

Scotland’s Fishing and Hunting Threatened

Guest post by Tony Orman An article entitled “Farewell to Deer, Salmon and Grouse.” from a Scottish newspaper “The Oban Times.” 22 August 2019 paints a sorry picture for fishing and hunting. The article began “The old saying ‘a deer from … Continue reading

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“Pest Panic Phobia over Wallabies

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A  conservation and hunting lobby has termed a recent Forest and Bird call for more funding to stop a perceived national plague of wallabies as an attack of “pest panic phobia”. Laurie Collins of Sporting Conservation Outdoor Trust (SCOT) said … Continue reading

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A Salmon Angler’s Lament

Guest Post by Rex N. Gibson We have heard a lot of our river’s plight, Of belligerent anglers demanding their rights, But this is an issue that hasn’t happened before Now the anglers are livid, they can’t catch fish any … Continue reading

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Trout Federation President Wants to be Effective Advocate

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Peter Trolove of Canterbury, 67 years of age,  was elected president of the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers at the organisation’s recent AGM. “It was the best way to be an effective advocate for the sport that has given me so much pleasure,” … Continue reading

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