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About charlieannear

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    Conservation Officer
  • Birthday 06/09/1973

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    Parkstone, Poole
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    Star Turn
  1. Bass Regs 2018 - C&R

    The tackle shops need to stock the stuff before we can buy it. It they don’t... Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  2. Bass Regs 2018 - C&R

    The tackle industry did send representatives to Brussels this time, but I agree, they need to be a lot more vocal. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  3. Bass Regs 2018 - C&R

    Please see below for information regarding the photographing and/or measurement of catch and release Bass: Hello everyone Defra and the MMO have provided me with the following statement with regards to the weighing/photographing of bass under the current regulations which require, “immediate release” of bass caught recreationally. This is an issue which was raised with us by anglers and therefore required clarification. The main intention of the European Regulations, which restrict landings of bass, is to protect the stock for the long-term sustainability of the fishery. The current rules in place for recreational fishers and angling for bass are limited to catch and release only throughout 2018. This means that any bass caught during 2018 must be returned immediately. This applies if you are fishing from a boat or from the shore. We have been made aware of the confusion this has raised within the recreational angling sector where fish are usually weighed and photographed, during competition conditions, for example. We are able to clarify that for enforcement purposes we interpret the term ‘immediately’ to mean as soon as practicable to maximise the chance of survivability. During any inspection it would be the responsibility of the individual to demonstrate this and to assist enforcement officers in determining that this is the case. We would encourage angling competition organisers to ensure that competition rules explicitly include provisions to promote an effective catch-and-release process which encourages competitors to adhere to safe and careful fish handling techniques, and to encourage fish being returned to the sea as soon as reasonably practicable after capture. It would be helpful if you could inform your local clubs and competition organisers. We will be including this in the next Sea Update email to our members. Have a very Happy Easter. Regards David David Mitchell Head of Marine | Angling Trust Sent from my SM-J530F using Tapatalk
  4. Photobucket pictures

    Jim, this is so that you can see photos that others have posted on the forum using photobucket, for example on old posts that you might want/need to refer back to. Lofty used photobucket a lot in his posts for instance, but if you look at one of the old posts, particularly via a web browser, you won’t be able to see the photos because Photobucke5 have c*cked around with how they let others see photos that they host. Dave’s instructions give a fix for that issue. Hope that helps you grumpy old b**ger. [emoji14] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  5. Undulate Rays

    Works fine for me? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  6. Undulate Rays

    https://www.mcsuk.org/news/Undulate-rays Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  7. MSC Good Fish Guide 2018

    https://www.mcsuk.org/news/fish_ratings_update Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  8. I will post updates if there are any amendments, but for now, this is what they are: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/guidance-on-2018-bass-fishing-published Sent from my SM-J530F using Tapatalk
  9. Rod Repair

    Seemed to be a complete pain in the arse to try and get a tip ring ring which was both good quality and the right size. Veals kit was out of stock, and I didn't want to get a big kit and end up with a box of tip rings that didn't fit any of my limited selection of rods... So took it to Castaways and got it fixed. £4 job done [emoji476] Now if only this weather would do one... Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  10. Rod Repair

    Thanks all, will get the callipers out of the shed and measure the diameter of the rod, and then get a decent tip ring [emoji4] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  11. Rod Repair

    Do we have any rod repairers in the club? Sam's Ugly Stik spinning rod has lost its tip ring insert, and I don't want to knacker it trying to get the old tip ring assembly off! [emoji56] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  12. Bournemouth Beach Clean

    Thanks for putting this up Martin- sorry I missed your email about it [emoji847] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  13. Ocean plastics

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-39931042 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  14. Poole Rocks MCZ

    http://poolerocksmcz.uk/ Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  15. Weighing Scales

    On the Bream Comp(s) on Sunday, I discovered that my Rapala, up to 50lb, digital scales have packed up. Put in a new battery- still no joy. Took them apart and there's a big sealed unit side, so there's nothing that I can test/fix. [emoji34] So what do you guys recommend these days? ⚖️[emoji476] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk